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11.0 Executive Summary �
2Chart: Highlights �
21.1 Objectives �
21.2 Keys to Success �
31.3 Mission �
32.0 Company Summary �
32.1 Company Ownership �
42.2 Company Locations and Facilities �
42.3 Start-up Summary �
5Table: Start-up �
7Chart: Start-up �
82.3.1 Itemized Start-up �
123.0 Products �
123.1 Product Description �
143.2 Competitive Comparison �
143.3 Sales Literature �
143.4 Sourcing �
143.5 Technology �
153.6 Future Products �
154.0 Market Analysis Summary �
154.1 Market Segmentation �
17Table: Market Analysis �
17Chart: Market Analysis (Pie) �
174.2 Target Market Segment Strategy �
184.2.1 Market Trends �
184.2.2 Market Growth �
184.2.3 Market Needs �
184.3 Industry Analysis �
194.3.1 Competition and Buying Patterns �
194.3.2 Main Competitors �
194.3.3 Industry Participants �
205.0 Strategy and Implementation Summary �
205.1 Value Proposition �
205.2 Competitive Edge �
215.3 Marketing Strategy �
215.3.1 Pricing Strategy �
225.3.2 Promotion Strategy �
225.3.3 Marketing Programs �
235.3.4 Positioning Statement �
235.4 Sales Strategy �
235.4.1 Sales Programs �
245.4.2 Sales Forecast �
24Table: Sales Forecast �
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