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Types of Ownership - The Odeon Cinemas

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P1 Tuesday, 25 June 2002 Sam George Types of Ownership The Odeon Cinemas i. The Odeon cinemas are all over the country they are involved in the showing of films and have been sold and bought many times, they sell food and drink in all of the cinemas and they are very popular. They are continually increasing their sale price. The company is a private limited company; the advantage of this is that they area able to sell shares to friends families or people that they want to sell the shares to, although they do not sell their shares on the stock exchange. This is they way that businesses can raise capital easier. A disadvantage of this is that you have to share much of your profits withy the shareholders. ii. The liability of the owners in the Odeon cinema is limited, this means that they can only lose what they have put in to the company, all of the owners in the company will only lose what they put in to the business this means that if the owners put in the mortgage on their house then if the company go bankrupt then they will lose the mortgage on their house. ...read more.

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As you can see by the graph the sector in the primary is going down, this is the same in the secondary area, but in the tertiary area the percentage has gone up by a lot. Both of my businesses are in the tertiary sector this means that the company's will hopefully grow because more people want to come and work in this area, this means that if this carries on then the tertiary sector will be overcome by people that want to work in that area, this means that more business will open in this area, meaning that companies in this sector will need to survive. This means that the company may either die or they may expand. In the Odeon, which is in the tertiary sector more staff are being employed every year, this is because the Odeon is tertiary so more people want to work in that area, this is why the company is expanding. But not only that but more and more people are watching films in the cinema as they can watch them before they come out on dvd/vhs. ...read more.

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Over the years that the Odeon has been around the attendance of the customers has grow to a massive 140million a year. The main activities of the Johnson's dry cleaners are to attract customers to get their clothes specially cleaned in a special shop. They take clothes in and they offer a quick and effective cleaning service. This industrial sector ids the same as the Odeon so the statistics are very much the same. P4 The Odeon cinemas are all located in busy town centres this is so that they can attract more customers, mainly teenagers. This is because teenagers go in to town often and they will discover the cinema. The Odeon influences on this location is that it is right in the centre of town so it is easy for the general public to, there is also no other competition in Maidstone so they know that they will survive. Johnson's chose their locations, (which are all over the U.K) because they are always people in a town that need a certain item of clothes specially cleaned, and there are not many other businesses that offer a dry clean service. There is not much competition as not many dry cleaning companies are in the U.k. P5 The stakeholders of each business are ...read more.

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