The Company: Plus size women’s clothing line
Complete a SWOT analysis of the company you have decided to base your work on, (Plus size women’s clothing company). This analysis will be written viewing the company from the inside to the outside. You will submit an organizational assessment of your company within the chosen market domain. This assessment will determine the relative competitiveness of the company and demonstrate technical knowledge of assessment tools and techniques. This assessment will consider the total picture of the company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in relation to the current market environment. This assessment should consider key aspects of the company, including its product/service mix, pricing, location, technology, marketing, and human, financial, and information resources. Ethics should be considered in completion of the SWOT as either a strength or weakness. Discuss the direction of movement or trending of each of the four quadrants. Identify and elaborate on at least four each of the company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
Specifically, you should include the following:
A. Internal Factors
- SWOT Analysis: Complete a SWOT analysis on the internal factors that affect the company’s readiness to compete. What are the strengths,
weaknesses, opportunities, and threats faced by the company relative to the competitive market?
- Prioritized List: Based on the SWOT analysis, create a prioritized list of strengths to exploit and weaknesses to mitigate. Each item in your list
should have supporting rationale.
- Readiness: Based on internal factors, evaluate the company’s readiness to compete in the business environment of the market domain. Support
your evaluation with information from your market domain evaluation and SWOT analysis.
Guidelines for Submission: Your paper must be submitted as an 8-10-page APA-style Word document with double spacing, not counting the cover page and reference page. It must be in 12-point Times New Roman font, with one-inch margins and at least three authoritative sources cited in APA format.
Additional background on the Plus size Women’s Clothing Company: This company is going to be different from the rest. For one, the clothing company will size by body shape and not size. An example of how this will be done is based off of this company https://hipstiks.com/clothing-manufacturers-size-body-shape/ .