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Livoria Strategic opportunity Analysis

By | Jan. 2014
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MEMORANDUM
To:PAUL AND SAM LIVORIA
From:DEV DAS, CMA
Subject:STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES ANALYSIS
Date:12/25/2013

INTRODUCTION
The report evaluates the Livoria Sandwiches Inc. strategic alternatives, makes recommendations and proposes implementation plan in order to achieve its net income target of 1.1M by 2015, resolve short-term cash shortage and gain market share.

CURRENT SITUATION
Vision
“Livoria will be the first choice of Dawkins residents who are seeking a variety of high-quality fresh sandwiches at reasonable prices.” Mission & Core Values
“We are the highest-quality sandwich shop in Dawkins because of our legendary sandwich-making processes and our commitment to using the highest-quality ingredients.”
Stakeholders Preferences:
Paul:
Need to grow
Franchise
Sam:
Expanding menu – vegetarian line
Maintaining control
Both:
1.1M net income by 2015
No additional borrowing

Constraints/Targets:
Labour (no further staff hiring)
Bank requires a minimum cash balance of $20,000 on hand at any given time •Existing Space
Available cash
1.1 million in net income by 2015

Financial Assessment:
Livoria 2012 financial performance is higher than average industry benchmarks: •Contribution margin of 53% versus 43%
Operating profit of 24% (if excluding onetime extraordinary item 500,000 contingent liability) versus 19% •Growth rate 5.4% versus 1.2%
Company has no debt and has an available line of credit.

SWOT
Based on SWOT (see Appendix 1) analysis next key elements have been identified: Key Success Factors:
Established brand in high quality traditionally custom-made sandwiches •Restaurant’s location and decor
Key Risks:
Ingredients supply disruptions
High competition growth
STRATEGIC ISSUES AND ALTERNATIVES
To achieve company’s goal of 1.1 million in net income by 2015, without borrowing from existing line of credit and meeting cash flow demands, Livoria is...

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