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Describe the Business Purposes of Four Different Businesses.

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´╗┐Alain Litumba Task 1 Unit 1: Business Purpose P1: Business Purposes In this task, I have been asking to describe the purpose of four different business organisations. I will describe purpose of the business, business ownership, business size and the business scale. The businesses that I will talk about are: 1. Coca Cola : Public Limited Company 2. Warburton: Private Limited Company 3. Subway: Franchise 4. John Lewis: Partnership Coca Cola Company is a multinational organisation; he has been created in United States in 1892 by John Pemberton. Coca Cola Company produces soft drink and sells them to supermarket, stores, restaurant and many others places. Coca Cola is sold in more than 200 countries. Coca Cola produces soft drink and sells them to stores, restaurant and other places. Coca Cola Company owns more than 500 brands and also produce product like sprite, Fanta, Ice Drew, Diet Coke, PowerAde, etc. Coca Cola is sold worldwide; Coca Cola Company sold more than 1.7 billion of bottles every day. They are known as one of best company in the world and it is the best selling soft drink in the world. It actual slogan is ?Life begins here?. Purpose Coca Cola Mission Statement: "Everything we do is inspired by our enduring mission: To Refresh the World... in body, mind, and spirit. To Inspire Moments of Optimism... through our brands and our actions. To Create Value and Make a Difference... ...read more.


Size and Scale Warburtons is large organisations as they have more than 5000 employees, more than 13 bakeries and 13 depots and their revenue is £706 millions. Warburtons bakery is located in Glasgow, Bolton, Blackpool, Bristol, Enfield, Newcastle etc. This means that Warburtons scale of operations is National. Their headquarter is based in Bolton. Subway is a Quick Restaurant Service (Fast Food), founded by Fred de Luca and Peter Brick in 1965. Subway sells Submarines sandwiches, pizza, salads, drink and other food product. Subway is one of the best fast food and franchise in the world. Subway has a restaurant in over 98 countries and have it is the largest specialist sandwich in UK with more 1500 restaurant. Subway is also one of the expensive franchises in the world; you will need at least £100,000 to get a subway franchise. Their actual slogan is “Eat Fresh”. Purpose Subway Mission Statement: To provide the tools and knowledge to allow entrepreneurs to compete successfully in the Quick Service Restaurant industry worldwide, by consistently offering value to consumers through providing great tasting food that is good for them and made the way they want it. http://www.subway.co.uk/business/franchise/faqs.aspx The main purpose of Subway sells Submarines sandwiches, pizza, salads, drink and other food product to customers. Subway is known as tertiary sector as they sell product to customers and it is a private services. Subway aims to make profit so they expand more businesses. ...read more.


Shelter is one of most know charity organization in UK. Purpose The main purpose is to provide services; as they help a charity help person who lives in bad housing, people who have difficulty to pay their house rent and help peoples who don’t have houses. Shelter is known as tertiary sector as they provide services to peoples. Shelter is a Not-for-profit organization; this means their services are free. To raise money shelter organise event like running marathons and music night. Shelter receives their money by donation from business, government and people. They also sell clothes that peoples give. Ownership Shelter is a charity organization and it is in not-for-profit services. A charity organization is businesses which are not owned by shareholders and don’t have purpose of making profit. They are there to provide free services to people in need and most of charity organisations are controlled by a board of directors; they decide how the organization should use the surplus. Size and Scale Without knowing the exact number of people working for Shelter (they often use volunteers), they have many centers, their revenue is £49,115,000 (2010) and they are nationally recognized: Shelter is a large businesses. Shelter operates in England, Scotland, Wales and North Ireland this means that they are national. Website Information Sources Coca Cola Company 1. http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/ourcompany/ 1. http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/ourcompany/mission_vision_values.html 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coca-Cola_slogans 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coca-Cola 1. http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/heritage/ourheritage.html 1. www.coca-cola.co.uk/about-us/contact-us.html Warburtons 1. http://warburtons-website.staging.lovecreative.com/our-company/press-office/view/368/ 1. http://www.answers.com/topic/warburtons-ltd 1. http://www.businessstudiesonline.co.uk/BtecL2/TheoryNotes/Unit1/1_1/1_1_6/1_1_6.swf 1. http://www.warburtons.co.uk/bakeries.php?p=107 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warburtons 1. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/profiles/7553388/Jonathan-Warburton-baking-a-living.html Subway ® 1. http://www.subway.co.uk/default.aspx 2. http://www.subway.co.uk/business/franchise/faqs.aspx 1. www.caloriecounting.co.uk/resources/food/calories-subway.htm 1. www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHoqZO-UZs4 Shelter 1. http://england.shelter.org.uk/about_us/how_we_raise_money 1. http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=9132 2. http://www.sfdph.org/dph/files/TBdocs/TBControl4HomelessShelters01272005.pdf John Lewis 1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/business/aims/partnershipsrev2.shtml 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lewis_(department_store) 1. http://www.johnlewis.com/ 2. http://www.johnlewis-insurance.com/#track=JLj0008 1. http://www.jlpjobs.com/ 1. http://www.kamcity.com/namnews/asp/newsarticle.asp?newsid=61852 ...read more.

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