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Staples Analysis
An analysis of Staples using Porter's five forces model.
# 98019 | 1,122 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 05, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (General)

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The paper examines the environmental and market factors influencing Staples. The paper provides an analysis of Staples using Porters' five forces model and shows how the company is capable of significant international growth. The paper commends how Staples is staying away from price competition in the North American market and is supplanting their competitive position with services. The paper concludes that Staples is well-positioned to retain their market share and to grow nationally and internationally.

Environmental and Market Factors Influencing Staples
Porters' Five Forces Model of Competition Applied to Staples

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Friedman (2005) - The World Is Flat Thomas R. Friedman, author. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. New York, NY. Published 2005
  • Porter (1990) - Competitive Advantage of Nations, Dr. Michael Porter. Harvard Business Review. Boston, MA. March - April 1990. Pages 73 - 91.
  • Porter (1979) - "How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy" in Harvard Business Review 57, March - April 1979, pages 86-93.
  • Sarnevitz, A. (2005) - AMR Research (2005, November 14). Retail Replenishment Execution: At Wal-Mart, It's All About Processes and People. (Alert) Boston, MA

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