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    We will offer a product that is easy to use and that they can start enjoying right away as opposed to being turned off using advanced materials that they cannot take advantage. Due to heavy investing in the digital platform market, Christian Book Distributors now enjoys a substantial position in this area. Christian Book Distributors has captured an even larger share of the eBook market than the share of its physical book counterpart. Christian Book Distributors sees the possible profit to be made by handling Christian bookstores, in which many are operating at a current loss. Christian Book Distributors is harnessing the opportunity to grow its market share, in the Christian business, by offering three choices to Christian college students. Christian material offered in a digital format are also increasing in…

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    3.0 Ethical and legal issues in CI During competitive intelligence process, Popular Bookstore needs to deal with ethical issues in term of privacy, accuracy, property and accessibility (PAPA) which introduced by Dr. Richard Manson in 1986. According to business dictionary, ethical issues refer to the problem or situation that requires a person or organization to choose between alternatives that must be evaluated as right or wrong. 3.1 Privacy Privacy is the right of individuals to keep…

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    everyday tasks, in a positive and beneficial manner, making life tremendously easier for people living in this era. In Robin Sloan’s Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, the positive impact of living in a technological world is constantly addressed and emphasised. Firstly, by helping scientists expand their knowledge and understanding of worldly viruses and diseases (utilizing the knowledge gained from technology) it gives scientists purpose of aiding those in need across the world. This closely…

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    External Assessment (Competitors’ SWOT Analysis) Jarir has two main competitors in the market, first one is Al-Obikan bookstore and second one is Extra Company. In this part we are going to show the SWOT Analysis for each one of them. SWOT Analysis For Al-Obikan Bookstore: Strength: • Location – Alobikan has many stores to make it convenient and accessible • Books- the availability of the books in al-Obikan is like no other bookstore in the market, because they not only sell book but they…

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    to be constant and unavoidable, and yet it is feared by most. Some people choose to encompass change, while others resist the idea of change. In the novel, Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore, written by Robin Sloan, and the film, The Internship, directed by Shawn Levy, it is evident that change is constant and inevitable. However, while the characters in Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore embrace change, the characters in The Internship struggle with change. Technology is a prominent part of…

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    amount of discounts, which conventional bookstore couldn’t afford. In this context, French government started to discuss the importance of regulating the price of books, and they took into action of the fixed price of book to achieve the idea of greater acceptance that cultural diversity and national unlikeness should be maintained and encouraged by pursuing cultural policy more actively. Based on this idea, the form of UNESCO's Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity has played a…

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    the passion this topic ignites on library blogs and discussion boards. Some librarians are down right angry at the idea of “dissing” Dewey, while others embrace the change. After much consideration, if ever given the opportunity to organize a library, it would most definitely be in the genrefication or bookstore model, alphabetically for the fiction selections, while the non-fiction would be shelved according to Dewey. First, arranging fiction books by genre will help students, especially…

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    Last semester I paid around five hundred dollars for five books from our on-campus bookstore. This number may seem large; however, I know of people that paid even more than I did. Full-time students are already paying a tremendous amount of money to attend college so why should they have to spend so much money on buying books that are a necessity for classes? What I am getting at is that books from our bookstore are overpriced. In the Rebel Yell article by Ian Whitaker, “In the face of high…

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    It is run by a supervisor who oversees several student employees. The internal environment maintained in the bookstore was overall one of order and competence. There were not many customers in the bookstore during our observation period. This lack of activity was possibly the reason for the lax attitude of the staff that manned the bookstore. That being said, the staff were very attentive when approached with a question. The division of labor was very plain to see. The staff seemed to preform…

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    went under. He ends up landing the night shift at Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore. It is an old, dusty, but charming place owned by an old, dusty, but charming man named Mr. Penumbra. Clay soon realizes that it is no ordinary bookstore. For starters, he is instructed that with every customer that enters the store (which isn’t many), he must write a precise, detailed account of the customer and what they did, right down to the color of their socks. Second, the vast majority of the bookstore’s…

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