6. Explain family brands. Should Best Buy carry its own dealer brands to compete with some of the popular manufacturer brands it carriers? Explain your reasons. Family branding is a marketing strategy that involves selling several related products under one brand name. Yes, I feel that Best Buy should carry its own dealer brand too compete with some of the popular manufacturer
Landry’s Debt to Asset ratio also increased from year 2002 to 2003. In 2002 Landry had a debt to asset ratio of 0.39. In 2003 Landry’s debt to asset ratio increased to 0.45. While both numbers are acceptable and considerably low, the increase from 2002 to 2003 could influence potential investors to not invest in Landry’s stock. This increase also suggests that Landry’s debt also increased from 2002 to 2003. Overall, while there was a slight increase from 2002 to 2003 Landry’s still had a good debt to asset ratio. We think that a contributing factor to the debt
Also the consultant can do a Pro Forma income statement to see how the what would happen finance the two years from now if the firm end up following the improvements that were given. For example, if the amount of money the company makes increase by five percent since the number of they the cruise ship or the other countries who have send their shipment through Port Everglade have increase. Then in the next two years the water revenue should look like the following chart on the bottom. To calculate this the consultant would time the amount of dollars that was receive in each cetology for the fiscal year of 2015 by five percent for the next two years. For example, in year 2015 the operating Revenue was $153,324,384 so the individuals would of
National brands benefit from brand equity and image through their extensive advertising and brand image. Marketing activities can influence the brand image however through pricing and promotions, jingles, slogans and 14 much more. The lower prices of store brands can either be viewed as a competitive advantage or ultimately be associated with lower quality. Brand Loyalty and Store loyalty have an influence on brand purchase choice. Many consumers have loyalty towards certain brands or products and this can be down to their habits and therefore tend to make habitual purchases i.e. purchasing what they always have. Previous research also states that store image also has a major influence on the purchasing behavior of consumers stating that if a store has a nice image and atmosphere then consumers will purchase more of their store brands. Research has also indicated that packaging can be a major influence in purchasing decisions especially at point of purchase and that many store brands try to mimic the packaging of national
Wells Fargo shows a much higher profitability ratio than Samsung, with over 8X that of Samsung. This is to be expected as services are typically more profitable than hardware sales which operate on leaner margins. Wells Fargo also outperforms Samsung significantly on return on sales with over 25X better performance. This again is attributable to better margins on services than hardware. Wells Fargo has a much stronger return on equity than Samsung with a Dupont ratio over 5X higher than Samsung's. Samsung has a stronger financial leverage ratio than Wells Fargo with almost 20% lower ratio for Samsung. Samsung also has a much lower total asset turnover than Wells Fargo. This is attributable to the quick turnover of assets in the manufacturing industry compared to the slow turnover of assets in the financial services sector.
Pro forma financial statements show us what end result of each of our choices will be, therefore allowing us to choose the safest choice when analuzing all other choices
In this discussion forum assignment these issues will be discussed: What do pro forma financial statements show? What are pro forma statements based on?, And what are the strategic benefits of making financial projections on pro forma statements?
The assumptions formed in preparation for executing the pro forma balance sheets and income statements are important because they are being used to determine whether or not your endeavors are worthwhile. Identifying important trends within the assumptions will help to give you a better idea of the market value of your
I for one, know the benefits of having a personal accountant, will definitely be investing in meeting with one. I would much rather be safe than sorry. I might even just meet with one every few months, just to make sure I am on the right track. This could benefit the business community by avoiding debt, and financials crisis. It would help people be more involved in the business community by allowing people to be able to invest in stocks due to the fact they know are comfortable in their
• Treat the store as the brand. Individual products are not the brand. The store is. Brand is really the covenant between the company and the customer, and the real key is day-to-day consistency in meeting and satisfying needs. Last year we were very surprised and proud when an article came out in Entrepreneur magazine said three companies that got branding right were Krispy Kreme, Nike, and us.
In 2005, the County of Santa Barbara adopted three key values as “guidepost” to direct County employees’ interactions with each other and the public. These three values are Accountability; Customer-Focus; and Efficiency (ACE). The objective of the ACE model is to strengthen the organization’s ability to deliver excellent customer service to the Santa Barbara community. To meet this goal, it requires both policies and the personal commitment by employees at all levels to implement these three values every day.
In this paper I will identify the four basic financial statements, discuss how they are interrelated with each other, and why they are useful to managers, investors, creditors, and employees.
This Income Statement also known as the Earnings Statements or statement of operation, is one of the four Financial Statement used by accountants, business owner’s, and investors. The Income Statement provides a detailed look into how profitable a business has been over a designated period of time.
First it is interesting that you stated that if individuals only invested in a certain stock, an unsystematic risk would occur. From your post, it is my first time understanding that this type of risk could occur to an individual's portfolio. Therefore, that is why investment diversification is a essential aspect for financial reasoning.
Pro forma earnings are earnings which often exclude non-recurring items and are defined by each individual firm rather than under the general accepted accounting principle (GAAP). Pro forma earnings reporting is commonplace in the U.S. (Doyle et al. 2013; Bentley et al. 2016). Items such as nonrecurring gains and losses, depreciation and amortization expenses, write-downs, restructuring and merger costs, stock compensation expenses, and interest expenses are often excluded in pro forma earnings figures. Since many of these exclusions are likely to be transitory in nature, pro forma earnings can be viewed as a better measure of permanent earnings and have received increasing focus recently. Research studies found that pro forma earnings are more value relevant, informative, and better associated with stock prices than GAAP earnings (Bradshaw and Sloan, 2002; Bhattacharya et al.,2003; Brown and Sivakumar, 2003; Entwistle et al., 2010). However, exclusion of the non-recurring items is completely discretionary (Doyle et al., 2013) and managers may use the flexibility to opportunistically influence the market’s perception of the firm’s recurring earnings (Dechow and Schrand, 2004). Managers may have strong incentives to manipulate the reported pro forma earnings to influence investors’ perceptions about the