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    doi:10.3926/jiem.2010.v3n1.p11-32 JIEM, 2010 – 3(1): 11-32 – Online ISSN: 2013-0953 Print ISSN: 2013-8423 A case study of lean, sustainable manufacturing Geoff Miller1, Janice Pawloski2, Charles Standridge 3 1 Grand Rapids Chair Company (USA); 2, 3 School of Engineering, Grand Valley State University (USA) geoff@grandrapidschair.com; pawloskj@gvsu.edu; standric@gvsu.edu Received December 2009 Accepted May 2010 Abstract: A small furniture production company has integrated lean tools

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    to get the best price and also need some information about application, color matching, surface preparation and durability. Professional painters seek out quality product (durable washable etc) How might the JB market area be characterized? Jones Blair sells paint products in over 50 countries in the four southern states in the US: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Louisiana. 11 countries in Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area is their most important market. Competition in this market has increased

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    Background & Problem definition Jones Blair Company is a privately held company headquartered in Dallas, that produces and markets architectural paint under the Jones Blair brand name, markets its paint and sundry items, in over 50 counties and 11 DFW metropolitan areas, as the paint industry in USA is reaching towards its maturity and due to Govt. regulations and policies, several paint manufacturing companies have closed shop or have been acquired by big giants. Jones Blair Company is desperately

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    MEMO TO: Senior Management Executives of Jones Blair Company FROM: Marketing Strategy Team DATE: October 8, 2012 SUBJECT: Jones Blair Company Marketing Effort With the peak painting season soon approaching, Jones Blair must decide how to deploy their marketing efforts. Various members of the Jones Blaire executive management team have provided their recommendations as to how the company should proceed with their marketing efforts. Each member of the executive management team has a

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    Jones Blair Case SWOT Analysis: Strengths • High quality products • High quality service with • Knowledgeable sales representatives that know customers personally • Mature market 1-2% sales growth long-term • Shelf goods 43% of total industry dollar sales • Specialty paint stores & lumberyards most frequently patronized • Distributes through 200 independent paint stores • Maintaining margins while increasing R&D, material, & labor costs • Market to major business/financial center (DFW)

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    Problem Definition The Jones Blair Company is a privately held corporation that produces and markets architectural paint and OEM materials to various markets under the Jones Blair brand name. Currently, Jones Blair Company does its business in the eleven county Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Louisiana. The company’s consumers are made up of do-it-yourselfers (50% of sales) and professional painters (25% of sales). Jones Blair’s’ products are the highest priced in the marker

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    ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ HBS Professor Richard S. Tedlow and Heather Beckham prepared this case solely as a basis for class discussion and not as an endorsement, a source of primary data, or an illustration of effective or ineffective management. All names and key data in this case have been disguised. This case, though based on real events, is fictionalized, and any resemblance to actual persons or entities is coincidental. There are occasional references

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    1. How might one characterize the architectural painting coatings industry and Jones Blair's trade area? In 2004 the architectural coatings industry was predicted to be lightly above $16 billion in the United States. The U.S. paint industry could be branched out into (3) three categories: Architectural coatings (shelf goods): consisting of 43% of total industry dollar sales are more generic purpose paints and are commonly sold at the hand of wholesalers and retailers. Original equipment

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    renewed interest in customer loyalty programs. But how effective are these programs? Surprisingly—given their current popularity—the evidence is equivocal. Research on “normal” patterns of loyalty in established competitive markets suggests that in many cases it is hard to obtain exceptional advantages through the launch of a loyalty program. Also, competitive forces tend quickly to erode any differential gains. Before introducing a loyalty program, managers would be wise to fully cost it (including development

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    Jones Blair Case Study Abstract The Jones Blair Company has been put into a situation where the peak season for their primary market, paint, is coming up. During two management meetings, they discussed different courses of action to build an effective plan to get more architectural paint out on the market. They are now down to their third meeting and a decision must be made. The alternatives come from different departments and the main proposals are as follows; increase the marketing funding

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