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Company Overview • Company Name • Company Logo • Company Mission Statement • Relevance of name & logo to product
LightWeight Luggage: Description ▶Inner Structure: Mesh plastic ▶ Exterior Structure: Durable Nylon ▶ Up to 50% Lighter than our competitor’s luggage ▶ Wheels attached on the bottom at each corner for easy, painless transportation ▶ Two sizes, carry-on and full size, to appeal to every kind of traveler
Management & Operations Manufactured in the United States Levels of Management: Hierarchy Employees →Management, U.S.→Japan
Marketing: Strategies • SWOT Analysis • Strengths: strongly designed product • Weaknesses: new company in the already well developed suit case market • Opportunities: rising costs of for baggage on airlines depending on size dimensions • Threats: airlines with low, or no, baggage fees ► Limitations: small, new company with only two products. Some smaller airlines will still only allow one suitcase even with the weight restrictions. Our product can be purchased as a set of two (one smaller, one larger), or individually depending on the consumers’ needs.
Technology • How will communication technology be used in the marketing of the product or service?
Finance and Accounting Projected Monthly Costs Monthly Cost# ▶ Salary Employees $3,370.00 4 ◦ total $ 13,480.00 ▶ Production Workers (160 hrs @ $12 hr) $1,920.00 15 ◦ total $ 28,800.00 ▶ Cost of Materials per unit $ 50.00 3400 ◦ total $ 170,000.00 ▶ Capital Expenses (Bldg, Equip) $ 4,100.00 • Bldg Lease (U.S. & Japan) $ 2400 • Equipment (Lease U.S. & Japan) $1700 ▶To Break Even, we need to sell each at $ 65.26 ▶Value Added to Goods (Mark Up) $ 70.00 3,400 ◦ total $ 238,000 ▶Sales Revenue $120.00 3400 ◦ total $ 408,000 ▶Profit $ 186,1420 ▶ Variable Expenses $5,500.00 ◦ Advertising (U.S. & Japan) $4,000 ◦ Utilities (U.S. & Japan) $1,500 ▶ Total Expenses $221,880 Sources: http://www.census.gov/prod/2009pubs/10statab/domtrade.pdf & https://www.census.gov/prod/ec97/97m3169a.pdf
Competitor: Kenneth Cole Gross Profit Summary *Gross Profit in 2009 is $189,209,000 dollars.
Investment Inquiries and Concerns • Invest $250,000,000 dollars; Loan repayment = $75,000/yr • Break even in 3.5 years with an initial return of half of our gross profits in 3.5 years • Plus $75,000 return for two years, total of 150,000 return on initial investment which is a 60% increase.
Reference List • United States Securities and Exchange Commission;Form10-K Report; Retrieved from http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=71589&p=irol- SECText&TEXT=aHR0cDovL2NjYm4uMTBrd2l6YXJkLmNvbS94bWwvZmlsaW5nLnhtbD9yZXB vPXRlbmsmaXBhZ2U9NjgxNjI0NyZhdHRhY2g9T04%3d