100% Original, Plagiarism Free, Tailored to your instructions

Order Now!

Case Study

The Case Study
The Lush company internationally.
The Questions
Research and write an answer to the following questions:
Question 1 Which Countries and When? (20% weight)
Given a critical review of Lush’s country markets internationally. Which of these countries would you consider for further expansion? What new countries would you consider to be suitable? Which of all of the above are the most viable and give a critical evaluation.
Question 2 Cultural Differences (20% weight)
What advice would you give the company in terms of standardisation and adaptation for its international markets? Give a critical evaluation.
Question 3 Supply and Production (20% weight)
It is expensive to set up production and to move raw material and finished products around the world. How far can local manufacturing within the country of sale be used to achieve this? Hygiene and quality control are important. Is it best to manage the production in-house, or contract out? Give a critical evaluation.
Are there any other factors that should be considered?
In making your decision you might consider:
•    the finance;
•    the opportunity costs of each scenario relative to the others;.
•    how quickly the company needs to expand globally.
Question 4 Distribution (20% weight)
Given that there are many possibilities should Lush concentrate on opening more high footfall stores of its own in the high street of main conurbations, or should it focus more on key transport locations at e.g. airports and railway stations, or upon taking up the franchise space of e.g. department stores like Macey’s in the US?
Question 5 Promotion (20% weight)
What should the future promotion strategy be? Consider: Advertising, Sales Promotion Public Relations and Digital/Social Media. Should they now introduce more conventional promotion or stay with in-store and word-of-mouth?
What will your budget be overall? Give some budget breakdown.
Give an outline of specific activities within the promotion campaign that you think will be effective.
Are there any country differences which will mean adapting the promotion, or can a standardised promotion be used?
•    You are to use business sources to support your discussion (guideline of at least ten sources). Text books and academic articles in academic journals may also be helpful to underpin this.
•    You should use headings and sub-headings in your document and highlight key words in bold.
•    Use the Harvard referencing system.
•    For the purposes of this assignment you must use your own words and paraphrase your sources: quotations should not be used at all unless these are very small phrases and can be justified.
•    Make sure that you clearly head each question in your work.
•    All questions should be answered and make sure that you answer each of the parts in a question. If you do not do so you could lose marks rapidly.
•    You should give supporting practical evidence and possibly some underpinning from academic sources
•    For the purposes of this assignment the market in the UK should not feature in your answer.
Assessment Criteria
To pass you must complete the tasks and will be assessed as to how well you:
•    Monitor and critically evaluate developments in the international business environment and apply these to the international marketing situation. (weight 25%)
•    Search for, select and use effectively relevant data and information (weight 25%).
•    Develop ideas for a company’s future international marketing strategy (weight 25%)
•    Use theories and models of marketing in the international situation to underpin your ideas. (weight 25%)
•    Have clear presentation with good layout on the page, clear language and good grammar and proof reading.
(Up to 5% Marks will be deducted for poor presentation)
•    Reference correctly using the Harvard system.
(Up to 5% Marks will be deducted for poor referencing)

Our Service Charter

  1. Excellent Quality / 100% Plagiarism-Free

    We employ a number of measures to ensure top quality essays. The papers go through a system of quality control prior to delivery. We run plagiarism checks on each paper to ensure that they will be 100% plagiarism-free. So, only clean copies hit customers’ emails. We also never resell the papers completed by our writers. So, once it is checked using a plagiarism checker, the paper will be unique. Speaking of the academic writing standards, we will stick to the assignment brief given by the customer and assign the perfect writer. By saying “the perfect writer” we mean the one having an academic degree in the customer’s study field and positive feedback from other customers.
  2. Free Revisions

    We keep the quality bar of all papers high. But in case you need some extra brilliance to the paper, here’s what to do. First of all, you can choose a top writer. It means that we will assign an expert with a degree in your subject. And secondly, you can rely on our editing services. Our editors will revise your papers, checking whether or not they comply with high standards of academic writing. In addition, editing entails adjusting content if it’s off the topic, adding more sources, refining the language style, and making sure the referencing style is followed.
  3. Confidentiality / 100% No Disclosure

    We make sure that clients’ personal data remains confidential and is not exploited for any purposes beyond those related to our services. We only ask you to provide us with the information that is required to produce the paper according to your writing needs. Please note that the payment info is protected as well. Feel free to refer to the support team for more information about our payment methods. The fact that you used our service is kept secret due to the advanced security standards. So, you can be sure that no one will find out that you got a paper from our writing service.
  4. Money Back Guarantee

    If the writer doesn’t address all the questions on your assignment brief or the delivered paper appears to be off the topic, you can ask for a refund. Or, if it is applicable, you can opt in for free revision within 14-30 days, depending on your paper’s length. The revision or refund request should be sent within 14 days after delivery. The customer gets 100% money-back in case they haven't downloaded the paper. All approved refunds will be returned to the customer’s credit card or Bonus Balance in a form of store credit. Take a note that we will send an extra compensation if the customers goes with a store credit.
  5. 24/7 Customer Support

    We have a support team working 24/7 ready to give your issue concerning the order their immediate attention. If you have any questions about the ordering process, communication with the writer, payment options, feel free to join live chat. Be sure to get a fast response. They can also give you the exact price quote, taking into account the timing, desired academic level of the paper, and the number of pages.

Excellent Quality
Zero Plagiarism
Expert Writers

Instant Quote

Single spaced
approx 275 words per page
Urgency (Less urgent, less costly):
Total Cost: NaN

Get 10% Off on your 1st order!