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    Freedom To Succeed Millions of people use amazon.com everyday without any concern for how it came to be. So for many who may not know already it was created by Jeff Bezos, an already young and successful millionaire working out of his garage. Would this have been possible in a restrictive economy? We must ask ourselves this when trying to determine if the free enterprise system made it necessary for Jeff Bezos to create this multi-billion dollar electronic commerce and cloud computing company. In the United States we have the free enterprise system in our mixed market economy that allows our business owners to make decisions without the governments input. There may be some government regulation, but for the most part our government…

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    Moreover, attractive prices, customer satisfaction, and convenience and reliability that Amazon.com offers are real. Therefore, the offered mission statement is an actual working document and not a public relation statement that declares company’s claims, which are not supported by…

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    Introduction Amazon.com Inc. is unquestionably the largest e-commerce retailer in the world today; yet, what made Amazon.com Inc. transcend from a “good” business that sold books online to the “great” business that it is today? To begin we must understand that which determines if a business is “good” or “great”. In his book Good to great: Why some companies make the leap and others don’t author Jim Collins defines greatness in terms of a business as the ability of a company to average cumulative…

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    It is believed that the threat of new entrants is low in the online retailing market. With the help of technology progression, it is easy for investors to set up e-business by only a few clicks nowadays. However, setting up an e-business platform which is as big as Amazon.com is difficult. In order to be comparable to Amazon.com, investors have to cooperate with numerous suppliers, such as electronic devices, personal-care products and Music providers. To achieve it, a large amount of capital is…

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    Aliibaba Case Study

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    Alibaba.com is an e-commerce service that focuses on B2B e-commerce to connect various types of small and medium enterprises. Thus, their efforts could be developed to be able to glance up outside China. The Company established the Alibaba Group Jack Ma has become one of the world giant companies who gain success. Hilt is the time of the initial public offering to the public (IPO) on Saturday (09/20/2014) local time, the official Alibaba shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange USA (NYSE).…

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    Borders Group Case Study

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    Because of this, Borders Group launched an aggressive cost reduction initiative, and announced that it planned to reduce expenses by $120 million singularly in 2009 (Forbes.com). In 2008, Borders Group secured a $42.5 million loan from Pershing Square Capital Management to provide some relief (Ann Arbor News). Moreover, Borders Group closed a total of 264 stores in 2009 and 2010 as stated in the group’s chapter 11 filing. Borders Group also reduced its full-time workforce by 5,600 and part-time…

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    The current CEO and Chairman, Jeffrey P. Bezos launched Amazon.com in 1994 to serve the people as an online bookstore. Today, Amazon is the most customer-centric company and the world’s highest-earning online retailers with the projection of $107 billion in revenue in 2015 (Amazon’s report 2015). With the workforce of more than 230,800 employees, the company headquarters in Seattle, Washington, and is listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol “AMZN” (Amazon’s report 2015). Initially,…

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    Stock Market Entry Essay

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    000. My strategy to meet my goal is reading news and articles upon stocks on MarketWatch News and picking stocks that are priced in between their 52 week high and low when I purchase them. This is because it has significant room to increase more from when I first bought it therefore I’ll get a bigger gain when I sell the stock. However I did not use this strategy right off the bat, I played around with the stock market game first till I fully understood it. Soon I took off with that strategy. I…

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    SAHIL, ALTAMAS, SHERLIN Case Study Questions 10-15 – Analyze Walmart and Amazon.com, using the competitive forces and value chain models. WALMART & AMAZON Competitive Forces 1. Traditional Competitors: In this case Walmart number one competitor would be Amazon because Amazon is the world’s largest e-commerce retailer. No other retailer can match Amazon breadth of selection which is low prices and fast reliable shipping. It is also known as the “Walmart…

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    Pets. Com Case Study

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    heading into a Red Ocean situation. Pets.com was not the only pet food supplier with an early online presence, some of the more well-known competitors included PetsMart.com, Petopia.com, Inc and PetStore.com. The company said its competitors, particularly in the case of PetsMart.com, have the advantage of leveraging the brand awareness of their pet retail store partner. (Cnet.com 2002) Pets.com made sure it had its first-mover advantage being the first of pet stores to enter the World Wide…

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