The Brownie camera was introduced, creating a new mass market for photography. Eventually, the business in Jamestown was moved in its entirety to Rochester, and the plants in Jamestown were demolished. This feature was supplied on all Kodak cameras with the exception of a box camera designed for making panoramic pictures  and was discontinued in Tennessee Eastman was founded as a wholly owned subsidiary.
Eastman Kodak has been the leader of photography and printing products for nearly years.
Over the last few years Kodak has been in distress due to its poor fundamental shift into the digital age. Lack of strategic creativity led Kodak to misunderstand the industry in which it was operating.
This lack of strategic creativity was costly for Kodak. This memo will explore the options I briefly discussed in the previous memo, in order to find a solution to this problem.
Each option will be assessed based on the same criteria. The options to consider are: The following criteria will be used in this assessment: This takes into consideration planning, time and the obstacles that will be faced for each option.
Cost of implementation directly refers to any costs associated with an option. It will include costs such as infrastructure, logistics, operations, marketing and sales, and service.
Risk directly refers to the level of danger affiliated in implementing each option.
This criterion will be measured by the possible change in costs with each option. Enforcing positive growth and creating an effective rebound strategy have been ongoing problems for Kodak. He has been unsuccessful. The new CEO when hired must follow these goals: This option would be relatively complicated to implement.
It will be complicated during initial process of finding a CEO with the background to follow these criteria effectively. This is a big risk for Kodak but could initiate the turnaround process. This option could also be costly for Kodak.
The new CEO will have full capabilities to implement financial and nonfinancial changes throughout the value chain. The costs are based on adding or subtracting funds within the value chain.
The value chain includes: This decline was primarily due to volume declines within the following segments: This option could be very beneficial for Kodak.
These profits can be achieved through tracking consumer needs and maintaining efficiency within the value chain. The option can revamp its line of attack to surpass current expectations.
The new CEO will be evaluated after one year by leaders, employees, and stakeholders. Enter into a new aggressive market Kodak currently has no position within the ink market. Entering a complete new market may be beneficial in its current position.
According to Kodak, the greatest obstacle to printing at home is the cost of ink and supplies. Kodak can develop a cost efficient solution that will be more appealing to consumers.
With the launch of this product, Kodak must focus on several sectors of business: Its reputation in the film printing business is dominant. Introducing a new line of cost efficient printer ink will be effective and popular.
Kodak could develop an environmentally friendly cartridge that can be safely disposed. Marketing for this product will include creative professionals to invent and convey the product with meaningful images and a focused strategy.
Because Kodak has a reputation in the printing industry, this new pricing technique will quickly be recognized by consumers. Kodak will focus on variety and efficiency to implement lower pricing. These centers could focus on countries like China where consumer demand is quickly growing.
The Chinese buy printers from Lexmark and HP.Oct 12, · Related: New Trump birth control rules could undermine Obamacare gains. Clarke wrote in his memo that Kodak needs to appeal to women leaders and employees to achieve "competitive business results.".
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The Ansco Memo is an American 35mm camera introduced in , using Ansco's own cassette system, as 35mm would not standardize on the Kodak version until While not technically the first US built 35 mm camera, it is the first to be sold in significant quantities.