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  • Harley Davidson - 1,344 words
    Harley Davidson Harley - Davidson Inc. Motorcycle Industry INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to develop a strategic corporate objective for HarleyDavidson Inc., a publicly traded, employee owned manufacturer of heavyweight motorcycles, recreational and commercial vehicles, military defense items, and small engines, distributing its products to domestic and international markets targeting all men and women of all ages. INDUSTRY AND COMPETITIVE MARKET The industry under study is the motorcycle industry consisting of five major manufacturers: one American (Harley Davidson), and four Japanese (Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki) and some European companies (mainly BMW of Germany and some o ...
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  • Harley Davidson - 1,425 words
    ... efore, build up its brand loyalty. Accessories. This category includes a new line of riding and fashion apparel bearing the Harley Davidson insignia. These products are distributed to Harley retailers and outlets in the retail clothing market. Harley is to provide a wide variety of stylish products and aggressively market them. Financing Services. Harley offers financing through a joint venture with Ford Motor Credit Company (FMCO). Harley due to its lack of capital, avoided forming its own subsidiary providing financing services something that Honda and Kawasaki have already done. Harley is to offer a wide variety of flexible plans to meet this great opportunity that arose due to inflat ...
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  • Harley Davidson Analysis - 1,102 words
    Harley Davidson Analysis HARLEY DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY As one Harley puts it, It's one thing to have people buy your products. It's another for them to tattoo your name on their bodies. Harley-Davidson is the only major US maker of motorcycles and the nation's #1 seller of heavyweight motorcycles. Harley-Davidson offers 24 models of touring and custom cycles. Harley has held the largest share of the U.S. heavyweight motorcycle market since 1986. Besides its bikes, Harley-Davidson sells a licensed line of clothing and accessories with the company name. Also, gaining attention are the Harley-Davidson Cafes, located in various cities including New York City and Las Vegas. These successful resta ...
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  • Motorcycles, A Mechanized Version Of A Horse Some May Say, Were First Created In The Early 1900s Scott, P7 Harley Davidson, A - 981 words
    Motorcycles, a mechanized version of a horse some may say, were first created in the early 1900s. (Scott, p.7) Harley Davidson, a family run business for over 65 years, produced one of the first American made motorcycles. Through the years of boom and bust Harley Davidson was known exclusively as the builder of large, air-cooled V-twin engines, powering mostly large, heavyweight motorcycles. (Rafferty, p.8) Harley still remains the foundation of motorcycles today. The first prototype Harley-Davidson was developed in 1901 by both William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson. Throughout their years of building different models they worked on improving the Harley piece by piece and came out with a bik ...
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  • The Evolution Of The Harley Davidson - 553 words
    The Evolution Of The Harley Davidson The Evolution of the Harley Davidson By Barry Morgan Nearly a century ago, the first motorized bike was invented. The idea came from two ambitious young men, William J. Harley and Ben Davidson. Upon completion of their first successful prototype in a backyard shed, they were ready to show the world their newest creation. They could have never imagined the fame and fortune that was waiting just ahead of them. The invention of this unique machine sparked a revolution in the transportation industry. It could cover ground that was considered to be too treacherous for a four-wheeled vehicle to attempt. The narrow, two-wheeled design and the massive power made ...
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  • Col Ronald M Sharpe - 342 words
    Col. Ronald M. Sharpe Col. Ronald M. Sharpe The Pennsylvania State Police began to follow the requirements of the Affirmative Action Acts of the 1960's. The PSP as well as all other entities within the Criminal Justice System have been working to create more diverse law enforcement teams. In August 1987, Deputy Commissioner Ronald Sharpe was appointed Commissioner of the PSP. Sharpe was the first African-American to be appointed to that position in the history of the Department. While he was in office, Col. Sharpe implemented many new departmental initiatives. He created a seven-member uniform committee, who created new uniforms for the PSP in January 1988. The new look consisted of a new pa ...
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  • Copyright And Patent Fraud - 1,440 words
    Copyright and Patent Fraud by David Lee Roth 12th hon. Government Mr. Pibb January 5, 1998 Roth 1 Today, more than ever before, products, goods, and services are being provided by businesses of all variations. Fewer and fewer people today are self-sufficient. Practically no one today makes his or her own clothes, and some people do not even prepare their own meals. Today's business world and modern day technology make it possible for people to obtain almost anything and everything they need or want, provided they have the money to buy it. There are gardening, music, painting, moving, clothing, and countless other businesses all around the world. Undoubtedly, there is a business for practical ...
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  • Copyright And Patent Fraud - 1,429 words
    ... became involved in this lawsuit with a motorcycle parts and repair shop called the Hog Farm in San Jose, California, in 1991. The Hog Farm owners argued that a hog referred to any large motorcycle. In this case, Harley-Davidson filed for a trademark of the nickname hog, and was able to win the case. (Fritz 30) An article in the Los Angeles Times reports that on July 5th, 1995, Federal agents raided a stuffy yellow warehouse in downtown Los Angeles, where twelve men were cheating the Chanel Clothing Company of large profits. These few men make money by copying Chanel's crossed C logo and selling the fake product with a 500-per cent markup. (Simon A1) Most counterfeiting products tend to ...
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  • Haley Daividson Strategy - 972 words
    Haley Daividson (Strategy) 1. William Harley and Arthur Davidson wanted to take the work out of riding bicycles in 1901. After being joined by the Arthur brothers, Walter and William, they came up with the idea of putting a motor and a bicycle together. Many engine changes were made before the builders were satisfied. In 1903, they created the first Harley-Davidson motorcycle and produced three that year. Harley built its first building in 1907 on Juneau Avenue in Milwaukee. That same year, 150 motorcycles were produced. As they were used for recreational purposes, they were also used in military situations. They proved useful in border skirmishes and the government called for 20,000 bikes t ...
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  • Harley Davidaon Marketing Plan - 1,493 words
    Harley Davidaon Marketing Plan subject = Marketing/Business title = Harley Davidaon Marketing Plan HARLEY DAVIDSON MARKETING PLAN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Harley-Davidson is the largest market share holder of motorcycles over 750cc in the United States. After the expansion of our production and distribution capacity, we will be in the position to meet the increasing demand for our motorcycles and other products. Growth potential appears very good especially in the overseas market. Gaining a larger market share in these area may require a further increase in production and distribution capacities. We must plan for expansion now and continue to grow as a company. COMPANY DESCRIPTION In Milwaukee, Wil ...
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  • Harley Davidaon Marketing Plan - 1,557 words
    ... room and tools they need to maintain our market leadership. Organization Goals By the year 2003, we will produce 200,000 motorcycles annually Complete the production of our Product Development Center in Milwaukee by the end of 1996 Meet the demand by expanding our existing distribution and manufacturing capacity, and where necessary, adding new production and retail distribution points Grow Parts and Accessories sales volume, as a percent of total revenue, for both new and used vehicle customers Drive financial results to the levels achieved by acknowledged high performing companies TARGET MARKETS THE HARLEY OWNERS GROUP The Harley Owners Group, or H.O.G., is the world's largest fa ...
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  • Harleydavidson - 1,488 words
    Harley-Davidson EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Harley-Davidson is the largest market share holder of motorcycles over 750cc in the United States. After the expansion of our production and distribution capacity, we will be in the position to meet the increasing demand for our motorcycles and other products. Growth potential appears very good especially in the overseas market. Gaining a larger market share in these area may require a further increase in production and distribution capacities. We must plan for expansion now and continue to grow as a company. COMPANY DESCRIPTION In Milwaukee, William Harley, 21, and Arthur Davidson, 20, began experiments on taking the work out of bicycling. They were soon jo ...
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  • Harleydavidson - 1,549 words
    ... Organization Goals By the year 2003, we will produce 200,000 motorcycles annually Complete the production of our Product Development Center in Milwaukee by the end of 1996 Meet the demand by expanding our existing distribution and manufacturing capacity, and where necessary, adding new production and retail distribution points Grow Parts and Accessories sales volume, as a percent of total revenue, for both new and used vehicle customers Drive financial results to the levels achieved by acknowledged high performing companies TARGET MARKETS THE HARLEY OWNERS GROUP The Harley Owners Group, or H.O.G., is the world's largest factory-sponsored motorcycle organization, with more than 300,0 ...
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  • Motorcycles - 984 words
    Motorcycles My goal is to explain the evolution of the motorcycle and how their importance has grown in our society. Motorcycles have changed a great deal over the past decade or so. They are constantly being bettered and improved. Slight changes are always being made to these man made machines. The motorcycle is an amalgamation of a motor and a bicycle. Motorcycles aren't the only two-wheeled form of motorized transportation, there are others like minibikes, mopeds, and motor scooter (www.comptons.com "Motorcycles", 1). Some standard equipment on motorcycles today are: gas tank, battery, spark plugs, muffler, generator, shock absorbers, oil pump, headlight, and turn signals (www.comptons.co ...
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  • Motorcycles - 1,100 words
    Motorcycles In 1868 Ernest and Pierre Michaux of France, experimented with a steam-powered bicycle. This engine was to big and heavy to really do much other than be a good idea. In 1868, steam powered motors was all that they had. The idea of a motor-powered bicycle had not come around again until 1884 when the gas powered combustion engine was a fairly common thing. In 1884 a man from England named Edward Butler attached a motor to his sons tricycle. Then four months later he attached a larger motor to his own custom tricycle. Every one thought that this idea was the best. Well the news got out to a German named Gottlieb Daimler. Daimler thought that he had to make one of the machines. But ...
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  • Preparing For This Paper Was Both Educational And Upsetting My Original Plan Was To Compile Information About The Marketing S - 1,058 words
    Preparing for this paper was both educational and upsetting. My original plan was to compile information about the marketing strategies pertaining to my company, Golden American Life Insurance. In doing so, I retrieved information from the marketing department and the sales force. As I continued my research, I began interviewing upper management in both the marketing and sales departments; this is where I ran into a problem. It seems that the information related to the marketing strategy of Golden American Life is private and confidential; thus I would not be able to write my paper on what I had originally planned. My next thought was to write a fictitious paper on how I would handle the mar ...
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  • The Elevator - 655 words
    The Elevator Unconfirmed reports from Rikkers Islands says that one of their inmates has escaped, and may be in the vacinity, the DJ on Amy Battss car radio reported. Great. Another thing to worry about, Amy thought as she pulled her car into the parking garage. It is rumored that the prisoner that alledgedly escaped as a distingising tatoo on his right hand. Its suppossedly of a snake wrapped around a young girl, the DJ was saying as Amy parked her car. It was almost 8:30 on Tuesday night at Smith & Johnsons Law Firm. At the tender age of 25 Amy landed an intership at the New York law firm. It was great! She got the chance to aid attorney in cases (mainly by doing reshearch, but hey it will ...
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