This task uses a profit/loss table to highlight a firm that has dramatically increased its profitability in a few years. But they have focused on a short-term, not long-term, basis and students need to determine what impact this may have?
This food retailer has experienced significant top-level growth over the past few years. But underpinning their results is a significant increase in franchised stores/outlets, so are the results as good as they appear?
When Proctor & Gamble first entered China they adopted a glocal strategy, whereas their major competitors adopted a multinational strategy. This approach has proven to be quite successful in the long-term, but was this the best approach?
In recent years, a number of Australian universities have expanded into international markets, usually utilizing a strategic alliance with an existing local college. But strategic alliances are designed to provide mutual benefits, is this the case here?
After significant success in the local market, the company is looking to market to the more affluent markets in Asia markets. But the question is how they should do this?
A chain of well-known surf wear stores is considering expanding to international markets, but they are unsure whether this is a good idea for their business – can your students help them decide?
This activity outlines two situations in regards to the potential impact on the firm’s positioning due to their distribution channel selection.
In this case study, the student task is to determine whether the firm should continue with its current strategy (which is mainly priced-based) or does it need to adopt a new approach?
For this proposed new snack food product, what is the most appropriate branding strategy? A brand extension, or a multi-brand, and so on.
The student task in this activity is to generate some potential new product ideas/concepts that would logically fit with McDonald’s overall strategy.