Essay on Week 6 Case Study A: Pkolino Financials

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Week 6 Case Study A: Pkolino Financials The key revenue drivers for Pkolino are the tables that they plan to sell, They plan on starting out with two high end tables in the first two years of business and then moving on to developing a mid level table in its third year. These tables are going to be the main point of sales for the company. Pkolino plans to sale a large majority of these tables during the holiday season (fourth quarter) in which they plan on making a significantly large portion of their revenue. Pkolino plans to influence its revenue drivers, its tables, by also selling storage units and toy kits as well. These toy kits and storage units are products that are going to be bought at a much faster rate than that …show more content…
Week 6 Case Study B: DayOne DayOne has the potential to be a really great investment. It is a company that relies so heavily on great customer service and wealthy customers that there is a substantial amount of hesitation in investing in it as a chain though. DayOne has established itself as a strong hold in San Francisco despite having a worthy adversary in the local hospitals. I think that with the right business plan, that is specifies for being a retail chain, that DayOne would be a great investment. As long as they are put in wealthy communities that show a steady birthrate, you will always have new customers. The problem comes with maintaining customers after they’re children grow. DayOne can look into expanding being just infants and maybe open a new branch that is for older children as well. The gross margin on service sales is 39.2 percent. DayOne can improve service sales by providing more cost efficient service. They can do this by either reevaluating the services that they provide or by charging more for these services. DayOne is trying to raise enough money to pay off its debts from opening its first center and to open a second center in Palo Alto. The total amount they needed was upwards of 1.6 million dollars. I think that only trying to raise enough money to do this will result in them being in a similar predicament that they were in with the center in San Fansisco. DayOne should look to improve their business

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