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Friends! I'm in urgent need for a case interview practice partner... Any of you willing to practice with this fellow 🐟?

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You need more cowbell

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Nope, you're old as shit, bro

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Ok. Your client is a burger chain and profits are down 20% YoY. How would you approach this problem? Go.

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Oh God I hope people are old enough to j ow this reference.....

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I also need practice! Don't know how we would do this virtually though

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Good approach, considering it's 4AM CST and you typed that all up on Fishbowl.

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Already have... Got laid off. Only on this app cuz I ❤️ you guys

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Know this***

Im serious bitches

I was serious, too. The burger chain is waiting for your input.

What city are you in?

Has the burger chain done any analysis on their own? What do they think is the problem? Any market, consumer, research? We're there changes to their location? etc...

No they haven't done any analysis.

Then analyzing the current state is your first step.

...How would you approach this analysis?

Since profit is comprised of costs and revenues, I would first ask you which of those have changed (or do the analysis myself). If it's a cost problem, I would see if there's a particular cost driver that's significantly increasing cost and go from there. If it's a revenue problem, I would ask if our prices have changed or if we are selling less units and then go from there. If you wouldn't tell me either and I had to choose, I would probably say both. A revenue problem due to either 1) competitors who are beating you on price (since it is unlikely that a burger chain uses a differentiation strategy) and/or 2) shifting demographic trends and attitudes towards healthier alternatives. And a cost problem due to the rising cost of beef, particularly grass-fed etc. beef (again, from social pressures). After I am told I have the problem right (or am told what it is) I could craft a solution. Is that an ok approach?

Fuck yeah

@PwC1 excellent!!! Also, seconding the FY....

@pwc1 let's practice together and get the hell out of this firm

@PwC1 sorry to hear that...imo, it is PwC's loss! Your post here was impressive. Good luck!

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