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Unformatted text preview: Case 3 Loblaw Companies Limited Recommendation: Although Lederer has a strong and stable approach to competing in the grocery industry, Loblaw could remain successful, as it is in its current position, with a few alterations to help shake up the company strategy. Loblaw has many advantages that can allow them to compete on a level higher than other grocers could. With Wal-mart being a major competitor to Loblaw, it will have to naturally keep an eye on the different approaches Wal-Mart takes in order to gain a competitive advantage. Suggestions to Improve : 1) Maintain the strategy of differentiating its products and stores and driving down costs through size & operational efficiency Rationale: According to Loblaws financial statements, their revenues are consistently growing and satisfying customers with their multi-format approach and meeting everyday needs. Their ownership of corporate stores also provides flexibility at the operational level and their control label program has...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course ADMS 4900 taught by Professor Jungchinshen during the Spring '10 term at York University.
- Spring '10