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    Q1. Using materials avail to you, including Earth Fare's web site (www.earthfare.com) and the internet, describe earth fare's culture with as much detail as you can. Do you think earth fare's culture may be a source of competitive advantage? if so, why and how?

    Q2. Using earth fare's web site and the internet, in regards to the firm's future plans, do you find evidence that earth fare will continue growing by opening additional units? if so, where might those units be established and why? What challenges do you believe earth fare might face as a result?

    Q3. The industrial organization model and the resource based view of the firm model are introduced. Find evidence in the case showing that earth fare is influenced by its external environment. Additionally, find evidence in the case suggesting, if not proving, that the firm may have distinctive competencies that serve as a competitive advantage. If found, what are the firm's distinctive competencies?

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    https://earthfarecareers.silkroad.com/ERTHFRext/About_Us.html

    http://vine.earthfare.com/meat/

    http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=27841

    Q1. Using materials avail to you, including Earth Fare's web site (www.earthfare.com) and the internet, describe earth fare's culture with as much detail as you can. Do you think earth fare's culture may be a source of competitive advantage? if so, why and how?

    The culture at Earthfare is a culture that is placated upon ensuring that consumers are provided food that is free of the typical pesticides and other forms of harmful chemicals that plague the food supply across the country. The company began as a small outlet that provided natural foods that were initially sold in a small store in the city of Asheville, North Carolina, but because of the quality of its food and its dedicated to its organizational culture that sought to separate itself from the traditional food growers, the company was able to prosper and grow. The objective of the organization is to ensure that American consumers receive the most quality food that is grown organically so that it is pure and natural.

    The small storefront eventually expanded into a full shopping center that enabled the company to continue to grow and provide consumers ...

    Solution Summary

    The expert uses materials to describes earth's fare's culture with details. The challenges the earth fare might face is determined.

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