• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Online business case studies - JDsports, ASDA and Subway

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Unit 8 doing business online The three businesses because I have chosen are: * JDsports website: Jdsports.co.uk * ASDA website: asda.co.uk * Subway website: subway.co.uk ASDA is Britain's best value retailer; it became part of the Wal-Mart family in June 1999. ASDA was formed by a group of farmers from Yorkshire and now has 321 stores and 29 depots across the UK.ASDA have over 300 stores and 148,000 colleagues nationwide. ASDA isn't run for profit. ASDA has two charity voluntary organisations, which are http://www.corporatewatch.org.uk/?lid=800 http://walmartstores.com/FactsNews/NewsRoom/4100.aspx National Blood Service * ASDA went into partnership with the National Blood Service in 2004 which coincided with Worldwide Blood Day. Since then stores have been arranging blood donor days for colleagues and customers in the bloodmobile in ASDA car parks. * Being a blood donor is a valuable service to the community and helps to save lives. Each day 10,000 donations of blood are needed nationally to meet hospital demand and currently only 6% of the eligible population donate. Blood donations help save lives in surgery, road traffic accidents, and treat cancer patients and burns victims. ASDA Foundation ASDA has their own charity foundation. Established in 1988 and managed by the Administrator and Board of Trustees, the Foundation helps them to support the good causes we become involved with, whether that's through actual fundraising or simply rolling up our sleeves and helping out. ...read more.

Middle

Australia and New Zealand, with over 2,100 outlets, is supported from Brisbane, Australia. The 300 Middle Eastern locations are supported from Beirut, Lebanon. Singapore supports the 300+ Asian locations. The Latin American Support Center in Miami assists over 1,100 restaurants. In the UK and Ireland the company hopes to have 2,010 restaurants by the year 2010. This is their online website above which is called www.subway.com . Their website is easy to use for the shoppers because it has sub-titles to everything you may need to know about the store. The website also gives you all the information about Subway i.e. there is 28879 restaurants in 86 countries. The websites tells their customers the new sandwiches that they have. It also informs you about the charity events there are holding. Their website persuades more people to shop in their store because all the food is healthy and many people want to stay fit. It also informs people about the job available in different sections. The website gives you all the information about their history. As you can see above, their information is broken into sub-titles so they narrow down different info and make it easy for the customer to identify what they may wish to know about the store. ...read more.

Conclusion

JD also allows you to shop online which is the main point about having a website. Also like other sites that we have seen, there is a store locator which shows you the stores around UK. The website also tells you about the competitions held in the company, it also locates to the new clothes they have. The site also offers free delivery to the customers that wish to buy anything Task 4 Usually when businesses are making a lot of money they decide to make a website so they can be well known around the Europe or Globe. The boss has to decide if can make his own website or if he as to pay some to do it for him. He/she also has to decide what kind of information he/she will put in the website and pictures to represent their company. He must make the website well organised which will make it easy for the customers to surf through so they won't have a hard time trying to get around his/hers website. He must decide if the website will safe for all ages to use or only for adults. He must think about having a range sub-titles which will make it easy for the customers to identify items. ?? ?? ?? ?? Leslie Ngwenya 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Business, Companies and Organisation, Activity section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Business, Companies and Organisation, Activity essays

  1. Business Studies Edexcel Coursework

    The Yellow Pages is arguably the most used directory service in the UK, so becoming distinguished in it would have a critical effect. The internet directory is significantly more advantageous in terms of searching for a service. Rather than spending time looking through the index for a service (which is

  2. IGCSE Businesses Studies Revision Notes

    over budget, on target etc. Budgeting is an attempt to predict the following: Business costs Business income Exchange rates and currency values (mainly exports) Other changes to cost e.g. predicted wage & tax rises Budgets contain: Targets for sales and revenue Limits for costs etc.

  1. Business Studies

    internal environment > A manager must identify the need for change, over come resistance to the change and manage the change effectively so the business gains or maintains its competitive advantage > Better chance at coping with challenges and initiating change if it's; * Flexible * Has excellent communication channels

  2. Benefits of Having an Online Presence for Your Business

    Users can block cookies so there not accepted but many sites refuse to work without cookies. However, all sites produce log files. These are files made by the web server that hosts the website. They give information like how many people have visited the site and how long they visited the site for.

  1. BTEC Business Unit 8: Business Online: Staffing, Financial & Distribution Issues A Business Organisation ...

    Financial Issues There are many financial issues that need to be taken into account when operating online. When setting up a small website the costs will be low, however there are more costs for businesses who wish to use their site as the main way to promote the business.

  2. A Brief History of John Lewis.

    of shareholders * An audited set of accounts available to the public Advantages * Limited liability * Can raise capital by selling shares * Does not need to be dissolved if one partner dies * Legal status is separate from owner Disadvantages * Needs audited accounts to be made public

  1. Ann Hopkins Case Analysis

    The committee ultimately made recommendations on each candidate and forward these to the policy board (17). Some candidates had been held because of concerns about their interpersonal skills. PW consistently placed a high premium on a candidate's ability to deal with subordinates and peers on an interpersonal basis and to

  2. Business Studies- Unit 1- Stakeholders

    The customer of a business is commonly seen as the most important of all stakeholders in a business as a business such as Coca Cola would be completely non-existent without the capital from purchases of the products sourced from customers.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work