Adidas in Australia

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Adidas in Australia
Adidas is a foreign company that is targeting Australia as a market destination for its sports products especial shoes and sporting attires. However, the prevailing conditions in Australia are very different from those of Germany where Adidas is based. The difference is in terms of societal, political, and economical factors. Therefore, before the organization considers venturing in Australia, it is imperative that the company considers foreign market entry strategies. Since the company specializes in sports attire, it is only considerate that the sports culture of Australia as a foreign market to the company is studied well. In addition, company should consider both political and economical factors of the Australian society. Successful businesses are premised on sound politics and economic environments of countries where they are located. The favorable the politico-economical factors of a country the success of a business and the contrary apply. However, potential alliances are also important for foreign markets and are also part of entry strategy (Walter & Murray, 1988).
The above factors affect and are important to the entry into foreign markets. For instance, political and economical factors play key roles in the foreign markets entry through factors that influence them. Licensing, which informs the key option for entry into an international market like in the case of Adidas, is influenced by both economic and political factors. For instance, licenses are part of legislations of a country. Legislations are generated through a political process and means. Therefore, political stability of a state is an important factor to explore before venturing into a foreign market. Stable political states have favorable licensing procedures that make business easy. However, instability political States faces a number of challenges that even acquiring…...

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