Whole Foods Market, Inc. is a subsidiary of Amazon that sells organic products that do not contain any hydrogenated fats and artificial colors, preservatives, and flavors. It was established in 1980 as a supermarket chain and was acquired by Amazon in 2017. They have 400 stores in North America and also a few in the United Kingdom. Whole Foods has expanded to become … [Read more...] about Whole Foods SWOT Analysis: 5 Threats for the Mega-Retailer
Walmart is a popular department store and online retailer. It’s so popular, you likely have at least one store twenty minutes (or less) away. Founded in 1962, Walmart now has thousands of stores located within the United States and worldwide. Walmart’s aims offer discounted products — everything from yarn to beer is available down its many aisles. Or you can find even more … [Read more...] about Walmart PESTLE Analysis
Marks and Spencer (M&S) is a renowned British retailer that deals with food, clothing, and various home products. Founded in 1884, the more than a hundred-year-old chain has long been a household name in the United Kingdom (and elsewhere!). While it may seem this well-established retail giant will never stop thriving, it recently announced plans to close more than 100 … [Read more...] about Marks and Spencer PESTLE Analysis
In this article, I explain the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats — also known as a SWOT analysis — behind the furniture retailer, IKEA. IKEA is well-known around the world for being that Swedish company offering inexpensive products for your home. It’s a staple for people with lower income who still desire design, but at a lower cost. And although this is … [Read more...] about SWOT Analysis of IKEA: What’s the Brand’s True Strength?
Online shopping has never been so popular. Who doesn’t like to do a quick find what they’re looking for, read a couple reviews, and then buy the product — all without changing out of your PJs? No endless lines of shoppers, no need to talk to pushy salespeople. You can get exactly what you need, when you want it. Amazon has quickly become the leader in e-commerce shopping. … [Read more...] about PEST Analysis Of E-Retail Leader Amazon
Are you a fan of Walmart? It’s always in the news or the butt of online jokes. People go for the low prices, but they rather not stay. Despite Walmart being a household name, regarded all over the world, mentioned in movies, and discussed openly online, it has its fair share of strengths and weaknesses. This SWOT analysis of Walmart discusses the company’s strengths, lesser … [Read more...] about SWOT Analysis of Walmart