problem 1: Xcel Toys’ marketing strategy has evidently not been successful. Examine the strategy and evaluate where the problems lay and describe how such could have been overcome.
problem 2: Hostile takeovers can cause problems when completed. Describe the alternative methods which can be used by Amco to acquire Mallard Drake.
problem 3: Evaluate the issues comprised in the acquisition of Montmorency Dolls by one of the companies.
problem 4: Pricing policy appears to be a key problem for Xcel. Evaluate alternative methods the company could have used and make your own recommendations as to the most appropriate.
problem 5: Xcel Toys have suffered from poor distribution methods. describe the distribution channel functions and how such relate to Xcel.