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Executive Summary The following is an analysis of the IKEA case study found in the Strategic Management Text book. This analyses the strategies used by IKEA to gain competitive advantage in markets outside its original area. The report begins by providing a background into IKEA. It studies International Business Level Strategy and the three international corporate level strategies. The case study goes into informing its target market and pricing strategy, which is already discussed. This case...

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IKEA :Design and pricing 2013 Prabhdeep singh IKEA Home Furnishing 8/5/2013 Table of contents Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………3 Question & Answers………………………………………………………………………….4 IKEA: Design and Pricing Prabhdeep Singh Level 5 5/August/2013 Production and Operation Management Submitted to : Mr. Daniel Lecturer (Level 5) Newzealand College Of business INTRODUCTION The first Mobel-IKEA store was opened in Almhult, Smaland in 1958, while the first stores outside...

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Introduction Ikea has been offering a wide range of well-designed home furnishings and functional living solutions at a lower price so that many people can afford them. This business idea supported their vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people (Ikea, 2012). Ikea’s Value Value is what customers see and willing to pay for that exceeds the cost of the product. Ikea’s value chain offers their customer a value which results in a profit margin. Ikea’s customers are mainly attracted...

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SOUTHEAST UNIVERSITY A summary of the case study: IKEA invades America Submitted to: Nazmus Sadekin Lecturer, Dept. of Economics, Southeast University Submitted by: Tasnuva Amreen Khan - 2011020106012 (Group Leader) Sayeed ahmed Khan - 2011020106023 (Group coordinator) Amit Roy - 2011020106027 Ferdousy Rahman - 2011020106021 Md. Anis Uzzaman - 2011020106016 ...

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What does IKEA mean in the eyes of the customer (value proposition)? (i) The basic pillar of the value proposition offered by IKEA products with respect to the customer’s needs is the offer of low price products which however retain a level of quality. (ii) Another value proposition that IKEA offers to the customers is a unique combination of form, function and affordability as well as variety. Creation of beautiful and durable furniture which is affordable for the consumer. Also, IKEA gives the...

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ESC Rennes school of business Supply chain management of IKEA IKEA Table of content Executive summary 2 IKEA supply chain and background 2, 3 Strategy and market 4 Process structure in...

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Background Information: IKEA IKEA is a Swedish company registered in the Netherlands that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture (such as beds, chairs, and desks), appliances, and home accessories. As of January 2008, the company is the world's largest furniture retailer. IKEAis the world’s most successful mass-market retailer, selling Scandinavian-style home furnishings and other house goods in 230 stores in 33 countries and hosting 410 million shoppers per year. IKEA offers a comprehensive...

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IKEA in China (Group Project Progress) (Slide 1) Hello everybody! My name is Anastasiia and I am a presenter from Team 5. For our group project we chose IKEA Company and its market in China. (Slide 2) In today’s presentation I will talk about IKEA history and background, make an analysis of its current situation in the world and in China particularly, and then move to its current problem. (Slide 3) IKEA is a Swedish home products company that is perhaps best known for selling ready-to-assemble...

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After reading the IKEA case, I find following problems, * Reluctance to change furniture: mind set of Americans Americans typically have the mind-set that furniture should last a lifetime, which is not in-line with IKEA’s value that does not include durability in its products. Thus to increase market share in America, IKEA must change the American’s attitude towards furniture as something fun and disposable, furniture is something that add value to lifestyle without incurring too much cost...

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by Ingvar Kamprad Turn over : 21,5 billion €uros (+1,4% in 2008) 16,3% market share in France Staff : 128.000 persons 267 stores in 25 countries Visitors in stores: 590 millions 561 millions/year visitors on the website Ikea.fr Graphs PESTEL IKEA Economical factors Better purchasing power of emerging countries Pricing different according to the country Low price strategy in general Technological & Legal Technological factors Creation and innovation of new products Better stock management...

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