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Rawhide Brewery Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Upson is faced with the challenge of improving the company’s profitability. The Ontario based brewery doubled their operating capacity in 2009 however, low sales growth has Rawhide operating significantly below full capacity. Although the company’s annual sales in 2011 reached 5.3 million, the 10 year bank term loan secured to finance the brewery’s expansion pushed their debt-to-equity ratio over 100 percent and above the industry norm (Financial Analysis, 2011). Upson was considering combining brewery operations with their competitor, Tabby Cat Beer with a rapid growth rate and had sales exceeding 2 million in 2011. Tabby’s CEO, Bruce McAlpine was faced with his own challenge due to their rapid growth in sales. The company needed to consider expanding operations to Tabby Cat beer has recently shown that the prospect for raw-hide Brewery, positioned in Canada. The chance usually means that raw-hide needs to share with its own surplus capability of creation using Tabby. Raw-hide includes three suggestions. Under each and every suggestion,
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