Three highly seasonal products and two markets




The simulated companies are competing within their national market in the production and marketing of skis of a technical nature (resins and fibres). At the beginning of the game, technical progress allows the producer to launch skis using the same technology, (the same machines and processes) but with different raw materials and with highly varied performance characteristics and price factors. This technical progress also makes it possible to envisage countering the seasonal nature of sales, which regularly leads to financing problems, (particularly of stock), by diversifying into the counter-seasonal production of racquets, on the condition that the manufacturer acquires specific new machines. The companies sell their products through the intermediary of a netwo