Management strategy, planning and implementation
watch these two links before starting answer
1)A 1:38- minute 2015 video concerning ” Why is Gap closing 175 stores in north america.” that can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdARiQIrFgE.
2) A 2:01- minute 2015 video titled” Gap inc. to open store in india” that can be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvTFvw6E53Y (copy and paste url).
please follow while writing these instructions 4 pages as APA 7th edition, paper should have these contents starting with hedding introduction and bottom with conclusion and add some relevant sub hedding to look paper good.
Gap has employed you as a consultant to assess the company’s overall situations identity the strategic issues that management needs to address, and recommend a set of actions to improve the company’s future prospects. please prepare a minimum of 4 pages of APA formatted analytical/critical report to gap management that includes the following:
1. What are the strategically relevant components of the U.S. retail, family clothing stores industry macroenvironment?
2. What is competition like in the family fashion industry? which of the five competitive forces is strongest? which is the weakest? what competitive forces seem to have the greatest effect on industry attractiveness and the potentional profitability of new entrants?
3.what does your strategic group map of the family clothing retail industry look like? is gap inc. well positioned? why or why or why not?
4.what do you see as the key success factors in the market for family clothing?
5. what key factors may determine the success of gap inc.?
6. what recommendations would you make to gap inc. to improve its competitiveness in the market while mitigating any current and future risks?