Business Case Studies by Company

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  • Creating a European branded business

    This case study shows how and why Spillers Petfoods acquired Quaker European Petfoods for £465m in April 1995 to create Europe’s second largest petfood manufacturer. Edition 2

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  • The knowledge-driven economy

    This case study illustrates how the development of a knowledge-driven economy is helping the UK to close the performance gap on its competitors. Edition 5

  • Partnerships with people

    This case study looks at how managers treating employees as full working partners helps create an atmosphere of open co-operation. Edition 3

  • Innovation - the route to winning

    This case study looks at how innovation is the cornerstone on which organisations who wish to attain and retain success are built. Edition 2

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  • Using innovation to improve performance

    This case study illustrates the importance of design as part of the strategic process of innovation and shows how the design process helps to apply new thinking to fundamental questions that concern all businesses. Edition 7

  • Designing user-friendly technology

    This case study tells the story of the design and development of the One 2 One handset. Edition 2


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  • Using planning to construct a better future

    The four school transport plans illustrated in this case study show how schools, teachers and students have worked together to develop plans to improve the journey to school. Edition 4

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  • Solving complex supply chain problems

    This case study focuses upon how one organisation, Dexion, uses its skills and abilities to provide help for businesses of all shapes and sizes with their supply chain management problems. Edition 2

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  • The number 1 express carrier

    This case study highlights the way in which DHL has filled an important gap in the market in express delivery services. Edition 2

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  • On-line shopping

    This case study looks at why Dixons turned to the Internet, and why for them it is proving a success. Edition 7

  • Going for growth

    This case study looks at the Group’s approach to growth, first in the context of the UK domestic market and then in relation to its recent moves into Ireland and continental Europe. Edition 6

  • Revolution in retailing

    This case study focuses on how Dixons Group has built its existing brands and created new brands to strengthen its market position. Edition 5

  • Organisational change

    This case study focuses upon how the Dixons Group developed a business strategy which enabled it to achieve its corporate aim ‘to be number one in the electrical and electronic market-place’. Edition 4

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  • Building a fashionable brand image

    This case study focuses on how Dr. Martens has built brand awareness through sponsorship links to music, fashion and theatre and outlines the promotional activities which support these areas. Edition 4

  • Re-engineering a business process

    This case study focuses on the major re-structuring of R Griggs Group Ltd's shoe making business. Its aim was to improve control over its operational and selling activities across the world. It shows that planning is an ongoing process of continuous improvement. Edition 3

  • Development of a brand through trade mark protection

    This case study looks at the need for some brands to use Trade Marks. Edition 2

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  • Meeting and exceeding consumer protection laws to drive competitive advantage

    This case study helps students understand consumer protection and how companies need to exceed legal requirements in competitive market places. Edition 11

  • Pursuing a growth strategy

    As a result of carefully reading the Case Study, students should be able to: differentiate between Ansoff’s four growth strategies, show why market research was important to Dixons in choosing strategies, understand how a SLEPT analysis helps to inform strategic decision making. Edition 9

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