Canada Goose

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• Luxury jacket company

• Made in Canada only decision

• They had and looked for authorized retailers

• Branded status symbol

• Decision not to dilute

• Expanded customer base


• Price very high.

• Low cost promotion.


• Partnering with defined retailers.

• Online trading.

• Targeting international markets


• High product price allows offshore knock-off (copy) production.

• Losing the brand to partners.

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Market developments?

Competitors' vulnerabilities?

Industry or lifestyle trends?

Technology development and innovation?

Global influences?

New markets, vertical, horizontal?

Niche target markets?

Geographical, export, import?

New USP's?

Tactics: eg, surprise, major contracts?

Business and product development?

Information and research?

Partnerships, agencies, distribution?

Volumes, production, economies?

Seasonal, weather, fashion influences?

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Disadvantages of proposition?

Gaps in capabilities?

Lack of competitive strength?

Reputation, presence and reach?


Own known vulnerabilities?

Timescales, deadlines and pressures?

Cashflow, start-up cash-drain?

Continuity, supply chain robustness?

Effects on core activities, distraction?

Reliability of data, plan predictability?

Morale, commitment, leadership?

Accreditations, etc?

Processes and systems, etc?

Management cover, succession?

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Political effects?

Legislative effects?

Environmental effects?

IT developments?

Competitor intentions - various?

Market demand?

New technologies, services, ideas?

Vital contracts and partners?

Sustaining internal capabilities?

Obstacles faced?

Insurmountable weaknesses?

Loss of key staff?

Sustainable financial backing?

Economy - home, abroad?

Seasonality, weather effects?

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Advantages of proposition?


Competitive advantages?

USP's (unique selling points)?

Resources, Assets, People?