Marks and Spencers
The figures were received from the course textbook Hienman GNVQ business intermediate. The authors are Carol Carysforth and Mike Neild. The graph with the information relating to the table is located at the top of the following page due to insufficient space on this page. Tussauds group: The Tussauds group is a brand name. Their brands City center attractions include The London Eye, Madame Tussaud’s in five major cities; London, New York, Las Vegas, Amsterdam and Hong Kong together with Warwick Castle. Theme parks include Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures and Heide Park in Germany.
Their Number One Priority is to provide and maintain the very highest Health and safety standards. This is implemented through investment in new systems, of which training is a key component, backed up by regular audits. British Airways London Eye – Since opening, they have welcomed over 9 million visitors and it is already Britain’s most popular paid for attraction. Madame Tussaud’s London – Madame Tussaud’s has over 2 million visitors a year and, with over 200 years of history behind it, is famous throughout the world for its highly detailed wax portraits.
Madame Tussaud’s Amsterdam – This popular attraction with over 550,000 visitors a year opened on Amsterdam’s royal Dam Square in 1991. Madame Tussaud’s New York – Madame Tussaud’s New York opened in autumn 2000 in a new building on 42nd Street, just off Times Square, in the heart of Manhattan’s famous entertainment district. Madame Tussaud’s Las Vegas – Opened in 1999, Madame Tussaud’s Las Vegas is located in the prestigious new Venetian resort hotel in the heart of the famous Strip.
Madame Tussaud’s Hong Kong – Hong Kong is the leading tourist destination in the Far East, the fourth overseas location for Madame Tussaud’s, and The Tussauds Group’s first ever attraction in Asia. Waitrose has various locations around the United Kingdom. The nearest location to the college and myself is Staines branch. It is located inside the two rivers complex with lots of top name stores surrounding, it is also about a minutes walk from the high street. You have access directly to it from 3 large car parks and about 5 minutes away there are 2 more.
1 next to the elmsleigh center and the other is located on top of the center, which is multi-story. It is within minutes from the M25 motorway. The M25 has links to plenty of other motorways, which connect England and the United Kingdom. This branch is near to its main supplier because the nearest Waitrose whearhouse is at the major branch and the head office in Bracknell, Berkshire. Waitrose is close to their customers mainly because it is in a shopping center. Also there is the Elmsleigh center just across the high street, which just recently had Kwik Save and Iceland close down. That leaves Marks and Spencers main competitor is Staines.
Tussauds group is located in Chessington on leatherhead road. I believe that the headquarters are located on the premises of Chessington world of adventures. It has access from all ‘A’ roads, which connects to a major network of roads. Leatherhead road is the main one, which connects them to the M25. Task 5/P5: Identify the stakeholders of each business: The term stakeholder refers to everyone with an interest in a company. This includes individuals or groups of people. Each one has a stake in the success of the company and will benefit in some way. Equally, they would suffer some kind of loss if the company failed.