In my coursework I have to investigate two businesses. My first business will be on a well known business, Manchester United. My second will be a local business, Punjab Sweet House & Restaurant.
Manchester United is located in Manchester on a road called Sir Matt Busby Way. The road was named after the legendry Manchester United manger, Matt Busby. Manchester United Core activities surround football.
Punjab Sweet House & Restaurant is a restaurant which sells Asian sweets and Asian dishes and is located in Bradford, 122-126 Listerhill Road. They also have a room which they hire to people for parties, meetings etc. It is located on one of Bradford’s busiest road.
Manchester United-Business Activities
Manchester United’s earn most of there money from season tickets on match day events. Tickets prices start from £910 and go down to £160. Last season they earned £27.8milion just by season tickets. They also earn money by there league match hospitality. In executive boxes they have there own private lounge for people to enjoy a meal. They also do this for people who do not have executive boxes but in themes like a 1968 theme and a 1980s theme. In these themes they sell food and half time coffees cup) the first round starts at a cheap price and as they progress they increase the price. You can go to the red cafe to get something to eat. In 2004 they made a profit of £11.4million by match hospitality. They also make a good profit in European games. For the next European game against Villarreal, they are selling tickets for £55. In 2004 they made a profit of £4.9 million by doing this. For the domestic cup (FA cup and Carling) they also make a good profit. From tours in there museum as in 2002 they made a profit of £4.8million. They also do well by making a profit in membership and travel as they made a profit of £3.8million and in match day catering they made a price of £3.4million.
Manchester United earns a lot of money...