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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs & Marketing Research

Abraham Maslow sought to explain why people are driven by particular needs at particular times. How does Maslow's theory help marketers? How might you use Maslow's hierarchy of needs in marketing cell phones in the U.S. versus Haiti (before the earthquake)? Please develop a marketing research project to gather the data.

Market Share

Increasing your company's market share is a great way to increase your sales, improve customer and brand loyalty, and reduce your competition. For example, imagine Joe's Widgets has 60% market share and your company has 40% of the market share. How would you increase your market share to gain a greater pie of the overall market?

Toyota's Strategy

To what extent has Toyota's strategy (or combination of strategies) changed over the years or been constant?

Assessing Market Demand and Developing a Marketing Strategy

Business Plan I have chosen to create a sporting goods retail store to be located in Kearney city, NE (home to University of Nebraska at Kearney) so that we can serve central and western Nebraska State. This store will be similar in scope to Scheels All Sports Store which located in Omaha, NE (180 miles from Kearney). Our

Marketing Research: Products & Brands

Please give me some examples with this. 1. The product is Pepsi 2. Next, in the Product section is a subtopic labeled Product Attributes/Benefits. Identify what you believe to be important characteristics of your product from a consumer perspective, e.g., design, packaging, performance measures, etc. 3. In the sub

Research Project: Multichannel Marketing of Men's Clothing

Multichannel direct marketing is a way to provide convenience to customers by offering them more than one way for them to buy. Depending on their need, customers may shop from more than one outlet. A main benefit to companies is that multichannel shoppers are not only more loyal, but they also spend more. The ideal multichann

International Marketing Strategy

In preparation for this discussion, select a country that you'd like to visit. Assume that you want to market a new product within this country. Then, respond to the following questions. Give a little bit of information about the culture of your selected country. What elements of culture are important to consider wh

Identifying Segmentation Schemes

Task: Read the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation case study starting on page 192 of the text. (Please view attached document). The NRAEF segmented their customer base using potential customer value as the criteria. Identify two other segmentation schemes NRAEF could use. Choose one of those two and describe ho

Williams-Sonoma Case: Strategies and Objectives

Using the Internet Mini Case #6 Williams-Sonoma by Maryanne M. Rouse, please help with the following questions: 1.If the Williams-Sonoma continues with its present strategies and objectives, where will it be in 5 years? 2. If you were the CEO of William-Sonoma, what strategies would you recommend, and why? 3. Describe

Pricing Strategies - Skimming, Penetration and Competitive

1. Summarize in at least 400 words the major points of each type of strategy listed below. -skimming -penetration -competitive a. In light of continuing high gasoline prices, set the pricing strategy for a fuel additive that boosts automotive mileage. b. Which strategy should I pursue for fuel being the product? c. Wha

Creating a Market Analysis

I need help creating a market analysis of the Maine Media Workshops business especially analyzing the main elements of Main Media Workshops brand equity by using Young and Rubicam's 'dimensions of brand personality. Their website is www.mainemedia.edu/ Please include any references. Thank you

Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning: Airline Industry

Review the following and explain what the major airline market segments are. Please also explain segmentation, targeting, and positioning and the target markets for First Class vs. Business Class vs. Economy Class. Explain the impact of key external factors on Jet Blue and Southwest, to include economic conditions and the

The Movie Rental Industry - Netflix

- Assess how technology and the changing demands of customers have impacted the movie rental business. - Suggest a strategy for Netflix to prevent a new entrant into the marketplace and demonstrate its effectiveness. - Evaluate any new products in this marketplace and the potential impact to Netflix's market share - Evaluat

Strategies for success in international marketing

Please help with the following problem regarding marketing strategy. Give at least 100 words in the explanation and include a reference in the solution. Your firm has just entered the Polish market for bottled water. The major distributor is owned by a competitive producer of bottled water. What strategies can you use to gai

Production, Sales, Market, & Societal Marketing Orientations

Four competing philosophies strongly influence an organization's marketing activities. These philosophies are commonly referred to as Production, Sales, Market, and Societal Marketing Orientations. Review these four philosophies in your text. Then, describe an experience you've had recently as a customer or employee that illustr

Target's Marketing Strategy

Discuss Target Corp. organization's general approach to business and marketing strategy. What is their organization's overall vision and mission? How do these shape its competitive strategy? What is the organization's orientation towards the marketplace? Who are their customers? Does the organization pay attention to or measu

Organizational IT/IS Strategy.

- It is argued that IS/IT cannot create a competitive advantage for an organization. Do you agree or disagree? - Organizational IT/IS Strategy is too important to be left to the CIO and the IT department. Do you agree or disagree? State your position and support it with internal and external references.

Stages of Economic Development in Spain

On the global stage, economies develop at different rates. For example, countries tend to be labeled as more or less developed from an economic perspective. The development of countries has a great deal to do with their ability to promote, distribute, and properly identify the value of a product. Explain the different lev

Developing a Marketing Strategy: Case Study

Target Audience & Competition are the next components to be addressed in the process of developing a Marketing Strategy. To choose an appropriate target market, one must understand how consumers make purchase decisions. PART 1: General Research Research and discuss Maslow's theory of needs and how it is applied to marketin

Market Selection Decisions, segments, targets, positioning

Explain what the following market selection decisions entail: 1. Segmentation: identifying groups of consumers based on their common needs 2. Target marketing: choosing the segment(s) that will allow an organization to achieve its marketing goals 3. Positioning: fixing the entity in the minds of the consumers in the target

Developing a Product Launch Plan

Hi, my assignment is to develop a product launch plan for two markets (domestic and international). The two markets are China and Israel. I need help in explaining each of the following elements in my Product Launch Plan: (Huawei Technologies product launch-product is a cordless tethering Android Phone). 1. I need help in des

What types of marketing strategies is Chick-fil-A following?

1. What types of marketing strategies is Chick-fil-A following? 2. How would you describe Chick-fil-A's positioning strategy? 3. Is Sunday closing a competitive advantage for Chick-fil-A? Explain. 4. Should other retailers consider closing on Sunday? Why? Why not?

Types of Marketing Strategy: Coca Cola/Estee Lauder

How different are the nature of Lauder and Coke products from perspective of consumer and how might that affect the type of marketing strategy of each. For example, those who love Coca Cola often insist that is because of a unique taste that other cola companies have never matched. coke may have seen evidence of this a few yea

Market-attractiveness/competitive-position matrix for the segment

Marketing Strategy by Walker and Mullins (2011). 1. Identify the primary target market for a consulting firm to be marketed using demographic, geographic, and/or behavioral descriptors. Identify the key benefits the product delivers to the market and the features that deliver these benefits. Prepare a market-attractiveness/c

Functional Coordination and Integration

Discuss the importance and methods of coordination and integration needed among the product, people and support process functional strategies to better ensure overall functional strategy success. Identify companies where you believe this functional coordination has contributed to the success of the organization or where lack

The screening process used by a firm

In selecting a foreign market, a screening process is used by a firm. In regard to this process, answer the following: a) The importance of the priority order of the steps in the screening process. b) The reasons for participating in either a trade show OR in a trade mission.(Select one) c) What is market segment screening

Qualitative and Quantitative Marketing Strategies

Minimum 3 Pages Response/Double Line Spacing Marketing/Management topic: Discuss how you are going to market your entrepreneurial niche in this competitive world by exploring the various qualitative and quantitative strategies.