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Search the Internet for acquisitions and equity investments made by Amazon.com

Search the Internet for acquisitions and equity investments made by Amazon.com during the last five (5) years. Review the 10-K of Amazon.com located at http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?company=&match=&CIK=AMZN&filenum=&State=&Country=&SIC=&owner=exclude&Find=Find+Companies&action=getcompany. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you: Examine how at least three (3) growth strategy alternatives utilized by Amazon.com in the global and domestic retail markets influenced profitability, and indicate if the strategies were successful. Assess the financial value of the acquisitions and investments made by Amazon.com, and the influence of…

Search the Internet for acquisitions and equity investments made by Amazon.com

Search the Internet for acquisitions and equity investments made by Amazon.com during the last five (5) years. Review the 10-K of Amazon.com located at http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?company=&match=&CIK=AMZN&filenum=&State=&Country=&SIC=&owner=exclude&Find=Find+Companies&action=getcompany. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you: Examine how at least three (3) growth strategy alternatives utilized by Amazon.com in the global and domestic retail markets influenced profitability, and indicate if the strategies were successful. Assess the financial value of the acquisitions and investments made by Amazon.com, and the influence of…

Reflection and improvement are important parts of your everyday personal and pr

Reflection and improvement are important parts of your everyday personal and professional life. Take time to think about what you’ve learned and done in this course. What do you know how to do that you couldn’t do before? How have you grown? What strengths and skills have you developed or improved upon? Has your professional image changed? How? What about your goals? In this assignment, you will have the opportunity to discuss your next steps and develop an action plan…

Review the Week 4 Electronic Reserve Readings (see under Links/Attachments list

Review the Week 4 Electronic Reserve Readings (see under Links/Attachments listing below). Write a 350- to 700-word summary highlighting major concepts. Format your assignment to APA standards. Links/Attachments: 1) Minaham, J.R., (2014). Why is there debate about whether economics applies to pensions? Journal of Investing, 23(4), 7-14. 2) Seibert, J.E., (2015). Pensions. Pennsylvania CPA Journal, 86(1), 24-27. 3) Frontline, (2013). The Retirement Gamble (55:38) [Video file]. Films on Demand. (link) https://fod-infobase-com.contentproxy.phoenix.edu/p_ViewVideo.aspx?xtid=58687

Each state has its own guidelines and regulations in regard to State Unemployme

Each state has its own guidelines and regulations in regard to State Unemployment taxes (SUTA). Use the link below to research the state of your choice (please be sure NOT to research a state that has already been done by one of your classmates – credit will not be given for duplicate work): https://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/State-Links-1 In your initial post (due Weds by 11:59 PM), please tell us: which state you chose the range of SUTA tax rates in your state (min…

Overview: For your Final Paper, you will analyze the role of managerial accoun

Overview: For your Final Paper, you will analyze the role of managerial accounting in two parts. Part I will provide a general overview of managerial accounting and managerial accounting techniques used in decision-making. Part II will provide examples of how managerial accounting is applied in the business world. You may use your professional experiences for examples. Part I (Three to five double-spaced pages) Present the following: Definition of managerial accounting Role of managerial accounting and the management accountant in a…

The annual reports for The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, Inc. are available on

The annual reports for The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, Inc. are available on their respective websites at http://www.coca-colacompany.com/investors/investors-info-reports-and-financial-information and http://www.pepsico.com/Investors/Annual-Reports-and-Proxy-Information. Refer to the most recent annual reports to find these companies’ financial statements and the accompanying notes to answer the following questions: What are the primary lines of business of these two companies as shown in the notes to the financial statements? Which company has the dominant position in beverage sales? How are inventories for these two companies valued? What…

This project requires you to perform research on “Starbucks” company via their

This project requires you to perform research on “Starbucks” company via their company web site, the SEC web site (http://www.sec.gov) and other sources of information, including research on GAAP accounting and reporting requirements using the FASB Codification database. Paper Content Requirements: Address the following content in your paper: 1. SEC Filings: Using information from the SEC’s Edgar website (http://www.sec.gov), summarize the type and number of the SEC filings the company made during the last 24 months by including a table…

As future modern Accounting Consultants, you should be aware of available accou

As future modern Accounting Consultants, you should be aware of available accounting packages in the market that, in some occasion, would be a feasible choice in systems implementation. In a group of 5 members, you will be evaluating an accounting package. It is preferable that the software should not be a brand-name one that you have used in other accounting courses. Your project should address the following issues: 1- Functionality of the package: how to set up the accounting system,…

Please answer and explain the following: Why is the identification of favorable

Please answer and explain the following: Why is the identification of favorable and unfavorable variances so important to a company? How can the identification of the variances help management control costs? Please explain. As you are considering the flexible budgeting topic of the week, it is important for you to look at this analysis as a significant contribution to the management of the company. Knowing what the bottom line profit or loss is important. But what is more important is…