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Distribution Strategies of Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que
A review of Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que's distribution decisions.
# 153335 | 736 words | 3 sources | APA | 2013 | US
Published on May 22, 2013 in Business (Companies) , Business (Marketing)

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The paper looks at the distribution of Famous Dave's products and describes the physical characteristics of the restaurants. The paper then examines the competitive advantage of this company's distribution decisions and explains the significant implications of distribution strategies. The paper focuses on one area in which Famous Dave's has a competitive advantage over their three competitors, that is in the distribution of their products by way of grocery stores and other retail locations.

Physical Facility
Competitive Advantage/ Distribution

From the Paper:

"Famous Dave's of America operates and franchises about one hundred and eighty barbecue restaurants in about thirty five states, primarily Minnesota, Illinois, California and Wisconsin. Most of the restaurants are designed to resemble 1930's-era roadhouse shacks complete with antique items and Americana touches. Other stores try to recreate the feeling of a hunting lodge or a Chicago-style blues club featuring live music.
"Famous Dave's has a prototypical design that includes a designated bar, a signature exterior smokestack, a separate entrance for the TO GO business and a patio. This design allows them to take advantage of a consistent trade-dress and readily identifiable look and feel for their future locations. They have a 5,000 square foot package that can be built as a free standing building, a 4,000 square foot model that most likely would be constructed as an end cap of a building, and a 2,400 square foot design which would be constructed as a counter service location in an existing building. In 2010, they effectively converted some restaurants from existing casual dining chains. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Orange, California, two franchise partners built counter service style restaurants, utilizing one of their smaller foot print prototypes."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Porter's Five Forces. (2010). Retrieved March 28, 2011, from Web site: http://www.quickmba.com/strategy/porter.shtml
  • The Marketing Mix. (2010). Retrieved March 28, 2011, from Web site: http://www.quickmba.com/marketing/mix/
  • What's Your Distribution Strategy? (2011). March 28, 2011, from Web site: http://www.toolkit.com/small_business_guide/sbg.aspx?nid=P03_1080

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