Note: Sample below may appear distorted but all corresponding word document files contain proper formattingExcerpt from essay:
Home Depot in New York City
Comparison between Downtown and suburban locations
There are notable differences in trading area size and characteristics between a downtown and a suburban location for a Home Depot as depicted in the case study;
The Home Depots located in the suburban are smaller in size and deprived f any space for expansion as compared to those located in town. This is noticeable from the Home Depot located in Manhattan which is a downtown area has no space for modifications of the stores exterior since it is location is a landmark preservation area that can not be tampered with.
In these downtown stores, there are also some departments lacking such as the lumber department due to the limited trading area in this downtown region, though such departments are evidently present in Home Depot located in suburban areas.
There are some products in the downtown Manhattan Home Depot that are only available on order, reason being the limited trading area in this downtown stores that restricts the on site storage of these goods in terms of quantity and size of goods they can stock therein, as compared to those in suburban areas. Most of the suburban stores do avail within the store all the products that the Home Depot deals in and clients do not have to wait for the transfer of the product from one store to the suburban branch.
Home Depots in downtown area are characterized by a large number of clients as compared to the suburban branches. This necessitates the availing of a doorman who assists the customers in short and quick errands as an after sales incentive like loading their luggage and also getting them taxis. It is also noted that these downtown stores have several concierges on the floor that direct customers to the correct aisles hence making the customer shopping a lot simpler and more enjoyable, yet this is not available in suburban areas.
Because of the culturally diverse clientele the Home Depots in downtown experience each day, these stores have signs posted in different languages that are predominant within the stores. This is different in the case of a suburban Home Depot where the only signs available are in languages of the dominant culture or language within the region.
Location and site selection of the Home Depot
While choosing a site to establish a Home Depot, there are fundamental issues that have to be looked into and these vary between the urban and the suburban setting. Within the town, the rents can be quite high hence one fundamental factor to consider in the town setting is the rent payable for the location. Rents in suburban areas are lower as compared to those in downtown areas.
Bearing the large number of clientele base in the towns, the availability of parking space is yet another consideration…[continue]
"Home Depot In New York City" (2012, September 27) Retrieved October 21, 2016, from http://www.paperdue.com/essay/home-depot-in-new-york-city-75659
"Home Depot In New York City" 27 September 2012. Web.21 October. 2016. <http://www.paperdue.com/essay/home-depot-in-new-york-city-75659>
"Home Depot In New York City", 27 September 2012, Accessed.21 October. 2016, http://www.paperdue.com/essay/home-depot-in-new-york-city-75659
Space New York City Use of Temporary Space (NYC Department of Parks & Recreation) Images & Charts Illy Push Button House Store Front Library Brooklyn Bridge Park Chashama Images & Charts According to the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, Dutch traders established farming communities and villages east of Manhattan around 1652. One such village, Vlackebos, literally translated into the "wooded plain." This wooded plane area at the time consisted of virgin thick forests coupled with flat terrain so it
(Dow Jones and Company, 2009). The DJIA can be used in three principal ways: as a yardstick, as a barometer, or as an investment. When the DJIA is used as a yardstick, the goal is to measure performance from one period of time to another: The most common use of an index by investors is to evaluate the performance of their own portfolios on a monthly or quarterly basis. This is
Furthermore, the Home Depot employs many community members providing them with a livelihood enabling them to earn a living. Additionally, the special activities of the Home Depot in the community in which they are located results in benefits realized by community members in various areas such as housing, workshops, clinics, and other specialized services of the Home Depot. The slogan used by the Home Depot of "you can do
" (Finnerty, 2008) It is reported that those who suffer from co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse problems are also likely to be homeless. According to the Health Care for the Homeless Clinicians' Network (2000) "Co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse makes it more likely that people will be chronically homeless." (cited in Finnerty, 2008) Factors that are known to contribute to homelessness in those with co-occurring mental illness and
Based on the foregoing considerations, it is suggested that the DCMP restructure their existing training programs and administration so that a more unified and centralized plan is in place, as well as providing for better instructor qualifications, evaluation, learning retention and more efficient and effective use of resources which are by definition scarce. These broad general issues were refined for the purposes of this study into the research questions stated
Sirius and XM Satellite Radio Satellite radio has emerged in the past few years as the hot new trend in broadcasting. Operating similar to DirecTV, satellite radio companies bounce their signals off satellites to beam high-quality digital service coast-to-coast, offering exclusive ad-free programming. Satellite radio offers listeners the opportunity to hear any show anywhere in the United States, combining the benefits of premium quality sound and convenience when traveling on
Author Negr n notes, "Hundreds of FBI agents sealed off the town of Hormigueros, Puerto Rico, where Ojeda lived with his wife. The FBI surrounded his house and opened fire, killing him. He was 72 years old" (Negr n, 2005). Ojeda had been a fugitive since he jumped bond after the Wells Fargo Robbery, and he had still been active in independence organizations, including the Macheteros, and his death