“The Faster Fish Beats the Larger Fish:” Applying Porter’s Value Chain


Arzum is a small, family-owned small appliances company, founded in Turkey in 1966. The firm always wanted to go beyond its country of origin and open up to the world market. However, by the early 1990s, global competition was getting fierce as China strengthened its production base. Arzum knew that it needed to differentiate itself by creating added value, but how was it going to achieve this?

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