Chabot Wallpaper Company Case
Chabot faces a variety of issues and problems in the wallpaper industry. First off, as the number of wallpaper manufacturers decreases over each year, remaining company’s market share is increasing, this in turn is creating more competition among these companies. Depending on the market share, some of these companies may be exerting more power and control over retailers than others are able to. Wall coverings outside of wallpaper are also eating at the profits of wallpaper manufacturers as these manufacturers must not only produce a good that is highly valued but is also offered at a reasonable cost. When wallpaper pattern designs become obsolete, markdowns are necessary to help …show more content…
3. Are there any postponement opportunities in the wallpaper supply chain?
Chabot could really benefit from postponement in its supply chain. Postponement would allow for real time data to become more readily available instead of relying solely on forecast results. Its manufacturing process is set up so that after the first two steps of production, substrate material preparation and the