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Generic strategies categorize companies by the scope and the strength of their business. Philip Morris does not have a definable strategy, therefore, it risks losing out to firms that concentrate on one particular competitive advantage. (read more).

Company Description: Philip Morris International Inc. Is an international tobacco holding company. The company, via its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets over 150 brands and over 1,900 variants of cigarettes. Thes products are marketed in over 160 countries. Philip Morris brands specific to their consumers in addition to its original menu: Examples include; Dji Sam Soe in Indonesia; Diana in Italy; Optima in Russia; Morven Gold in Pakistan; f6 in Germany; Delicados in Mexico. Update

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Staples Industry Research & Analysis: The consumer staple industry includes companies whose sales come from necessary consumer staple purchases such as rent, mortgage and food. Staples Trading Strategy: The consumer staple industry tends to be less sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued staple investments at any time in the business cycle when stock prices are low, and especially during the late stages of a bull markets when investors become more defensive. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, investors are rotating money out of consumer staples and into faster growth industries. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . Philip Morris is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Philip Morris's profits.

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Philip Morris's strategy is to accomplish clear, attainable, and challenging goals. This focus increases company value and long-term investor returns.

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