The organization that I have chosen is Dick’s sporting goods store. Dick started when he was 18 years in 1948. He opened a shop in Binghamton, NY with $300. Dick’s son Edward was the one who has expanded the business into a major sporting goods chain. Firm’s Strategic Mission: Dick’s sporting goods store mission statement is from Dick’s son Edward Stack the CEO of the company.
Macy’s The department store that had been around America’s business since 1858. The founder was Rowland Hussey Macy, he started with only 4 retail stores for dry goods in the state of Massachusetts in 1843 – 1855. The stores had failed, thus he decided to move to the new location in New York on Sixth Avenue in 1858. Later, the store moved to Herald Square in 34th Street in 1902 from a small store and now they are building the largest department store in the U.S.
I. Attention-getter Imagine leaving work late and you need to stop by a retail store to get a last-minute gift for a surprise birthday party tonight. Then imagine that you only pass two stores on your way home which carry the gift you have in mind. Although both stores carry the item you want to purchase, one store is less expensive. However, you are on a budget, therefore you choose the less expensive store. Now that you have entered the store, you notice that the item you are looking for, you cannot find, nor can you find anyone to assist you.
The Hudson Bay Company is a Canadian company that is one of the oldest in the world. Their initials HBC, are jokingly said to mean Here before Christ. The company was the major reason for growth in Canada. King Charles 11 of England is the reason the company was established in 1670, he granted the company a fur trade monopoly even though the land did not belong to him or his country. The success of HBC in the early years is due to the First Nations people, the Native American Indians that lived in the area.
Nordstrom’s store interior design has a traditional wood, elegant appearance and, at the same time, conventional. From the main entrance, people can appreciate the illuminated interior lights of Nordstrom with its picturesque windows placed on both sides of the door where they used to collocate inanimate mannequins dressed in the last attire of the season; a festive recreation to enhance consumerism or, Nordstrom’s’ magazines postcards. The retailer entrance is like a short tunnel, an abstract or geometric museum painting that magnetizes people to discover their merchandise variety. At the end of the entrance, in the form of the mini art exhibition tunnel, people can find an empty corridor of merchandise that give people a sensation, a wider and more orderly view of the store, which takes people to the heart of Nordstrom store, the stairs.
Overview Lululemon Athletica, Inc. was founded by Chip Wilson in Vancouver, Canada. Since it was founded, Lululemon has achieved significant growth, which is the 174 stores in 4 countries around the world. Lululemon achieved net revenues of $1billion and $ 184.1 million of net earnings in 2012. Of these, nearly 82% came from retail stores, only 11% came from sales on the Internet.
Personal Reflection My dream goal is to someday become a full-time Senior Multiplayer Game Designer. However, goals can’t be achieve unless you’re prepare to tackle any sort of bad contingencies, which I had made a plan. A plan that is so great that no one even knew that they could do it in my way. The moment I graduate in June 2018, from Hidden Valley High School, I will receive my high school diploma.
B: INTERNAL ANALYSIS KEY PRODUCTS: Lululemon athletica offers a diverse and growing selection of premium-priced performance apparel and accessories. Women Men • Sports bras • Tanks • Tops • Jackets • Skirts and dresses • Socks and underwear •
Part II Organizations Focusing in the Production of Menswear Nike and Ralph Lauren are two of the leading companies in the U.S, which focus on the production of menswear. Nike was founded in 1964, and is an American multinational firm that engages in the designing, developing, manufacturing, and worldwide sale and marketing of apparel, footwear, accessories and services, and equipment (Arnett et al, 2010). It is headquartered in the Portland metropolitan region, particularly Oregon. Nike is one of the globe’s largest supplies of apparel and athletic shoes, as well as a key producer of sports equipment. Ralph Lauren is a U.S, publicly traded holding firm, which is headquartered in the New York City.
Abstract Think about a time where you needed to return an item but did not have the receipt. You decide to return it anyway. The store associate tells you no, and is in no way recanting their answer. How did that make you feel? Now, imagine being able to return that item years later without the receipt.
Nike was founded on January 25, 1964. It’s a multinational corporation that has occupied itself with developing, designing, and manufacturing athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and more. Nike is known to be the largest manufacturer of athletic wear and footwear. Now, living in a household full of girls you were prone to seeing a million shoes scattered around the house and opening our closets was like opening a door to another world. They were filled to the max with clothes.