NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN
CASE # 33
INTRODUCTION TO THE CASE
California Pizza Kitchen was found in 1985 in California. As of June 2007, the
company had 213 retail locations in the US and abroad with approximately 41%
A. Case Introduction:
Cornwell Glass Company produces automobile glass for cars. Cornwell uses
forecasting system that the system uses data from past years to find seasonal factors
and long-term trends.
We are going to use three aggregate planning strateg
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Professor John Phelps, Ph.D.
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1. What are the risks associated with Deluxes business and strategy? What
financing requirements do you foresee for the firm in the coming years?
1) Short term financing needs
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What does interest rate parity say about international borrowing costs?
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Case #1: MoGen, Inc.
Advanced Corporate Finance
FIN 5342 Spring 2011
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Founded in 1985, MoGen, Inc. (Molecular Genetics) quickly became a leading biotechnology
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revealing of where Carrefour stands as Company. It is very clear that much of their strength
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Data Collection Project:
Who is on the Audit Committee?
The purpose of this project is to learn:
(1) how to access company financial filings from the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC)s website and
(2) about each companys audit committee members, pa
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Case 33 California Pizza Kitchen
1. In what ways can Susan Collyns facilitate the success of CPK?
The CFO Susan Collyns is considering a share repurchase program to increase the
price per share. To be able to finance this operation CPK has to increase the
Lecture Notes Chapter 1
Economics and Managerial Decision Making
Economic Terms and Concepts
Supply, demand and scarcity
Markets: Price mechanism
The Economic Question:
Macro viewpoint-What, how an