Please write a Pricing Strategy for the following product: Our product is a waterproof watch that acts as a heart rate monitor. There are several of these on the market, but none that sync with the iPod. This product would also have several features for the outdoor athlete, including a UV monitor and the ability to track ca
(10). Generally, compensation arrangements do not determine: (a). Degree & timing of the cost responsibility assumed by the suppliers, (b). Amount of profit or fee available to the supplier, (c). Capability of the supplier with respect to quality, (d). Motivational implications of the fee portion of the compensation
(9). Several potential benefits exist when a buying firm pays for and takes title to special tooling? Which is not one of the potential benefits? (a). The buying firm gains greater control, (b). Insurance costs are lower, (c). Analysis of production costs is easier, (d). Labor learning curve effect is reduced.
I need help to solve this problem, thank you. Transfer Pricing Cameo Products has two divisions: Office Products and Furniture. Divisional manager are encouraged to maximize ROI at their respective divisions. Mangers are free to decide whether goods will be transferred internally and to determine the prices at which transf
Explain what factors are involved in the development of a pricing strategy and explain the relationship between costs and prices.
22) Mr. John Hailey has $1000 to invest in the market. He is considering buying 50 shares of Comet Airlines at $20 per share. His broker suggests that he may wish to consider purchasing warrants instead. The warrants are selling for $5, and each warrant allows him to purchase one share of comet Airlines common stock at $18 pe
Using marketing tactics and legal threats, IBM is actively trying to keep mail order retailers from selling its line of personal computers. IBM earns the same wholesale price regardless of whether its products are sold be a mail order or by a full-service retailer. Why then would IBM want to discourage mail order sales?
Evaluate the following statement: Antitrust laws punish companies, not individuals. So long as you prove that you are following company policy, you are not personally subject to prosecution for pricing decisions. **Need a paragraph or two**
A mail order company has begun to sell your prestige luggage at a 30% discount to the consternation of department stores that sell it at list price. You refuse to fill the mail order company's next order, explaining that you no longer wish to have that company sell your product. Is this practice illegal or legal? Explain your
Some products and services are widely perceived as commodities. Still some companies build sustainable product advantages for even those products. How do they do it? Cite at least two examples
While airlines use segmented pricing strategies to charge business travelers more, most hotels actually give "corporate discounts" to business guests. Can you explain this anomaly?
***Just need about a paragraph answer...Thanks! Steinway, a tiny but well regarded New York piano maker in the 1850"s grew quickly after Doretta Steinway, the founder's daughter, got the idea of offering free piano lessons with the sale of each piano. Can you explain this as a segmented pricing tactic? What are the segmen
Many local rental car agencies rent late model cars at substantially lower prices than national companies such as Hertz or Avis. Despite their higher prices, the national companies still retain most of the market. Explain why most renters patronize the national car rental companies despite their higher prices. How have the natio
At what point should a company "walk away from the business?" Should a company always strive to win every bid and avoid losing business?
Despite the fact that rental rates for commercial space and labor costs are generally higher in big cities than small towns; the prices of many products - such as electronics and clothing - are higher in small towns than in large cities. Can you explain this?
In February 2009, you started as Group Operational Manager with Eager Pizzas; an organisation that operates a chain of 24-Hour Cooked Pizza Outlets in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, India, Fiji, South African, and New Zealand. The organisation divides its operations geographically into strategic business units (SBUs
Freedom, Inc., management had formed cost studies and projected the following annual cost based on 40,000 units of production and sales: total annual cost % of variable portion of total annual cost direct material $400,000
Common stock versus warrant investment: Susan Michaels is evaluating the Burton Tool Company's common stock and warrants to choose the better investment. The firm's stock is currently selling for $50 per share; its warrants to purchase three shares of common stock at $45 per share are selling for $20. Ignoring transactions c
Better understanding with attachment (sorry but thank you) Tree Top Company is in the process of setting a selling price for its newest model stunt kite, thlooper. The controller of Tree Top estimates variable cost per unit for the new model to be as follows: Direct materials $15.00 Direct l
Please help with the following problem. Provide explanations. 1-An advantage of using budgeted costs for transfer pricing among divisions is that: A. overall corporate profitability is usually higher. B. it usually provides a basis for optimal decision making. C. the divisions know the transfer price in advance.
The Assembly Division of American car Company has offered to purchase 90,000 batteries from the electrical division for $100 per unit.At a normal volume of 250,000 batteries per year,production costs per battery are as follows: Direct materials $40 Direct labor 24 Variable factory ov
Peter Littig's department store, Lttig Brothers, is Amherst's largest independent clothier. The store receives an average of six returns per day. Using the z=3, would nine returns in a day warrant action?
Select a product or service. Then select three different organizations that provide your selected product or service and compare the prices associated with your selected product or service. What is the difference between the prices among the different organizations? What is the rationale for this difference?
The Sterling Company, which manufactures office equipment, is ready to introduce a new line of portable copiers. The following copier data are available: Variable Manufacturing Cost: $200 Applied Fixed Manufacturing Cost: $90 Variable Selling and Administrative Cost: $60 Allo
Le'Fleur has two divisions: the Parfume Division and the Bottle Division. The Bottle Division produces containers that can be used by the Parfume Division. The Bottle Division's variable manufacturing cost is $1.80, shipping cost is $0.10 and the external sales price is $2.80. No shipping costs are incurred on sales to the Parfu
Gilbert Equipment, SA a French transportation equipment manufacturer, is heavily decentralized. Each division head has full authority on all decisions regarding sales to internal or external customers. The Provence Division has always acquired a certain equipment component from the Normandy Division. However, when informed that
Barton Simpson, the chief financial officer of Broadband, Inc. could hardly believe the change in interest rates that had taken place over the last few months. The interest rate on A2 rated bonds was now 6%. The $30 million, 15 year bond issue that his firm has outstanding was initially issued at 9% five years ago. Because
Please verify my three answers are correct. The Company A is composed of two divisions, DivPulp and DivPaper. DivPulp produces a component that is needed by DivPaper to manufacture the final product. DivPulp also has the opportunity of selling the product to outside customers due to excess capacity. DivPulp's product informat
Bolus Computer Parts Inc. is in the process of setting a selling price on a new component it has just designed and developed. The following cost estimates for this new component have been provided by the accounting department for a budgeted volume of 50,000 units. Per Unit Total: Direct materials $50 Direct labor $25 Variab