A- You will display your ability to apply the concepts from the overview through case study analysis. you will read a case and complete a case analysis. You are not to answer the questions at the end of the case. However, the questions should help you formulate where your thinking should be taking you during your analysis.

Your case analysis is to contain the following sections:

Section 1: Provide a general description of the company.
Section 2: Define the central issue of the case.
Section 3: Define the company's goals.
Section 4: Identify the constraints of the problem.
Section 5: Identify all the relevant alternatives.
Section 6: Select the best alternative and provide a justification for the selection. Note: there is no right answer but it is about how you justify your selection based on international business theory.
Section 7: Develop an implementation plan.

Write a 3- to 4-page case analysis with section headers using a business brief format. Review the Business Brief Guidelines in the MBA Toolbox to assist you in the proper formatting of your paper. Cite resources as appropriate to support your findings.

B- Research the following topic:

Your company is seeking to expand by opening new customer representative and sales offices in the European Union (EU). The size of the investment is significant and top management wishes to have a clearer picture of the current and probable future status of the EU. A colleague who spent some time living in the EU indicated that Eurostat might be a comprehensive source to assist in your project. After evaluating the state of the EU based on the statistics and publications available, prepare an executive summary describing the features you consider as crucial in completing your report.

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New market Entrants: A Case Study of Wal-Mart in Japan

1. Wal-Mart Description
Wal-Mart is an international retail store that employs modern managerial skills and edge cutting technology to enhance t competitiveness in the global markets. One of the most common approaches used by the organization when entering a new market is partnership and acquisition (Nyström & Elvung, 2014). In 2002, Wal-Mart entered the Japanese market by acquiring a stake in the Seiyu retail store. In 2006, and following the success of its other branches across the world, the company bought more shares becoming the principal shareholder of Seiyu and eventually bought the retail store in 2008. Currently, the company is struggling to increase its market capture in Japan although it faces numerous challenges.
2. Central Issue of the Case
Despite the managerial excellence of a new entrant to the market, the social, economic, and traditional subscription of the base consumers remains core determinants to the success. According to the case study, Japan has the lowest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). The core reason for the lower FDi is the resistance...

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