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Cadbury Main Influences and Competitors Essay

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Cadbury's external influences Introduction Every business wants to achieve its aims and objectives to make a profit. They do this by organizing what it can influence internally E.G, employees, resources, quality etc...However there are external influences that they cannot control and can affect sales and profit. Today Cadbury has to concentrate on their external influences, so they are prepared for the next step, these are things like transport, healthy eating, inflation, G M products prices of raw materials, and the weather. All of these external influences affect Cadburys overall prices of their products and can therefore affect sales. Main competitors of In Europe, the main competitors are Thornton’s, Lindt, Lindor,…show more content…
In addition to its major businesses in Europe, North America and the Far East, it is also well established in India, China, Africa and Eastern Europe. Nestlé are one of Cadburys main competitors as they cover the same countries that Cadburys do and more so they are well known in many countries. Moreover they do other products like cereal, drinks and cakes. Thornton’s Thornton’s has 582 shops and franchises across the UK, and almost 20pc of the group is still controlled by the Thornton’s family. The group plans to open up to 40 new stores over the next 2-3 years, and boost the number of franchises from 200 up to 300. The company has invested more than £1m in Thornton’s Direct, the group’s internet delivery service which allows people to make their own selections for chocolate boxes. The move has paid off, boosting internet sales by 17.2pc in the same period. Mr Davies said: "During Easter, sales of our excellent chocolate and ice cream products performed well and the Group expects it full year performance to be in line with expectations." Hershey’s The Hershey Company is the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and sugar confectionery products. With revenues of nearly £2.5 billion and almost 13,000 employees worldwide, The Hershey Company markets such iconic brands as Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Kit Kat,
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