MISSION STATEMENT: None; one of the ways they tried to raise funds for Marilyn and her husband “High Ground” magazine.
PROBLEM DEFINITION: How to can Cowgirl Chocolates, an award winning products, re-define its products and market target to become a profitable business?
PORTER’S FIVE FORCE
Statement of the Facts
Cowgirl chocolates was started by a woman, name Marilyn Lysohir, who was a ceramicist and lecturer. Her husband, a sculptor and professor, helped her get this business off the ground. They both worked on a magazine, High Ground, and had to find creati
The case of Cowgirl Chocolates is about a small chocolate producer, Cowgirl Chocolates, and the businesses owner/artist Marilyn Lysohir dilemma with how and why her business venture wasn’t profitable. Marilyn expresses her love for making award winning hot and spicy chocolates. She al
Before spending an additional $3,000 on an advertising campaign Marilyn Lysohir needs to strategically consider how to reach her goal of becoming a profitable company by analyzing consumer perceptions, pricing strategies, identifying and gaining access to effective distribution
An internationally celebrated ceramic artist, started Cowgirl Chocolates to provide some funding support for a yearly published arts magazine, High Ground, which she and her husband, Ross Coates, started in 1995. Her love of chocolates and hot and spicy foods spurred the idea of making hot and spicy
Case 6-16 Cowgirl Chocolates
Before spending an additional $3,000 on an advertising campaign in the March/April edition of Chile Pepper Magazine, Marilyn Lysohir needs to consider how to reach her goal of becoming a profitable company. She needs to analyze consume
Write a one-paragraph synopsis of the case?
This case focuses on Marilyn Lysohir owner of Cowgirl Chocolates. She basically is trying to find out ways on how to break even and start making profit with her award-winning products. Her chocolate products differ from competitors because of the combin
1. The suggested retail price and wholesale prices of Cowgirl Chocolates products are displayed in Exhibit 2 (p. 491) along with the product and packaging costs. Based on this information, discuss the relative merits of using a cost-based, demand-based, or competition-based pricing method.
Final Case Analysis
By: Kyle Couchois, Gregory Howard, Marc Schiller, John Sprenger
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Programme: E&BE ---- Marketing
Group number 12-03
Table of content
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