Holden PLC

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  • Holden PLC
    • Holden family hold all managerial positions.
      • Holden need to provide dividens to share holders
      • Specialist directors can make better decsions that will  lower costs
    • Holden PLC use batch production to manufacture their cushions - allowing for greater flexibility
    • Holden are thinking of re-locating back to Bowton
      • Thinking of using a mortage to purchase a factory or renting an existing one
        • Low interest rates will benefit a mortgage
          • So cheaper to expand. But how long will the rates stay low?
      • Jobs will be provided to the town of Bowton which will  reduce unemplyment
        • Reducing unemployment provide whole area with more money because of multipyer effect
          • Relocating from abroad is called inward investment. This can benefit society by providing jobs and improving infastructure
      • Relocating from abroad is called inward investment. This can benefit society by providing jobs and improving infastructure
      • Bowton concil are thinkng of giving grants to businesses who set up in Bowton
    • Some of Holden's competitors want to increase an import tax on cushions made outside the EU
      • This will make imports more expensive and cost Holden more because would be taxed because they manufacture in China
      • Other countries might retaliate by putting a tariff on products. This might affect UK companies who export, causing a loss of jobs
    • One of Holden's customer's is Bromley furnishings
      • Sales have been poor for Bromley furnishings. Their cash flow forecast predict liquidity problems as soon a March 2015
    • Holden use specialist workers that are highly skilled, so difficult to replace
    • Holden sell cushions between £15 and £88 by adding value
      • quality/value ranges
      • Limited editions
      • A Holden Brand
      • Holden are considering changing their filling to Fair Trade
        • Only a little bit more expensive but can add lots of value

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