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LONDON METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

BU1006/N

ECONOMIC REPORT ON KAIRABA SUPERMARKET

BY:

BINTOU BAH

STUDENT ID: 08001931

SEMINAR TUTOR: IAN WILLIAMS

MAY 2008

CONTENTS PAGE
Contents page

Title Page. 1
Contents Page 2
1.0 Introduction 3

2.0 Background of Firm 3

2.1 DEMAND & PRICE 3
2.2 SUPPLY & PRODUCTION 4
2.3 COST 4
2.4 COMPETITION 4
2.5 PROFITABILITY & CONTRIBUTIONS 4


3.0 The Economic Problems 5

3.1 Problem One
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The store became popular for offering quality products at low prices, and further store branches followed over time ,now there are two big stores .


2.1 DEMAND & PRICE

The demand for Kariaba's product is determined by the price of the product itself, the supermarket targets price sensitive or prise elastic consumers, this means that Kairaba is targeting customers who are not taste sensitive. Income is also very much of importance to the supermarket because it targets low income earners.
consumers of Kairaba are willing and able to purchase more of the supermarkets products at a low price and fewer products at a high price. This happens because, at higher prices, consumers have less money to purchase than at lower prices.
If the income of its customers goes down its demand curve shift to the left because customers may not have enough cash to buy the supermarkets product. Any changes of the above will cause a shift in the demand curve of Kairaba supermarket to either the right or the left, the demand curve of Kairaba is elastic.
The price of the product of Kairaba is marketing determined.

2.2 SUPPLY & PRODUCTION

Supply is flexible at Kairaba Supermarket, the supermarket decides on a price and it supply as much as…

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