discussion about case study 1

Read the case study and answer the following questions

a. Answer the Four Strategy Questions for CVS Pharmacy

Four strategy questions are:

  • What markets does CVS serve?
  • What Value does CVS provide?
  • What are CVS resources and capabilities for achieving this Value?
  • How inimitable is CVS’s strategy?

b. What is the industry that CVS Pharmacy is choosing to enter and what are the Industry Success Factors

c. Where does CVS’s proposed diversification fit on the Diversification Reasons Continuum from Chapter 6 slides?

d. From a., b., and c. what might enable or prevent CVS from achieving its proposed diversification?