Chapter 07 Homework

Chapter 07 Homework - Chapter 7 Homework Value Chain Enter...

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Chapter 7 Homework – Value Chain Enter your answers to the questions below in a word processor. Then log into Blackboard and enter your answers in the appropriate web page accessed from the Homework folder. Bring your printout to class for discussion and save it until you see your grade in OPE. Apply the value chain model to a retailer such as Target (target.com). 1. What is its competitive strategy? Lowest cost within an industry, they are selling the same products that another store would be selling (CVS, RiteAid) but at a cheaper price. They are not focused on just the middle class or the lower class. They are focused towards everyone and every type of people. 2. Describe the tasks Target must accomplish for each of the primary value chain activities. I’m not sure how much inbound logistics they have to do. They are not really building anything, they have to stock the shelves with products that are already made ( I.E. bikes, TV’s, shampoo, CD’s). Target performs the outbound logistics by selling their products to customers and storing all of their products on their shelves and the backrooms. They do have to call places like Sony and other companies to
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