BU1006 Managing the Customer Experience
Topics: 1. Heineken Company.
2. Nokia Corporation.
The Heineken beer company was founded in 1864 by Gerard Adriaan Heineken, a Netherlander, in Amsterdam. This Dutch brewing company has wide international presence so far through a global network of distributors and breweries . Heineken owns and manages one of the world’s leading portfolios of beer brands and is one of the world’s leading brewers in terms of sales volume and profitability. Recently, Heineken has been considered as the most successful beer brand and is an icon in the beer industry. In a market where local beer always enjoy much favor, Heineken not only occupies the hearts of Europe, but also popular worldwide, becoming the leading brand of beer, and is considered No.1 imported beer in America. Heineken beer is ubiquitous and this company owns 110 factories in over 60 countries, beer production volume up to 109 million annual hectoliter. There are two main beer products of Heineken: long neck bottle and tactile can. All the Heineken products are made in Holland by the traditional recipe from 1873. Thanks to a special enzyme, called Heineken "A-yeast", has brought Heineken beer a unique characteristic flavor. This is also a main different point of Heineken among other beer brands. Heineken approaches customers by quality factor and Heineken always ensure that their products are processed in the most standard conditions. The slogan of Heineken is “Heineken refreshes the parts other beers cannot reach”. Although The Heineken brewing company has achieved great success recently in beer market, this company also has some limitations. Nowadays, an explosion of smaller brewers has entered the market during the past decade that making this industry much more competitive. Moreover, governments in some countries are encouraging people to use local goods. Therefore, imported...
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