David Jones Essay

7421 Words Aug 27th, 2013 30 Pages
Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction 3 2.0 Strategic analysis 3 2.1 External Analysis 3 2.1.2 The General Environment 3 2.1.4 Organizations’ competitive position 7 2.1.5 Conclusion from external analysis. 7 2.2 Internal analysis 7 2.2.1 Competitive strengths 7 2.2.2 Strategic Competitive Advantage 7 2.2.3 Conclusion internal analysis 7 2.3 Conclusion on strategic analysis 8 3.0 Strategic direction and strategic objectives 8 3.1 David Jones vision 8 3.2 David Jones mission 8 3.3 Objectives 9 3.4 Stakeholder analysis 9 4.0 Key broad business-level and international strategies 10 4.1 Ansoff’s product/ market business level strategies: 10 4.2 Miles and Snow’s strategic 11 4.3 Porter’s Competitive Strategy …show more content…
Another threaten is macro- economic headwinds. The retail sales growth environment is the worst in over 20 years. The other is challenging Australian consumer credit market due to the David Jones’ card which exposed to the prevailing weak discretionary retail spending environment (David Jones Future strategic direction, 2013). However, they address these challenges with some strategic which are transforming into an Omni Channel Retailer, growing the store network, strengthening the core business. To invest in customer service and growth technology capabilities, David Jones transform into an Omni Channel Retailer. And they plan to open new department for growing the store network. Also, they try to focus on the core business as offing the best range of brands (David Jones Future strategic direction, 2013).
\2.1.3 The Specific Environment A. Porter’s 5 forces plus government model
In the Porter’s 5 forces model is a strategy which identify the specific opportunities and threats of company. In this strategic analysis, there are five forces which are threat of new entrants, bargaining power of suppliers, bargaining power of buyers, threat of substitute products, and rivalry among competing firms. And additionally, government can be a sixth force. In the appendix B, it will give the definition and the additional explanation about Porter’s 5 forces plus government model. But this essay only mentions threat of new entrants and rivalry

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