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  • Relaxing Hands Spa of Central Florida - a Case Study

    Relaxing Hands Spa of Central Florida - a Case Study

    I. Table of Contents I. Table of Contents 2 II. Overview 3 III. General Company Description 4 IV. Products and Services 5 V. Marketing Plan 6 VI. The Competition 12 VII. Use and Effect of Fianance 16 VIII Startup Cost Analysis .................................................................................17 IX. Appendices 20 II. Overview Relaxing Hands of Central Florida is a professional, full service massage establishment located in Lake Mary, Florida. Our services include full-body, on-site chair, and therapeutic massages. We provide

    Essay Length: 4,681 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: May 20, 2011
  • Amazon.Com Case

    Amazon.Com Case

    Founded in Seattle, Washington by Jeff Bezos in 1994, became one of the first major companies in the retail industry to sell goods over the internet. began as an online bookstore but quickly diversified its sales inventory by adding music products, toys, electronic software and many more lines of trade to the business. made its first public offering on May 15, 1997 making trades available on the NASDAQ stock exchange with the

    Essay Length: 644 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 24, 2011
  • First Investments Case

    First Investments Case

    To: Head of Investment Analysis Re: Basic Industries Analysis With the exception of the strike years of 1989 and 1990, Basic Industries (BI) has maintained steady EPS growth since 1985. However, from 1993 to 1994, ROA and ROCE both dropped from 8.55% to 8.41% and 17.35% to 16.42% respectively. Dissecting ROA further, the fall comes from a reduced profit margin which appears to be from higher material costs. Breaking down the ROCE confirms the rise

    Essay Length: 400 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2011
  • Fannie Mae Case

    Fannie Mae Case

    Fannie Mae case. Federal regulators noted a growing string of high profile scandals at major U.S. corporations in recent years. The number of fraud cases investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission jumped 41 percent in the last three years (112 cases in 2001 compare to 79 cases investigated in 1998), resulting in tens of millions of dollars in fines to settle the charges. I have decided to take a closer look at Fannie May.

    Essay Length: 1,300 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 25, 2011
  • Case Study: Ebay

    Case Study: Ebay

    Introduction/Summary eBay is synonymous with internet commerce. The website offers no product, only an e-commerce platform that aligns buyers and sellers. eBay gains it revenue by charging a fee to the seller to post a product, sell the product and merchant fees for the product (if the buyer chooses to use the PayPal option). eBay is based out of San Jose, California and half of their users are outside of the United States. Per the

    Essay Length: 720 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 26, 2011
  • Case Study Proton Automobiles

    Case Study Proton Automobiles

    The auto industry in Malaysia is closely linked to the history of Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd (PROTON). PROTON was incorporated on May 7, 1983 to manufacture, assemble and sell motor vehicles and related products, including accessories, spare parts and-other components. Some researchers like, Sim (1979) and Keat and Li (1998) pointed out obstacles to production efficiency in local motor vehicle assembly operations and also in the marketing of automobiles in Malaysia. This includes diseconomy of

    Essay Length: 411 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 26, 2011
  • Zara Case Memo

    Zara Case Memo

    To: Zara Management From: Subject: Zara's US Expansion Date: 2001 Background Following is an analysis of Zara's current expansion strategy into the US retail market and recommendations on future tactics to ensure a successful expansion. Zara's expansion strategy thus far has been quite successful; however, with every new store opened, its ability to maintain an efficient centralized production system and a strong, unique culture will be diminished. Analysis Let us first consider Zara's main competitive

    Essay Length: 987 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 27, 2011
  • Avon Case Study

    Avon Case Study

    Geographic Segment According to the case study, Avon is located in different areas around the United States as well as in Europe and South America. It caters to both urban and rural regions. Demographic Segment Avon is directed primarily towards women whose ages range from 25-50 years and have average to below-average incomes. They may either be single, married, or with or without children and may or may not be employed. Avon also targets variety

    Essay Length: 1,576 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 27, 2011
  • V Abrams Case

    V Abrams Case

    At the conclusion of the noncompeting negotiations, Vanessa Abrams said "I ended up giving in "Do you agree? Vanessa gave herself no choice put to end up with the outcome that was achieved due to her lack of negotiating skills. She did give in from her original terms however as discussed below these were an unrealistic benchmark to begin with and not inline with overall corporate policy. Vanessa Abrams was a successful and relatively happy

    Essay Length: 2,244 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2011
  • Case Study: Samsung Electronics

    Case Study: Samsung Electronics

    Case Study: Samsung Electronics [Md. Shafique Ahmed, MBA Program, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh] Abstract Samsung Electronics is one of the world giants in the business of electronic appliances such as memory chips, system-LSI and LCDs as well as A/V, computers, telecommunication devices, home appliances and other stand-alone products into a total solution of digital convergence era. The cases study has briefly focused on SamsungÐŽ¦s performance and challenges faced by them in the consumer electronics

    Essay Length: 3,271 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2011
  • Accounting Overview

    Accounting Overview

    Our modern economy requires successful business owners to understand the relationship between economics and accounting and finance. According to Block & Hirt (2005), the study of economics provides a structure of decision making in the areas of risk analysis, pricing theory through relationships in supply and demand, comparative return analysis, and many other more important economic forces. Business owners and financial managers must understand the institutional structure of the Federal Reserve System, the commercial banking

    Essay Length: 1,311 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2011
  • Tax Law & Accounting Paper

    Tax Law & Accounting Paper

    Tax Law and Accounting Sue Abraham University of Phoenix Tax Law and Accounting The word "tax" did not become a household name until the late 1800's when congress created the nation's first income tax law. Prior to this law the government used tariff's and imported goods to help support the economy. However, in order to bring in more revenue to help cover the costs of the civil war the government had to make necessary

    Essay Length: 895 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2011
  • Boeing Case Study

    Boeing Case Study

    Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. It is supplying to customers in 145 countries around the world, and also are the number one U.S. exporter in terms of sales. The corporate headquarters are located in Chicago. The company is a publicaly traded corporation that is

    Essay Length: 1,234 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2011
  • Dave Shorter Case

    Dave Shorter Case

    Introduction Dave Shorter is a partner within the New Enterprise Group and also serves as Practice Director for the Canadian based accounting firm, a division of industry giant James-Williams International. Dave has been working with and managing Bob Chen. Bob has been with the firm for a few years, passed his certification on the first attempt, and desires a career in the tax division of the industry. Bob makes several requests that he be transferred

    Essay Length: 297 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 30, 2011
  • Ebay Company Case

    Ebay Company Case

    We realize that EBay has been very successful business. In comparison to other online auctions EBay is the most used auction site. We have looked at other online auctions such as, and and in comparison to EBay they offer much of the same services that your company offers. They however do not offer the same amount of name brand security that your company offers. However this could change in the future and

    Essay Length: 1,765 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2011
  • Overview of Accounting

    Overview of Accounting

    Introduction Whether starting your own company or working in the corporate world for an established company, a sound understanding of what it means to assess the financial performance of the company is necessary. Accounting plays an important role in finance because it provides crucial financial data through the implementation of financial statements and managerial reports. Knowing how to interpret these reports and statements is critical in order to appropriately allocate the company's financial resources in

    Essay Length: 1,046 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 3, 2011
  • Knowledgenet Case Analysis

    Knowledgenet Case Analysis

    Background Founded in 1998, KnowledgeNet (KN) is an e-learning company whose products are regarded as some of the highest quality within the e-learning industry. Students of KN IT certification programs pass their certification exams at a rate of 94%, compared to industry averages of 65-%. Though approximately half of all training takes place in a traditional classroom setting, corporate training managers are turning to e-learning at ever-increasing levels due to its relative savings in time

    Essay Length: 918 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 3, 2011
  • Target Corporation Case Study

    Target Corporation Case Study

    Target Corporation Internal Equity and External Competitiveness Paper Team C - Tabiatha Harrison, Emilio Galvan, Kenneth Mosely, Lisa Moten, Torie Santos and Ruben Zuniga University of Phoenix HRM 424 - Compensation Robert Muliero October 29, 2007 Target Corporations Internal Equity and External Competitiveness Paper Introduction (Kenneth) The Target Corporation prides itself in having an organizational culture where everyone is valued and rewarded for their efforts, determination, motivation, and hard-work. In that the employees are

    Essay Length: 2,806 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2011
  • British Airways Case Study

    British Airways Case Study

    CONTENTS 1. Terms of referenceÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'....3 2. Executive summaryÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'.......3 3. IntroductionÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'.......3 4. FindingsÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'......5 4.1 RATIOS.................Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'......5 1. Profitability Ratios 2. Efficiency Ratios 3. Liquidity Ratios 4. Investment Ratios 4.2 SWOT AnalysisÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'..............7 4.3 PEST AnalysisÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'....Ð'...Ð'.......8 5. ConclusionsÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'.......9 6. BibliographyÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'....10 7. AppendicesÐ'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'...Ð'......11 Appendix 1- Ratio Calculations for period 2001-2005 1. Terms of reference. On the instruction of British Airways the financial analyst was appointed and asked to analyse the financial position and report on the future performance and profitability

    Essay Length: 2,421 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2011
  • Case Brief: Tim V Hill Bob

    Case Brief: Tim V Hill Bob

    CASE BRIEF - QUESTION 2 To: ***** ***** From: ***** ***** Re: Tim v Hill Bob 1. Facts: The Blues Ranch, a 2000 acre ranch in Colorado is owned by Tim. There is a log hut in one corner of the ranch that appeared inhabited, but no 'tenant' was ever seen. Recently, it has been found to house Hill Bob. When Tim attempted to make him leave, Hill Bob told him that he had squatter's

    Essay Length: 363 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2011
  • Alumnia, Inc Case Study

    Alumnia, Inc Case Study

    Introduction Alumina, Inc. (AI), as portrayed in the University of Phoenix (UOP) simulation, is a $4 billion dollar company operating n eight countries around the world. AI's business interests are in automotive components and manufacture of packaging materials, bauxite mining, alumna refining, and aluminum smelting (UOP, 2007). Five years prior, AI was reported to be in violation of environmental discharge norms discovered during a routine compliance evaluation inspection. AI was ordered by the Environmental Protection

    Essay Length: 1,734 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: June 7, 2011
  • Arundel Partners Case Analysis

    Arundel Partners Case Analysis

    Arundel Partners Case Analysis Executive Summary: A group of investors (Arundel group) is looking into the idea of purchasing the sequel rights associated with films produced by one or more major movie studios. Movie rights are to be purchased prior to films being made. Arundel wants to come up with a decision to either purchase all the sequel rights for a studio's entire production during a specified period of time or purchase a specified number

    Essay Length: 1,384 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2011
  • Ups-Hp Case Study

    Ups-Hp Case Study

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Page 2 Executive summary Page 3 Introduction Page 4 Main supply chain issues within the Hewlett Packard-UPS case study Page 6 Strategies for the future Page 8 Conclusion 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The concept of supply chain is tightly linked to the concept of collaboration. A supply chain by nature involves the interaction of two or more firms, sharing resources, risks and capabilities and jointly working to achieve higher business performance. Therefore, companies

    Essay Length: 2,268 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: June 9, 2011
  • Apple Inc. Case Study

    Apple Inc. Case Study

    Apple Inc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Apple Computer) Jump to: navigation, search Apple Inc. The Glass Apple Logo (1998 Ð'- Present) Type Public (NASDAQ: AAPL, LSE: 0HDZ, FWB: APC) Founded Flag of California California, USA (April 1, 1976, as Apple Computer Inc.) Headquarters 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California Key people Steve Jobs, CEO & Co-founder Steve Wozniak, Co-founder Timothy D. Cook, COO Peter Oppenheimer, CFO Philip W. Schiller, SVP Marketing Jonathan Ive,

    Essay Length: 10,466 Words / 42 Pages
    Submitted: June 10, 2011
  • Case Study of Human Development

    Case Study of Human Development

    Human Development Jeremey Jackson University of Southern Maine HRD200J: Human Growth and Development Summer I 2011 Instructor: Julie Zink, Ph.D. June 12, 2011 Introduction Jamie is a 20-year-old African American female currently enrolled in college. She is enrolled as a full time student at SELU. She lives in apartment close to campus and she is on her on far away from home. She is in the Later Adolescence stage of development and is dealing with

    Essay Length: 1,380 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 12, 2011