Analyzing The Formulation of Business Strategy of Pelita Kita Trading Company

  • Susriyanti Susriyanti Universitas Putra Indonesia YPTK Padang
  • Fitri Yeni Universitas Putra Indonesia (YPTK) Padang
  • Riche Fermayani STIE Perbankan Indonesia Padang
  • Erwin H Harahap Universitas Putra Indonesia (YPTK) Padang
Keywords: Strategy Management, SWOT Analysis, Market Development, Product Development


Pelita Kita is a trading company that sells woods, windows frame, doors, panels and various types of processed woods. Using environmental analysis, the present study seeks to examine the formulation of business strategy as an effort to create a competitive advantage. Data were collected through interviews and questionnaires and then analyzed using the following matrices: IFE, EFE, CPM, TOWS, IE, and SPACE. The results of analysis revealed that the studied company may employ some alternative strategies such as market penetration and market development to compete. It is also concluded that market penetration is more preferable because it has a greater total value of attraction compared to other strategies.


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S. Susriyanti, F. Yeni, R. Fermayani, and E. Harahap, “Analyzing The Formulation of Business Strategy of Pelita Kita Trading Company”, BIEJ, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 114-123, Aug. 2019.