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    Overview History Dollarama is a Canada only retail store corporation best known for having $1.00 items. With having over 900 stores, Dollarama is the leading dollar store in Canada. The head office of Dollarama is located in Montreal, Canada. The first Dollarama store opened in April, 1992, in Matane, Quebec (Dollarama Inc. 2015). In 1994, Dollarama opened their first store in Ontario. Dollarama became a public company on October 16th, 2009, trading its stocks on the TSX Stock Market (Dollarama Inc. 2015). With the celebration of opening their 700th store, in 2012, Dollarama expanded and started selling products for up to $3.00. (Dollarama Inc. 2015). Key Success Factors for Dollarama There are multiple factors to why Dollarama is…

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    Dollar Tree Prospector

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    evidenced by the changes that they quickly made to their marketing plan such as their quick shift away from carrying closeout merchandise to become more of a traditional variety store with a wide variety of basic goods. Another strategy that placed them in the prospector category was their shift away placing stores in traditional mall settings to opening stores in strip malls to draw the attention of customers that would normally shop in the larger anchor stores within the same strip setting.…

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    Some of the driving forces of change in the discount/variety store industry are gaining new customers and retaining frequent customers. Dollar General accomplishes this by offering low prices and convenient locations and easy to shop store formats. Frequent customers are retained because they save money. Another driving force of change is the digital revolution. Dollar General offers customers DG Digital Coupon program to more than 11,300 stores across 40 states (Dollar General News Center,…

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    will regulate their volume of purchase. Wholesaler buys their merchandise directly from distributors. If the wholesaler buys its merchandise in large volume from the distributor, they will receive a discount; the distributor has a business relationship with manufactures that make the products that we buy. Distributor hardly ever sells their product directly to the consumer, meaning, you and me. If you always wanted to open and run a business, like Dollar Tree, Family Dollar stores that…

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    the strategies of the “Prospector” and “Analyzers” approach from the Miles’ and Snow strategy typology model. That said, evidence show that Dollar Tree used the prospector approach aggressively by buying out the competition. From 1995 to 2006 Dollar Tree acquired stores in the same industry throughout North America from New York to California (Parnell, 2014). Each acquisition caused the firm to reevaluate and add new operational and organizational systems redefining the $1.00 retail industry.…

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    The issue of dialect and education and, in particular, what dialect is correct to use in the classroom has generated a debate in schools. “Linguistic research defines a dialect, or language variety, as a variety of a language that is associated with a particular regional or social group.” Contrary to popular belief, dialect is not a lesser or ungrammatical way of speaking. All dialects are logical even though they may vary in pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary (Godley, Sweetland, Wheeler,…

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    The Stanley Parable has an excellent standard engagement curve. For this paper two curves will be talked about. First, the broad engagement curve, where the curve is the title and content is the episodes. This curve is based on discovery. Second, the finer engagement curve, where the curve is the episode and the content of the graphs are the segments. This curve is based on the engagement type of catharsis. Both curves are determined by the tension created in the game, and naturally only works…

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    Poor Customer Service in Retail Stores Introduction Customer service is about services to customers. Customer satisfaction becomes one of the most important factors that the companies are valued upon, especially in retailing. Bad customer service will have negative influences on businesses and even affect companies’ reputations. Therefore, customer satisfaction is highly valued by companies. This paper will focus on poor customer service in retail: the causes, examples of retailers with failed…

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    Abc1 Business Plan

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    Business Description ABC1 Retail is a small family-owned retail store in Los Angeles, California. It is a stand-alone store without any other branches. Its key products include grocery items (fresh meat, frozen foods, dry grocery), consumables (baby products, toiletries, health and beauty products), pet supplies (pet food, cages, mats, dog house, etc.), school and office supplies, over-the-counter medicine products, and hardware and paint. It is open seven days a week from 8 am to 9pm. During…

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    there are a high number and variety of firms. Retailers, such as, Target, Kmart, Shopko, Carrefour, and Best Buy are all competing in a similar retail environment and must all remain highly competitive to survive. Walmart has the competitive advantage in the retail industry and they must create new strategies and sustainability to remain number one. Keeping prices low and having thin profit margins are Walmart’s secret to being successful in the competitive area. Economies of scale helps…

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