HOW TO START A LEMONADE STAND AND LEARN ABOUT THE BUSINESS?
Every summer you can find few neighborhood entrepreneur kids with a lemonade stand. This is a story about smart and tenacious kids, who took a challenge to get an early lesson on the reality of running a competitive lemonade business called Lemonade-Stand-Company.
There are fifteen small sections to this story. Each section targets some simple business ideas behind running a lemonade business. The business is run for 12 weeks. Each week poses some real life challenges which are analyzed to help improve sales and profits. Based on the situation, strategy is adjusted to remain a viable and competitive business. Bottom line–outsmart and out run the competition to exceed customer needs.
What do you need to start a lemonade business? You simply need good ears to listen to the customer. Accordingly plan and find creative solutions to meet customer’s need and just have lots of fun doing it!
Chapter 1 – Work hard, plan hard – Do your home work, it pays! Volume 127
Chapter 2 – Money, Money, Money – Family and Friends help out Volume 128
Chapter 3 – Fantastic first week in the Lemonade Business! Volume 129
Chapter 4 – Plan for the rainy day – Not all goes as planned in week-2 Volume 130
Chapter 5- Just keeping above water – Breaking Even in week-3 Volume 131
Chapter 6 – Competition is good - “Jack & Jill Lemonade” in week-4 Volume 132
Chapter 7 – Set yourself apart – Differentiate! “Jack & Jill Lemonade” makes you think hard in week-5 Volume 133
Chapter 8 – Competition heats up but your new strategy seems to be working in week-6 Volume 134
Chapter 9 – Competition heats up more, but your new strategy seems to be working in week-7 as well Volume 135
Chapter 10 – Fight the “Price War” with your Strategic Sword in week-8 Volume 136
Chapter 11 – “Price War” Continues – Competitive advantage kick-in week-9 Volume 137
Chapter 12 – Results of Price War – Signs of victory in week-10 Volume 138
Chapter 13 – A hard fought victory against “Jack & Jill Lemonade” in week-11 Volume 139
Chapter 14 – The final victory lap - Sweet taste of success in week-12 Volume 140
Chapter 15 – Count your beans! The final answers for the Lemonade Stand Company Volume 141
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