Papyrus Laser (C): Going vistaprint.com
Case Study

Papyrus Laser (C): Going vistaprint.com

7 pages
May 2002
Reference: IMD-3-0976

Case C focuses on the situation faced by Papyrus Laser four years after its chaotic founding. Robert Keane was faced with the challenges and opportunities offered by the explosion of the Internet as a communication and retailing channel. He had to decide whether or not to completely overhaul the strategy of the company and take it from an internet-enabled distributor of speciality paper products in Europe to a true global internet-driven e-printing specialist, with leading edge print and edit technologies.

Learning Objective

Not provided

Keywords
Entrepreneurship, Business Opportunity, Printing, Publishing, Start-up, eCommerce, Internet, Business Plan, Growth Financing, Globalization, General Management
Settings
March 2000
Type
Field Research
Copyright
© IMD 2002
Language
English, French
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