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Fjord Trading Company

 Hudson's Bay Company Adds Further Efficiencies From Supply Chain TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/27/2004 -- Hudson's Bay Company (Hbc) (TSX: HBC) continues with its commitment to use technology to drive operational efficiencies in all aspects of its organization. The Company successfully completed an automation drive with 140 of its Direct to Store suppliers, to effectively eliminate the handling and processing of 450,000 manual transactions annually. The majority of Hbc's 2,000 vendor-strong...

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Diamond Industry

often with special characteristics, purchased for investment. The Jewelry and Investment segments together represent 83 percent of the value of rough diamonds produced. The industry is controlled as a monopoly by the De Beers diamond company which operates from South Africa and London. The wholesale trade and cutting of diamonds is limited to only a few places in the world namely New York, Surat, Tel Aviv, London, and Amsterdam and the most important being Antwerp. With extensive research...

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De Beers Jewellery

 Case Introduction De Beers, the so-called cartel in the jewellery industry, is a company that dominates diamond industry. The core operational of De Beers includes diamond mining, diamond shops, diamond trading and industrial diamond manufacturing sectors. De Beers is active in every category of industrial diamond mining: open-pit, underground, large-scale alluvial, coastal and deep sea. The company’s headquarter located in Johannesburg, South Africa. As the vertically integrated diamonds...

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De Beers Monopoly

Monopolies and free enterprise companies will abuse consumers by monopolizing a specific sector of business. The question of a monopoly is if they don’t exist is it in all fairness in the industry? Who controls the monopoly? To stop a monopoly is to limit free enterprise of an individual. Monopolies will corner a market and can abuse consumers by pricing. The De Beers Diamond Company is an example of a monopoly. De Beers is a company that dominates the diamond, diamond trading and diamond mining since...

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Marketing Ad Sample

DE BEERS – DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER As the world's leading diamond company for more than a century, the De Beers name is synonymous with diamonds. Since 1888, it has been connecting people around the world with one of the earth's natural treasures, helping to create countless memorable moments. Approach High tech x-ray machines uncover diamonds With geographically diverse world-class mining assets, it have the largest diamond resource and reserve...

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De Beers "A Diamond Is Forever" Campaign

appropriate gem to symbolize lifetime love and commitment. The more ad money spent, the more diamonds people buy. And when people buy diamonds, De Beers profits. It is the reason the company spends $180 million a year worldwide to advertise cut diamonds--a product it doesn't even sell. There are very few companies ... you may struggle to find even one, that has been the leader of its industry for its entire - Miner and buyer of 70-90% of the world's rough diamonds - Buys rough diamonds directly...

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De Beers Case Study

gross sales anticipated in the United States, stresses the fact that De Beers be abandoned in company merchandising as well as gross sales endeavor. Diminish in costs can severely hurt De Beers as well as the whole diamond manufacturer. Another problem De Beers is facing is company technique of bracing the diamond cost. Technology: By marketing for diamond merchandisers by the Central marketing company in Greater London, as well as ascertaining the supplying of diamonds provided for these merchandisers...

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De Beers Analysis

led to diminishing profits for De Beers. In 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed and this disintegration brought down the exclusivity that the CSO had enjoyed for so long. Indeed, the fall of communism made it difficult for the cartel to protect its trading agreements. As such, only limited shares of the Russian production reached the CSO, the rest being supplied to the competition by Alrosa (which became the worldwide dominant non-African producer) and other Russian enterprises. In 1996, as a consequence...

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Term Paper on Dee beers and their Unethical practises

no. 3 Postal code- N5V B58 Introduction De Beers is a family of companies that dominate the diamond trade and every category of industrial diamond mining. Mining takes place in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Sierra Leon and Canada. Today, over two thirds of the world’s diamonds come from one company, De Beers. Cecil Rhodes the founder of De Beers created a monopoly in the diamond trade by forming a cartel, the London Diamond Syndicate...

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Critical Analysis of de Beers Social Responsibility (Id: 15005126)

Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2002, De Beers quickly agreed to sanctions, barring themselves from purchasing any blood diamonds in the DRC, Angola and Guinea. Although all their offices were closed, De Beers still owned shares of mining companies in the three countries, such as The Société minière de Bakwanga (MIBA) in the DRC. Many guards protecting MIBA, which is controlled directly by the Congolese governement, accept bribes from people who intend to illegally remove diamonds from the...

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