Capital Investment Appraisal in Retail Business Management: Sainsbury's as a Case Study

17 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2014

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Waheed Azeez

European Management University International (EMUI)

Date Written: February 7, 2014

Abstract

One can describe Capital investment appraisal as the decision-making process used by organisations in evaluating different investments in order to decide which fixed assets to purchase. The aim of this paper is to critically discuss how business organisations in the retail sector use different methods of capital investment appraisal to avoid fatal mistakes in long term investment decisions especially within the constantly changing modern market. Sainsbury’s is used as a case study owing to its relevance to the present study.

Keywords: capital investment appraisal, budgeting, retail, business management, Sainsbury's, ARR, IRR, NPV, payback, cashflows, cash flows, investment.

JEL Classification: E22, D22, D23

Suggested Citation

Azeez, Waheed, Capital Investment Appraisal in Retail Business Management: Sainsbury's as a Case Study (February 7, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2392288 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2392288

Waheed Azeez (Contact Author)

European Management University International (EMUI) ( email )

Sandbjergvej 11
Hörsholm, Hörsholm 2970
Denmark

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