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Vision Mission Krispy Kreme

Background of the case. KrispyKreme is a doughnut company founded on July 13, 1937. Krispy Kreme's founder Vernon Rudolph and his uncle purchased Joseph LeBeouf's donut shop on Broad Street in Paducah Kentucky along with a secret recipe for yeast-raised doughnuts in 1933 acquired from a New Orleans French Chef. Rudolph began selling the yeast doughnuts in Paducah and delivered them on his bicycle. The Krispy Kreme logo was designed by Benny Dinkins, a local architect. A HOLE IN...

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Title of the case: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Time Context: 2008 Summary / Abstract: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is known to be the producer of doughnuts that they sell traditionally warm in public. The company’s success is widely known by the consumers in differents countries which makes them to be one of the outstanding companies in the business industry. But they encounter conflicts that results them to decline in some other ways. This case study on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, determining the best...

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SAMPLE CASE PREPARED BY MANAGAGEMENT AND POLICY INTRODUCTION: The inception of Krispy Kreme was back in 1933 , when Ishmael Armstrong , a farmer and store-owner in Paducah, Kentucky bought a doughnut shop from a French chef. With the purchase of the shop Armstrong received the rights to a secret yeast-raised doughnut recipe. Later on during that year Armstrong’s nephew Vernon Rudolph completed high school and from being a deliver boy for the doughnut shop to a partner. At this point...

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Written Assignment Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc I. Brief History Vernon Rudolph is the brains behind the Krispy Kreme name. He bought a doughnut shop in 1933 and all the assets came along with the purchase, including a secret recipe and name, Krispy Kreme. Rudolph moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he opened his first Krispy Kreme shop. The business prospered and in the 1950¡¦s over ten other locations were opened. The business was able to produce 500 dozen doughnuts an hour....

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Krispy Kreme has been in the doughnut business for over 64 years and has been a specialty retailer for doughnuts from the very beginning. Krispy Kreme implements a differentiation strategy, attempting to distinguish their donuts based on taste, quality and simplicity. The company's goal since its infancy has been to satisfy customers by providing a unique experience. This bold strategy has differentiated them from their competition and created a competitive advantage. Customers are allowed to see...

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (hereinafter, “Krispy Kreme”) seemed poised to become an industry leader and Wall Street chart topper in 2000, however, by 2004 the company’s stock price had plummeted. Krispy Kreme’s stock price one day after the initial public offering in April of 2000, was $40.63, giving the company a market capitalization of nearly $500 million. Investors believed Krispy Kreme was the next big money maker to enter the market. By 2005, Krispy Kreme shares were trading at less than...

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. FIN Professor XXX XXXX Month xx, xxxx History Krispy Kreme was founded by Vernon Rudolph after he purchased the famous secret recipe of yeast-raised doughnuts in 1937 from a French chef in New Orleans. Rudolph began to sell these doughnuts wholesale to supermarkets. The demand for his doughnuts grew quickly, and by cutting a hole in the wall of the factory to sell directly to customers the concept of Krispy Kreme retail stores was born. The retail concept...

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First, I will discuss the environment of Krispy Kreme and my analysis as to what led to the company’s position in 2004. Second, I will discuss the financial health and current condition based upon the historical income statements and balance sheets. Third, I will discuss the financial ratios in relation to the financial statements. Fourth, I will discuss if Krispy Kreme was financially healthy at the end of 2004. Fifth, I will discuss my assessment of Krispy Kreme’s health and why I think the stock...

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Krispy Kreme Turning Dough into Dough Krispy Kreme is an American icon. It is a slice of life that represents what is simple and good about the lifestyle of today’s discerning customer. Krispy Kreme offers many delicious pastries but is best known for their signature hot glazed doughnuts. Krispy Kreme has been around for more than 70 years and follows a business model that has allowed it to grow from a single mom and pop style store to an international corporation with a world renowned...

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QUESTION 6: GIVEN YOUR ASSESSMENT OF KRISPY KREME'S HEALTH, WHY DID IT'S STOCK PRICE DROP BY 80% BETWEEN 2003 AND 2004? The question is what they do wrong for the business that is nearly more than 70 years, what makes them fall so quickly especially in year 2003 and 2004, there are at least 2,300 franchised businesses in Unites States, many that are successful, but there are difficulties in the franchise model, and Krispy Kreme with the combination of ambitions, greed, and inexperience in...

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