Giant had been full support to our government by collaborated in their programs; they also offer Giant’s Outstanding Bumiputera Entrepreneurs’ Award to encourage and support their suppliers to achieve better in their fields. They also give promotion on Malaysian products in order to help them promote local products.
Giant also show their social responsibility by organizing fund-raising events for charity and launched the Job Coach Training Methods for People with Disabilities (PWD). Currently they have more than 100 disable full time workers. (Giant Malaysia, 2009)
We will be analyzing the current market situation and IT position of Giant, how IT can be used to help Giant in their future strategy and why systems risk security and recovery is important for Giant in this assignment. Current Market and IT Position
Current Market for Giant
Giant is located throughout Malaysia, heavily in Kuala Lumpur, whereby it has its own known slogans and brands at many shopping malls. The share market of 24% of Giant is a very huge percentage due to there are currently 107 stores nationwide serving over 8 million Malaysian monthly (Jayaseelan, 2010).Accordingly, Giant is attributable with everyday low prices, big variety and great value. Thus, Giant deeply evokes brilliant views of a vibrant, pleasant and comfortable shopping environment. Porter’s five forces:
1.Competitive rivalry within the...