The purpose of this show paper is to:
• Provide an opportunity to engage in the strategic marketing process
• Discuss how retailers can create and sustain a competitive advantage
• Discuss the process of developing new products and/or entering new markets
For this paper, review the “Strategic Planning at Apple, Inc.” case study and provide insight and reflections on the case concerning the following questions:
• How can a SWOT analysis be used within the context of this case study?
• Why does strategic planning impact the competitive advantage and sustainability of Apple, Inc.?
Guidelines: The paper must follow these formatting guidelines: double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least two resources using APA citations. Page length requirements: 2–3 pages.