Case 2 (page 238): Costco Wholesale in 2017: Mission, Business Model, and Strategy
Part 1 (Due date 1/26/2020 at 11:30pm) 1. What is Costcoâ€™s business model? 2. What core values or business principles did Jim Sinegal stress at Costco? Page limit: max 1 page (double-spaced, 12-point font size, 1-inch margin)
Part 2 (Due date 1/30/2020 at 9:00pm) 3. Prepare a complete five-forces analysis of competition in the North American wholesale club industry. â€¢ Use the information in Figures 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, and 3.7 (and the related discussions in Chapter 3). â€¢ Remember to include a conclusion for each of the five forces and for the collective strength of the five competitive forces. Page Limit: max 2 pages (double-spaced, 12-point font size, 1-inch margin) Notes: â€¢ An automatic plagiarism check will be conducted by Turnitin. Please make sure to use quotes and proper citation, or paraphrase. â€¢ Using bullet points is fine.