Sweet Drinks Ltd is a drinks company whose core business is manufacturing and selling

Question: Sweet Drinks Ltd is a drinks company whose core business is manufacturing and selling soft drinks to 80,000 outlets throughout India. The business of the company is good with annual turnover exceeding three billon. Profits are good and shareholders are often rewarded with lucrative dividends and bonuses. Four years back the company has diversified into the

Show transcribed image textAnswer: In this assignment, the case study provided above is important and therefore, would enable a lot when it comes to responding to these questions posed. For example in the first question, the factors that relate to the swot analysis of the comp…View the full answerTranscribed image text: Sweet Drinks Ltd is a drinks company whose core business is manufacturing and selling soft drinks to 80,000 outlets throughout India. The business of the company is good with annual turnover exceeding three billon. Profits are good and shareholders are often rewarded with lucrative dividends and bonuses. Four years back the company has diversified into the alcoholic drinks industry and has taken-over two small breweries located in western India. The company has also diversified into hotels with purchase of twenty-five hotels of three/four star category across the country. To its advantage the company has been able to obtain a monopoly for the sale of its soft drinks in its hotels and is beginning to establish itself as a brand name in the brewery industry. Part of the strategy of the company is to continue to purchase hotels, particular by targeting Delhi where tourism is likely to pick up with the forthcoming Commonwealth Games. The company also intends to construct a five star hotel in New Delhi to take tax advantage announced recently by the finance ministers. Everything was going on well until recently, when a Public Interest Litigation from Unicef NGO accused the company of indulging in surrogate advertising of its brewery products. In fact the company has similar brand names for its soft drinks and brewery products. This triggered a lot of protests and demonstrations against the company. Newspapers were flooded with the articles against the company. There were also some demonstrations and some small incidents of stone pelting in a few of its hotels. Answer the following questions: a. Discuss the factors related to Strength Weakness Opportunity Threat analyses for the company? b. Explain how Sweet Drinks Ltd is achieving synergy? c. Explain the nature of diversification adopted by the company.