AutoZone Group 18


  • Expand Operations into Argentina
  • Construct distribution center in Brazil
  • Implement six new stores to selected areas in Argentina
  • Create an efficient supply chain for the new locations in South America
  • Total Cost: $12,180,000
  • NPV: $968,640
  • IRR: 19.44%

Current Mission/ Vision Statement

"Our goal is to provide our customers with Trustworthy Advice and real solutions ensuring the customer has What It Takes To Do The Job Right, or better known to AutoZoners as WITTDTJR®."

Improved Mission Statment

"At AutoZone, our ultimate goal is to put customers first by catering to the needs of our local and international customers with exceptional products and service, trustworthy advice, and real solutions that will help them get the job done right."

Improved Vision Statement

"We want AutoZone to remain the top performer in the auto parts industry by expanding its international presence, keeping the company’s core values, and prioritizing the needs of our customers."

Internal Assessment

Internal Factor Evaluation

Competitor Profile Matrix

Strategy Formulation

SWOT Bivariate Matrix

SPACE Matrix

Internal-External Matrix

Grand Strategy Matrix

Proposed Strategy

  • Expand into Argentina to reach a new market and increase sales.
  • Construct six stores in selected cities over three years and build one distribution center in Brazil during the first year.

Strategy Implementation


Projected income statement

Projected Balance Sheet

Pro Forma Ratios



  • This proposed strategy has the potential to increase the sales and expand the international market of AutoZone.


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