Amazon.coms E-Business Model

Abstract This report looks into Amazon.com through it inception, rise, and how it has rose from one development to another. It shades some light into how it has, over a period of time, diversified its products and services for its wide range of customers’ tastes and preferences. This paper also, highlights the recent instance where consumers have been confused by availability of almost similar products and services. To distinguish the difference between Amazon.com and BornesAndNoble.com, a table drawing a line between the two along different factors. Finally, this report looks into the prospec ...

Amazon and Netflix

The main basis for a company’s decision to deploy long tail strategy is to sell a small proportion of its products, which represents the wide variety of products it avails to consumers. This notion, which was first established by Clay Shirky and Chris Anderson, has well been taken up by internet-based entities to boost sales. For instance, Amazon is a company, which has utilized the benefits of the model to posts increased sales. Unlike, Netflix, Amazon has cut competition in the movie-renting market by offering its prime members (members who subscribe for $79 annual fee for 2-day based shippi ...

Amal Oil Field Report

The oil industry has nowadays reached its peak in Libya. The aim of this report is to evaluate the Amal Field – Block (90/91), which is reported to be located in the eastern part of Sirte Basin, which is 50 km north of Augulia oasis, Libya. The area of the plant is reported to occupy 100, 000 acres and includes eight various reservoirs, depths of which range from 2, 300 to 12, 000 feet below the surface of the earth. The aim of the report is to provide information about the infrastructure of the plant, to accentuate available and discoverable oil and gas reserves and deposits, to identify oil ...

Al Nasser Sports and Hard Rock Cafe

Competitiveness in the predominant market necessitates for better marketing strategies. The Hard Rock Cafe (HRC) and Al Nasser Company employ various strategies that enable them to remain competitive in the predominant as well as new markets. The main objective of this paper is to discuss the marketing strategies of these companies with regards to the changing market. HRC is one of the world largest and leading restaurant brands that provides a unique dining experience coupled with a visual and sound experience of rock music. HRC, established in 1971 in London, has since expanded to 41 new cou ...

AGRANA’s Growth

AGRANA’s growth is due to the competitive advantage it enjoys over other firms in the same industry. This is partly due to heterogeneity of resources which makes the company to benefit from both the monopoly and high profits. Heterogeneity gives an impression of the firm’s capabilities to effectively compete within the market environment at the lowest breakeven. The ricardian profits for AGRANA arise from scarce inherent supply of resources while those of a monopoly type of competition accrue from restricting of output deliberately. The company majorly engages in a monopoly type of market com ...

Agency in Business

Economic development of a nation is strongly pegged on the growth of business and trade. Business world is therefore an integral part of development in the society. To begin with, business operations have over the year evolved from barter trade to recent fast and efficient online trade. This has been made easy due to technological discoveries on the best and efficient practices in business. Technological advancement and inventions have contributed significantly in shaping up how businesses operate (Anglin, 1991). In recent time, most business and companies have embraced the use of internet and ...

Affirmative Action

Affirmative action can be defined as any policy that seeks to benefit an underrepresented group. The word group here is used to stand for either a certain race, religion, color, sex or even a national origin (Gollands,2008). Affirmative action basically aims at reversing the effects of discrimination. Affirmative action policies are made to increase the participation of women and minorities in the society in fields related to employment, business and education. Affirmative action clearly reverses discrimination in many countries which adopt and implement these policies (Gollands,2008). A case ...

Advanced Micro Devices

According to the carried out research analysis it is found out that AMD is not placed at a viable financial position. Therefore, it means that HTC will be putting its financial obligations under risk in case it opts to enter into the long term commitment it desires. The ratio, DuPont and Stock performance analysis conducted, places AMD at an unviable position that is unfavorable in terms of growth and development as a whole. As the Chief Financial Officer of HTC, it is my obligation to postulate the credibility of the matter at hand and as analysis depicts, it is irrelevant and risky to enter ...

Adoption of Enterprise Application

I agree that adapting an enterprise application is a key business decision as well a technology decision. This is because an enterprise application system integrates the businesses process in production, sales, finance, logistics, and human resources into single software. This allows for an uninterrupted flow of communication in the entire business or firm. It further improves efficiency, decision making and coordination of the business activities. A business that has integrated an enterprise application will be in a better position in responding to the increasing customer demands and needs. T ...

Acquisition and International Strategies

Today, the world of business has grown into a very competitive field where both local and international business organizations face stiff competitions from other firms operating in similar industries. Various issues such as globalization of markets, technological advancements, changes in legislations and signing of trade treaties between nations has also sparked stiff competition amongst businesses. This increase in competition and other factors such as lack of adequate resources like finances has forced most organizations to enter into mergers or be acquired by other businesses that are well ...