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GMCR: Drowning in Coffee grounds.

Published on June 6, 2012 By admin

Diagnosis: GMCR can not over come the following; mismanagement, missed opportunities, intellectual deficits, margin erosion, deep pocket competitors, stuck. Guiding Policy:  re-think, reinvent, revitalize, restructure.  restock talent.  reduce risks. create raving consumer. Prescription:   Divest. Partner. Outsource.  Identify buyers.  Identify alliances. Buyers:  The Coca-Cola Company, The Pepsi-Cola Company, Nestle, Starbucks, Private equity firms, Unilever, McDonald’s, [...]

Pret A Profit

Published on August 9, 2011 By Steven Weiss

Pret A Manger stores are great examples of how to operate differently in the fast food industry. The turnover rate is about 60% yearly.   That’s impressive considering the fast food industry  turnover rate can be 300 to 400 percent. So far this year, sales have increased 40% from the same period last year. Pret A [...]

Companies That Have Disregarded Previous Instructions And Those That Have Not

Published on July 15, 2010 By Steven Weiss

HAVE • Apple: The largest mobile device company in the world. • Google: Has a healthy disregard for the impossible. • The Coca-Cola Company: Pioneer in distribution, marketing, advertising. • US Army: From fighting wars to nation building. • Nike: Refined and redefined running shows and cradle to cradle sustainability. • Patagonia: First to pledge [...]