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  1. Leadership

    very beginning to their love of $1.50 hot dog and soda combo deal and refusing to hike profit margins by more than 14 percent, Costco warehouse has stayed true to its goal. Its co-founder and CEO, Jim Sinegal, has been called the Sam Walton of the 21st century for his low-key style and seeming defiance...

  2. What Is Leadership

    long-term approach to solving their problems. And finally, the company spirals into bankruptcy or is absorbed by one of its more successful peers (Burlingham). Over the past five years Jim Sinegal has shepherded his company, Costco, to impressive returns. Costco’s stock has doubled, and revenues...

  3. Costco Wholesale

    offering irresistible deals on luxury items. About one-fourth of Costco’s line of 4,000 products was constantly changing. Costco’s strategy is very good. Question 3 Do you think Jim Sinegal is an effective CEO? What grades would you give him in leading the process of crafting and executing...

  4. Costco Anaylsis

    1. Do you think Jim Sinegal is an effective CEO? What grades would you give him in leading the process of crafting and executing Costco’s strategy? What support can you offer for these grades? Refer to Figure 2.1 in Chapter 2 in developing your answers. I believe that Jim Sinegal is a very...

  5. James D. Sinegal: Revolutionizing an Industry

    James D. Sinegal: Revolutionizing an Industry Table of Contents Biography of Jim Sinegal…………………………………………………………………………………...3 History of Costco…………………………………………………………………………………………...6 Management Strategy……………………………………………………………………………………..11 Costco’s Performance...

  6. Marketing Communications Strategy

    use. Individuals may also purchase for their personal needs," www.costco.com. Costco uses various communication strategy tactics to win the trust and acceptance of their employees, board members, and customers. According to Jim Sinegal, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, "Costco is...

  7. Costco and the Wholesale Club Industry

    performance and decreases employee turnover. Apparently the good decisions Costco´s CEO, Jim Sinegal has made makes of Costco a profitable business, but is it going to be this way all the time or for how long? Some of Wall Street analysts like Deutsche Bank's Bill Dreher complain that "Costco's...

  8. Costco Case Study

    has emerged and a feeling of confidence became eminent. Leaders really can be effective leaders and run a very productive company as shown by Jim Sinegal who is CEO of Costco. His outlook on the company is very inspiring and motivating for those reading the case study. In looking for more...

  9. Costco Wholesale Corp.: Mission, Business Model, and Strategy

    tags, although lower then the competition’s price tags. These products are the treasure-hunt products they may not be offered the next time a member visits Costco. Therefore, customers are allured to buy these items at an irresistible price. Do you think Jim Sinegal is an effective CEO? What...

  10. Costco Case Study

    . 3. Do you think Jim Sinegal is an effective CEO? What grades would you give him in leading the process of crafting and executing Costco’s strategy? What support can you offer for these grades? Refer to figure 2.1 in chapter 2 in developing your answers. Jim Sinegal has been an effective CEO...

  11. Costco Case Study

    Summary: Costco was founded in 1983 by Jim Sinegal and Jeff Brotman. The first Costco store began operations in Seattle in 1983 and by the end of 1984 there were 9 Costco stores in five states serving over 200,000 members. By December 1985 Costco became a public company helping raise additional...

  12. Costco History

    profitable. Jim Sinegal is a key player to the success of Costco because he started his career being mentored by Sol Price. He worked in the warehouse business at Price Club and another warehouse business called Fedmart, both owned by Sol Price. (Cardon). In 1983, Jim Sinegal and Jeff Brottman would...

  13. COSTCO

    of the company was in a steady increase. We have learned that a strategy is only as good as it appeals to its target market. Costco’s have clearly identified who their customers are and designed its strategy to keep those customers coming back for generations. Jim Sinegal, cofounder and CEO of...

  14. Costco Wholesale Corp: Mission, Business Model, and Strategy

    Figure 2.1. shows that total revenue and operating income at Costco from 2003 to 2006 is increasing, and the company has a steady expansion. These numbers can prove Costco's success and Jim Sinegal, CEO and cofounder, does a great job in the company. Sinegal saves on operation costs in order to...

  15. The Profit Earned

    employees pay less on their health costs. Sinegal has their workers pay only 8 percent toward their health costs while the retail average is 25 percent. This is about triple the amount employees should be paying, but they only pay one third of it. They ignore what Wall Street wants them to accomplish...

  16. Mission, Business Model, and Strategy

         was    founded    in  1983    by   Jim   Sinegal    and   Seattle   entrepreneur     Jeff  Brotman      (now chairman of the board of directors). The first Costco store began operations in Seattle in 1983, the same year that Wal-Mart launched its warehouse membership format called Sam’s Club. By the...

  17. Costco

    In September of 1983, Costco Wholesale Corporation began operations in Seattle, Washington. The company was founded by James Sinegal, current President and CEO of Costco, and Jeffrey Brotman, Chairman of the Board of Directors. In October of 1993 Costco merged with a Delaware company called The...

  18. Costco: Join the Club

    Costco: Join the Club The interesting formula for success that CEO Jim Sinegal has implemented at the nation’s fifth-largest retailer: Sell a limited number of items, keep costs down, rely on high volume, pay workers well, have customers buy memberships and aim for upscale shoppers, especially...

  19. Costco Wholesale Corp

    shopping environment – With only a selection of 4,000 items, the company wants the members to think that they need to buy now because next time won’t be a guarantee that it can be purchased. 3. Do you think Jim Sinegal is an effective CEO? I believe that Jim Sinegal is a very effective CEO. His...

  20. Costco Case Study

    company calls “treasure - hunt merchandising”, or high -end products acquired in closeouts and liquidations. This approach works well with the company’s target market CEO Sinegal signaled that he intends to keep this strategyduring his tenure, arguing that low price, high value products are...

  21. Costco

    History of Costco Costco, one of America’s largest big-box retailers of discount products, began in Seattle, Washington in 1983 as a joint business venture for James Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman (Website, History of Costco). James Sinegal was not new to the retail scene. As a protégé of the...

  22. Costco

    distributors, manufacturers, and building contractors. For implementing a successful business strategy Costco gets a high rating. However, Costco’s success is not a result of an unstable market, but the direct result of Jim Sinegal’s vision. Jim Sinegal is the founding president and CEO of Costco...

  23. Costco

    feeling and he did this by creating value from within. Of course for Sinegal, creating value from within meant taking good care of Costco's 160,000 employees, which is explicitly stated in the vision statement. One way Sinegal was able to do this was by fashioning a corporate culture that established...

  24. I/O Elements

    generating yearly sale of $312.4 billion dollars and had a workforce of 1.6 million associates. Costco was founded in 1983 with a single store by Jim Sinegal and Jeffrey Brotman in Seattle, Washington. They were a warehouse retail store whose philosophy was to “be the new Sears and Roebuck of the...