The everyday low pricing strategy works best in a broader store positioning strategy and supported with advertising. Hi-Value doesn’t need to be the lowest priced supermarket in the area for the everyday low pricing strategy to work. Lowering pricing needs to be used by all in the area or else Hi-Value will confuse our store image and positioning. Hi-Value must look at recent consumer research to see how we are positioned and how this pricing will change our image. There is potential to reduce operating costs.
Competition exists in most industries, and it is considerably fierce in the restaurant business. This is especially true for the focus of this paper, Panera Bread, and the specific restaurant market it operates within, “Fast Casual”. According to the balance, Fast Casual offers the ease and convenience of fast food but with a more inviting sit-down atmosphere. As evidenced by Panera’s explosive growth since its inception, their execution has helped define the Fast-Casual concept.
Another company is Sysco, a food-service distributor in the U.S. Porter demonstrates that “It led the move to introduce private-label distributor brands with specifications tailored to the food-service market, moderating supplier power. Sysco emphasized value-added services to buyers such as credit, menu planting, and inventory management to shift” (Porter, 2008, p. 90). Like Paccar, Sysco knows how to make them different from their competitors in the high competitive industry. In food industry, customers is very sensitive with price because they have many options for substitute, so companies must have a competitive prices. However, Sysco decides that they should add values to their products and improve connection with their suppliers.
PESTLE analysis is include of political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental factors. PESTLE is a business tool that used by companies to track and analyse the macro environment in which the company operate. This tool is very useful which help in overall growth and development of organization after learning from the past mistake and working for future. The first factor is political factor which include such as law of land, taxation policies, rules and regulation, trade restriction and so on.
2.0 PESTEL ANALYSIS A PESTEL Analysis is a marketing framework to analyse how an organisation is being impacted by a wide range of external imperatives. 2.1 Political Local political factor has a less significant impact on Starbucks Singapore due to strong political stability in Singapore. Singapore is consistently ranked as the lowest political risk country in Asia since 2002 (Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, 2015). However, the political stability in the global market is highly important as Starbucks coffee is certified as an ethically traded coffee.
One of the most commonly used is the PESTLE Analysis which is based on the investigation of the political, economic, social, technological, legal, and ecological factors that surround the country. The analysis aim is to evaluate the aspects that could directly affect the company during its time in a foreign country since these are the factors that could come into play that some may not consider before. This is important because a better understanding of the country’s environment (including political, economic, and cultural aspects) the greater the probability of the product being a success and there is a less risk involved. Yet this among the other aspects previously mentioned form part of a much larger process that the company must
Francis Aguilar (1967) is the first known reference to the origin of the PESTEL analysis. In his study known as Scanning the Business Environment, he studied the environmental factors that affect business environment and come up with the first acronym ‘ETPS’ which meant the Economic, Technical, Political and social factors (Aguilar, 1967). Later Arnold Brown (1967) focused on the study and came up with a new perspective towards the study of social-technical, economic, political, and ecological (STEPE) factors. In 1980, Porter among other authors scanned the business environment and came up with the current acronym PESTEL meaning political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental factors (FME, 2013). According to Collins (1997),
PESTEL ANALYSIS Pestel is a strategic analysis tool used by organizations to scan the macro-environment in which they operates, helps to identify external factors that can affect the organization's business activities and performance (Gockeln 2014). Macro-environmental factors are those that affect clothing industry and the industry have no control over rather than adapting to it. By so doing, it gives ability to differentiate themselves from potential competitors and sustain performance. Table 2 depicted, (PESTEL) Political, Economic, Social/ Cultural, Technological, Environmental and Legal external factors. Political factors: these are examined from the political stability point of view, which covers government policy intervention in the economy, deregulation, taxation changes, as well as the attitude of political parties on the government policy.
Considering using more technology inside Trader Joe’s would also speed up business inside Trader Joe’s. 5 – Conclusion This paper has revealed the most powerful and weak spots of Trader Joe’s. Supermarket industry is currently alive and competition between firms are very contentious.
PESTEL analysis is a tool that is used to analyse an organisation’s macro-environment. Political Environment The incident of 9/11 has affected the airline industry adversely. The number of tourists to different countries has immensely decreased due to the fear of safety and security issues. On the other hand countries have put measures in place such as strict visa policies and border controls in an effort to combat terrorism attacks.
In this segment we will discuss about the external forces of the company that are not controllable (Keegan and Keegan, 1989). PESTLE analysis will be an effective tool here to analyze the factors. 2.1.1 PESTLE Analysis PESTLE is a very effective macro environmental tool containing six important factor. Political Factors In India political factor is very vulnerable.
The owners of Sisig sought to be the pioneer Filipino food company by providing unique and memorable customer experience to its clientele. The two individuals, Evan Kidera and Gil Payumo, focused on delivering innovative products and benefitting from a growing customer base. Specifically, being one of the food truck inventors in San Francisco, Senor Sisig had an obligation to revolutionize the sector (Kidera et al., 6). In fact, the decision to operate a unique operational model enabled the company to expand its services from one food truck to current three under its fleet. Through the provision of quality products, Senor Sisig has maximized its returns and continues to be the leading food truck establishment in the Bay Area.
2. Analysis of the Industry, market size, competition, etc. 2.1. PESTLE A market is the place or medium where specific activities are transacted between businesses and consumers. To study the macro-environment (i.e., external environment), PESTLE analysis is considered to be the most appropriate as suggested by Kotler and Armstrong (2010).
Diversification in raw material suppliers insures that Grandma’s will not be dependent on a single source. Grandma’s utilizes five bonded public warehouses that specialize in food and confectionery storage, selection based on: proximity to customers, ability to provide prompt customer service and efficient and economic delivery. Grandma’s takes the stress of consistency in supplying due to environmental factors off the suppliers through consciously choosing to diversify their supplier network. Grandma’s does not limit the sales of similar products produced by their manufacturer suppliers entirely, these suppliers can still sell to any nation other than the USA. This allows these manufacturer supplies leeway to make additional capital off of excess products produced.