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Marketing Mix Analysis
The concept of the marketing mix includes the factors price, product, promotion, and place. Generally, understanding where the company is positioned in regards to these factors will serve as the basis for a comprehensive marketing strategy. This analysis provides a brief introduction to the marketing mix concept and then uses The Bath and Body orks to illustrate the marketing mix of a specific company. The Bath and Body company has actually just recently redesigned its marketing mix to better match the external environment and as a result has seen tremendous success. The changes they made included changes in the product mix and the promotional strategy and these changes have already proven to drive more revenue for the company.
Marketing Mix Overview
Most organizations develop their marketing strategy and marketing program on what is referred to as the marketing mix. The concept of the marketing mix includes the….
Home Business Expo. (2013). Bath & Body Works Franchise Information. Retrieved from Home Business Expo: http://www.home-business-expo.com/wiki/BathBodyWorks.asp
Manktelow, J. (N.d.). The Marketing Mix and 4 Ps. Retrieved from Mind Tools: http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newSTR_94.htm
Trefis Team. (2011, January 13). Bath & Body Works' Profit Margin to Help Carry Limited's Stock. Retrieved from Trefis: http://www.trefis.com/stock/ltd/articles/35029/bath-body-works-profit-margin-to-help-carry-limiteds-stock/2011-01-13
They are acting as agents of the company, and have a duty to improve company performance. Theoretically, 'taking a bath' can even buy a good company time, prevent a financial panic during a particularly bad year, and give the company time to reconfigure itself. But ultimately, boosting the value of a company is 'good' only if the accountant's primary responsibility is to shareholders and other individuals with short-term interests in the company.
In contrast, from a normative ethical standpoint, this practice of 'taking a big bath' creates an inaccurate portrait of the company's real economic status, and can hurt individual investors and employees over the long-term. The company's poor performance will eventually be revealed, innocent people will invest in a company that is structurally unsound, and employees will have to be let go when the full extent of the company's failure is revealed to the world.
Question 3: How can the….
Kothari, S.P. (2004, June 18). Financial Statement Analysis. Sloan School of Management.
Corporate Accounting. Retrieved June 15, 2009 at http://ocw.mit.edu/NR/rdonlyres/Sloan-School-of-Management/15-511Summer2004/4B07B1A4-166B-4112-8122-C6EE460670D8/0/lec8.pdf
Yuan, Ye Chin. (2008, December 18). Big bath accounting. Moolanomy. Retrieved June 15,
2009 at http://www.moolanomy.com/1048/big-bath-accounting-fraud/
"Bathing for omans was a social occasion. The baths were places everybody went almost every day. Some baths were communal some were private enterprises, some were expensive and some were cheap" - Quoted by Joseph Jay Diess.
Almost towards the end of the first century BC, the famous Suburban baths were built on an artificial terrace that faced the sea to give it the luxurious effect. These baths were built right outside the Marina Gate of Pompeii. Originally, these baths were discovered in the year 1958. Since then, they have been restored and excavated as well.
Kinds of baths
We can tell how important the baths are by their number. Just in the city of Pompeii, three baths were constructed. Moreover, these baths have been built at a place that is the busiest and most easily accessible areas of Pompeii.
There are three establishments that basically make it possible for us to follow….
Beard, Mary. The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
Berry, Joanne. The complete Pompeii. Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Cooley, Alison E. And Cooley, Melvin George Lowe. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. Psychology Press, 2004.
Harris, Robert. Pompeii, A Novel. Random House, 2010.
Domestic Global Marketing: Bath and Body Works
Domestic Global Marketing Bath and Body
External factors are considered to be environmental factors as they make an impact on the business externally. Environmental factors can play a significant role in influencing business and thus, can make an impact on marketing strategies and decisions of the business. The organization selected is Bath and Body Works.
Domestic Global Marketing: Bath and Body Works
In order to remain in competition and to improve organizational and business performance, to increase profitability and to win and retain customers, it is essential to operate in domestic as well as international markets. Organizations working at a global and domestic level are influenced by factors, which can make an impact on their productivity, organizational and business operations. These factors can be classified into two categories: internal and external factors. The former are the factors that are found internally within the business and can be….
Chaucer's Wife Of Bath Prologue: Analysis Of Characters
Chaucer's Wife of Bath Prologue is perhaps longer than any other portion of the entire work The Canterbury Tales, thus worthy of in depth character analysis. Since the Prologue concentrates its focus primarily on Alisoun, the Wife of Bath, much of the analysis below will focus on Alisoun's character, and her relationship with her four husbands, the other primary characters introduced in this lengthy discourse by Chaucer. Alisoun's character helps shape Canterbury tales and set the basis for exploration into many different themes including women's independence and feminism throughout this bawdy tale.
There are many interpretations of Chaucer's character Alisoun in his work Canterbury tales. This is particularly evident in the prologue, where Alisoun concerns herself with a lengthy and detailed explanation of her life and marriage. It is through this discourse however that one comes to see the character of Alisoun in many….
"hoso that first to mille comth, first grint" (389). In other words, strike first. She claims to "byte," "whyne," and "pleyne" as though she is offended or hurt before the man does, so then the man will hesitate to complain against her (386-87). Before he is able to challenge her infidelities, she has already retorted with her own questions and criticisms of his social activity, thus creating guilt. For example, she asks him, "hat dostow at my neighebores hous? Is she so fair?" (239-40) After this and being called a lecher and drunk (242, 246), how can the man preach to her when he himself is accused of doing sketchy acts?
More than this, she speaks to the husband with the very words that he will use to condemn her. This is a genius way of negating another's argument. She turns his catalogue of grievances against him to make him….
Detectives did not take long to discover Haigh's criminal past mainly involving instances of fraud and theft. After obtaining a search warrant, detectives descended on Haigh's workshop in search of any trace that could help them unravel Durand-Deacon's sudden disappearance (Newton 109). hat they ended up finding was shocking.
In addition to a dry cleaner receipt belonging to Durand-Bacon, police also discovered papers that referred to Haigh's first and second murder victims -- the McSwans and the Hendersons (ier 165). Upon further search, detectives also came across a sludge which when subjected to further analysis revealed not only a denture but also a number of human gallstones. The denture in this case was according to ier later on found to belong to Duran-Deacon (165). A few other incriminating items including but not limited to a lipstick container and a number of bone fragments were also found (Gunn 34).
On being arrested,….
Gunn, Alan. Essential Forensic Biology. 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2011. Print.
Lyle, D.P. Forensics: A Guide for Writers. Cincinnati, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books, 2008. Print.
Newton, Michael. The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Infobase Publishing, 2006. Print.
Wier, Nigel. British Serial Killers. Bloomington, in: AuthorHouse, 2011. Print.
It is not a real upbeat rhythm, otherwise the colors used would be bolder and more abstract but it is rhythm based on peaceful ritual. This along with proportion provides the painting with deepness in the frame of reference. The background also adds to this allusion of a realistic environment.
Degas effectively used the materials and formal elements to illustrate a theme. This theme is that of woman and women potential as a pure symbol of love. However, the beauty of this artwork is that it can be interrupted oppositely. A viewer can also see that because she is nude, she is dirty and undesirable in society. I do not believe this was the artist's intention. I believe he was completely focused on studying her physically for motion's sake and also for his own gratification. He was his proficiency in the study of movement that makes the painting all the….
Callen, Anthea. The Spectacular Body: Science, Method, and Meaning in the Work of Degas. New Haven: Yale Press, 1995.
Edgar Degas. 10 Dec. 2004 http://www.expo-degas.com/2.cfm/ .
Edgar Degas: Biography. 10 Dec. 2004 http://www.abcgallery.com/D/degas/degasbio.html .
Hartt, Frederick. Art: A History of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1989.
History Of Sanitation
In our present lives, in hi-technology living spaces or homes, most of us spend our days indoors. Commonly, a home physically means an indoor place, inside space, a room, an apartment, a mobile home such as trailer or van or a structure that has a roof and walls strong enough to protect human beings from unpredictable danger such as intruders or natural disasters. The idea of constructing a shelter began with primitive people: "Many centuries ago man first began to gather raw materials and put them together to make shelter against the weather and the ravaging of beasts" (Allen 3).
e are born in a place called the hospital and may possibly die there one day. Most of us spend some time out of doors, for instance, walking from place to place, moving from air to ground or water transports, participating in special events such as concerts and sporting….
Chicago Public Library. "Down the Drain." One: City in a Swamp. 20 November 2003. http://www.chipublib.org/digital/sewers/history.html
Goldman, Joanne Abel, Building New York's Sewers: Developing Mechanisms of Urban Management (West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press, 1997).
History of Plumbing." P&M Magazine. (July 1998).
Page, Douglas. "Bathroom of the Future." Troika Magazine (spring 2002)
She reminds David about his promise of the throne to her son, and with the demise of David there is a chance of herself and her children being treated as outcastes with danger to their persons. And the forceful prevailing upon the aging Davis seems to have had the desired effect with the Solomon's kingship occurring outside the prophetic Yahwism.
Thus did Bathsheba change the course of history? She also was a part of it having much influence in the court of Solomon as the queen mother.
Over the course of time many writers have discussed the character of Bathsheba and we find her nature discussed, as a post mortem analysis and much conjecture. There is no direct writing on her. Firstly the Old Testament was centered on the King and generals with a bias to males and the females having been given no importance. In fact the King could….
Cixous, Helene. Stigmata: escaping texts.
Hagensick, Carl. Nine Men in the Life of Bathsheba. Herald Magazine. Available from http://www.heraldmag.org/literature/bio_1.htm accessed 28 January 2010.
Jacobson, David C. Modern Midrash: The Retelling of Traditional Jewish Narratives by Twentieth-Century Hebrew Writers. State University of New York Press: Albany, NY, 1987.
Wife Bath: Feminism Chaucer
Chaucer appears to create the Wife of Bath shine intentionally from the rest of the characters in the novel; she has been possibly one of his most controversial figures since her contradictions as to what she states and just what she does. The writer's formation of her character offers one significant objective which has been to surprise his readers. Chaucer chooses to consider each and every bad attribute that ladies were thought to have in those times and also the outcome has been Alisoun. This kind of vivacity and boldness had been seldom observed in female fictional figures of that era (Oberembt 287).
The Wife Bath: Feminism Chaucer
Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales had been written towards the end of the Fourteenth century, however it was left incomplete. It has been setup as numerous stories within one story. The primary frame has been a travelling crowd of pilgrims moving….
Chance, Jane. The Mythographic Chaucer: the Fabulation of Sexual Politics. Minneapolis: The University of Minnisota Press, 1995.
Coghill, Nevill trans. Chaucer The Canterbury Tales. London: Penguin Books, 2003.
Cook, A. Feminism in Chaucer's "The Wife of Bath." Books, 2010. Available at: http://alisoncook.xomba.com/feminism_chaucers_wife_bath
Fjalldal, M.J. Forever Young: Chaucer's Wife of Bath and Her Fear of Losing Her Outer Beauty. Haskoli Islands, 2010.
However, because of Gilgamesh's thought that he may be invincible, he is actually putting his friend's life at risk by going on his adventure. In his attempt to prove that he is brave and that he would rather die for a cause, he actually indirectly causes the death of Enkidu, who shows that he was the stronger of the two.
5) Defining Honor
Honor is a characteristic that few individuals posses. It is a special type of distinguishing factor, that although many attempt to have, very few actually embrace it to its full meaning. Honor entails pride and personal excellence. It is fully believing in an action or an entity that represents something very important to the self and to those around. To me, honor is being able to stand up for your beliefs despite the opinion of others.
Honor in society can actually be viewed in two ways, depending on your….
Sometimes, as we see in King Lear, the thirst for power leads to nothing but trouble. It should be noted that the power did come but it was not enough to erase what had already happened. As a result, of this power hunt, King Lear and Cordelia discover what true love is all about. Gloucester and Edgar also learn the value of love. In "The ife of Bath's Tale," we see that power is ugly as the knight only acts to fulfill his desires. However, he is redeemed when he comes around and finally realizes true love and can appreciate it. Both of these stories tell cautionary tales about the power of love and the love of power.
Bloom, Harold. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human. New York: Riverhead Books. 1998.
Chaucer, Geoffrey. "The ife of Bath's Tale," the Canterbury Tales. Nevill Coghill, trans. New York: Penguin Books. 1977.
Bloom, Harold. Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human. New York: Riverhead Books. 1998.
Chaucer, Geoffrey. "The Wife of Bath's Tale," the Canterbury Tales. Nevill Coghill, trans. New York: Penguin Books. 1977.
Dowden, Edward. "Othello', 'Macbeth', 'Lear.'" Shakspere: A Critical Study of His Mind and Art. 1881. Site Accessed April 4, 2009. http://www.galegroup.com
Diane Dreher, "Shakespeare's Cordelia and the Power of Character." World and I. 1998. GALE
ife of Bath's Tale And Modern Stream-of-consciousness riting
The ife of Bath is one of the most memorable of all of your characters in the Canterbury Tales. The ife is likeable not only because of her boisterous, honest, and sexually frank persona but also because of the way in which she tells her tale. The ife's storytelling anticipates modern stream-of-consciousness style. The ife's style underlines the fact that it is not only how a story is told but who tells it that is important.
The ife begins her tale by relating her experience of marriage before setting up the plot of her story: "I have had five husbands at the church-door (for I have been wedded so often); and all were worthy men in their ranks." She defends her ability to hold forth on the subject of marriage because of her obvious experience and also makes a humorous aside about how….
The public library in the baths of Caracalla was no exception to this (DeLaine, 1997).
Inside the bathing area itself, there were several components (DeLaine, 1997). One of these was a 183X79-foot cold room located under three 108-foot high groin vaults. There was also a double pool which was tepid, and a 115-foot diameter hot room (DeLaine, 1997). There were also two separate gyms where people could box and wrestle with one another. There was also a standard swimming pool in the north end of the complex. It was a roofless structure and had mirrors made of bronze mounted over it (DeLaine, 1997). This helped to direct sunlight into the area surrounding the pool for both beauty and warmth. The whole building was on a platform that was raised up twenty feet off of the ground. This was done in order to allow for the furnaces underneath the building and….
Birley, Anthony R. (1988). Septimius Severus: The African Emperor, 2nd ed. Yale: New Haven Connecticut.
Chastagnol, Andre. (1994). Historie Auguste. Robert Laffont: Paris.
DeLaine, Janet. (1997) the Baths of Caracalla. Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Meckler, Michael. (1994). Caracalla and his late-antique biographer: A historical commentary on the Vita Caracalli in the Historia Augusta. University of Michigan.
Business - Advertising
Bath and Body orks Marketing Mix Analysis The concept of the marketing mix includes the factors price, product, promotion, and place. Generally, understanding where the company is positioned in regards to…Read Full Paper ❯
They are acting as agents of the company, and have a duty to improve company performance. Theoretically, 'taking a bath' can even buy a good company time, prevent…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
Suburban Baths "Bathing for omans was a social occasion. The baths were places everybody went almost every day. Some baths were communal some were private enterprises, some were expensive and…Read Full Paper ❯
Domestic Global Marketing: Bath and Body Works Domestic Global Marketing Bath and Body External factors are considered to be environmental factors as they make an impact on the business externally. Environmental…Read Full Paper ❯
Chaucer's Wife Of Bath Prologue: Analysis Of Characters Chaucer's Wife of Bath Prologue is perhaps longer than any other portion of the entire work The Canterbury Tales, thus worthy of…Read Full Paper ❯
Family and Marriage
"hoso that first to mille comth, first grint" (389). In other words, strike first. She claims to "byte," "whyne," and "pleyne" as though she is offended or hurt…Read Full Paper ❯
Detectives did not take long to discover Haigh's criminal past mainly involving instances of fraud and theft. After obtaining a search warrant, detectives descended on Haigh's workshop in…Read Full Paper ❯
It is not a real upbeat rhythm, otherwise the colors used would be bolder and more abstract but it is rhythm based on peaceful ritual. This along with…Read Full Paper ❯
Drama - World
History Of Sanitation In our present lives, in hi-technology living spaces or homes, most of us spend our days indoors. Commonly, a home physically means an indoor place, inside space,…Read Full Paper ❯
Mythology - Religion
She reminds David about his promise of the throne to her son, and with the demise of David there is a chance of herself and her children being…Read Full Paper ❯
Sports - Women
Wife Bath: Feminism Chaucer Chaucer appears to create the Wife of Bath shine intentionally from the rest of the characters in the novel; she has been possibly one of his…Read Full Paper ❯
However, because of Gilgamesh's thought that he may be invincible, he is actually putting his friend's life at risk by going on his adventure. In his attempt to…Read Full Paper ❯
Sometimes, as we see in King Lear, the thirst for power leads to nothing but trouble. It should be noted that the power did come but it was…Read Full Paper ❯
Mythology - Religion
ife of Bath's Tale And Modern Stream-of-consciousness riting Dear Chaucer: The ife of Bath is one of the most memorable of all of your characters in the Canterbury Tales. The ife…Read Full Paper ❯
Drama - World
The public library in the baths of Caracalla was no exception to this (DeLaine, 1997). Inside the bathing area itself, there were several components (DeLaine, 1997). One of these…Read Full Paper ❯