Deere is the world's leading provider of advanced products and services for agriculture and forestry and a major provider of advanced products and services for construction, lawn and turf care, landscaping and irrigation. Goes beyond selling agriculture equipment and provides all possible services a farmer can need including equipments/part financing, helping them resale their equipment, advisory services, food Runs separate finance company to extend credit for purchasing equipment, crop insurance and other projects. John Deere merged several technology-based operating units — AGRIS Corporation, GeoVantage, GeoVeritas, John Deere FoodOrigins, John Deere Global Ag Services and Agreen Tech, — into a unified business entity known as John Deere Agri Services. Credit has generated $2.5 billion of earnings and its portfolio of loans, leases and revolving credit has more than doubled in size.
|Strengths |Weakness | | |Size, high fixed cost during economic slump, low sales | |Worldwide Customers, dealers, good network. |Diversified into too many segments and complex structure | |Diversified sectors , products and...