1. What are the trade-offs between centralized and decentralized international marketing research? 2. What were the industries and countries that filed anti-dumping claims on behalf of the United States last year? 3. Outline how marketers used the Lotus Notes and Domino to interactively share information that improved interna
Discuss one or two of the macro-environment trends that you can identify in your environment. Describe how these trends have influenced the marketing strategy of a particular product? What further changes might you expect in the future as a result of these trends?
"Target Audiences" Please respond to the following: -Many beginning marketing students make the mistake of assuming that some products can appeal to everyone. Pick a product that you believe has mass appeal and analyze it. -From the case study, propose the next steps that Kirkwood should take and how to reach these step
Discuss the pros and cons of integration of ethnic groups into the American culture. Visit the U.S. Census website. Determine what data are available there on the following. Determine which of this is most useful to marketers. Explain your answer. - Native Americans - African-Americans Hi
Main Street Marketing, Arizona Company, Frame It Company: Earnings per share, EPS, and multi-step income statement
1. At December 31, 2009, the general ledger of Main Street Marketing had the following account balances. All adjusting entries (except for income taxes at 40%) have been made. The company had 9,000 shares of common stock outstanding during the year. Accounts payable $7,340 Accounts receivable
To ensure a company's success, the company needs to evaluate and control marketing activities. What are tools the company can use to monitor and improve their marketing activities?
There are many sources of secondary data available for research. Among these sources are the U.S. Census www.census.gov; Bureau of Economic Affairs www.bea.gov; CIA World Factbook https://www.cia.gov; Congressional Budget Office www.cbo.gov; Department of Commerce www.commerce.gov; Economics and Statistics Administration www.esa
You are the National Sales Manager for Perry Pharmaceutical, Inc. You have been concerned with trying to determine the most important characteristics a salesperson must possess to be successful. Much of the current research suggests that salesperson adaptiveness is a key component of success. You would like to determine if this
1. Is it right for the governments to help organization in their business abroad and should commerce separate themselves from legislation? 2. What are uncertain ways in which the multidomestic and global methods differ in country-market choice's? 3. Why do Whirlpool's want their product's in every home all over the world
You just gotta have a little confidence, said the advertising director, Good advertising can always overcome bad publicity, just give it more time. Comment on this statement and tell what you think is true about the relative credibility of publicity compared to advertising.
A small regional brewery has hired you as a marketing consultant. Provide a list of different market segments as you see the beer consumer market. You can use any segmentation variables that you deem relevant.
Do a search on the Internet for digital certificates. Explain (1) the definition and importance of authentication, (2) the definition, benefits, and process of using digital certificates for authenticating users, and (3) the ethical responsibility for authentication and revocation. Cite at least three (3) sources in your respons
Consumers have innate and acquired needs. Provide examples of each need and show how the same purchase may fulfill those needs independently or collectively. What ethical issues are related to the statement "Marketers do not create needs; needs preexist marketers"? Do marketing efforts change needs? Why or why not? How do
Create your own wiki and focus on discovering and understanding benefits of this contemporary content delivery tool.
Create your own wiki and focus on discovering and understanding benefits of this contemporary content delivery tool. Read multiple existing wiki sites as a substitute exercise. This reading will give you some ideas of the use of wikis within organizations: Grace, P. L. (2009). Wikis as a knowledge management tool. Journal
In the selling process is it better to work harder or smarter? Or is there another alternative? Explain your opinions and what the expected results are and why? Consider if short-cuts always include ethical compromises?
As you are signing the guest register to call on a new customer, you notice that a competitor was just there also. You have been told by mutual customers that this competitor's price is less than yours but the quality of its product is also less. You also know that this particular competitor's salesperson is very aggressive and
Can AT&T Tame the Ihogs? How? Read: Burrows, Peter & Kherif, Oga (2009, 28 December). CAN AT&T TAME THE IHOGS? Business Week. New York: p21. Available on 4 July 2010 at http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1927612251&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=29440&RQT=309&VName=PQD Now, thinking about pricing and other marketing variables, wha
Why is it important to develop relationships in selling?
How might knowing body language and the types of messages help achieve our sales goals? Provide at least one example of a situation where you witnessed body language incongruent with the verbal message. How did you reconcile the conflicting information?
You are the CEO of Lazboy, Neosho, Missouri. You manufacture both wood and upholstery products and have yearly sales in excess of $100 million. When you apply conventional finish to the wood, you use traditional lacquers. The California Division of Lazboy has changed from conventional lacquers to a waterborne finish "called magn
What are various macro environmental forces that influence business and marketing strategy and how companies cope with them?
In this solution you will learn about the macro environment forces that impact businesses and how can they influence business strategy. Macro environmental forces can also be source of business opportunities and threats; companies need to anticipate the environmental changes and take preemptive measures to cope up with such cha
Why is it so important to make the right decision when hiring a new employee, especially when you are filling a position in an international company? Consider, for example, the costs for hiring a replacement if the individual selected does not work out. There are generally eight categories of costs you need to consider when hiri
Question 1 Instead of having to choose between making a profit or doing good for society, companies can combine __________ and _____________ to do both while building a solid corporate reputation. A) ethics; publicity B) cause marketing; exceptional products C) corporate social responsibility; senior management
1. Marketing and advertising form the core of all business activities. They determine what products the customers want and need and how to deliver, price, and promote those products. In your opinion, what will happen if marketing and advertising are outlawed and made illegal? How will this impact the society we live in? In y
Can you describe a promotional campaign by a specific company and discuss its effectiveness? Also, please identify the competitors of the company and explain if they currently have a similar promotional campaign to attract customers.
Can you please follow the questions below and use iPhone 4S again. I appreciate your work. 4-5 pages and 3 or more references. For this project, explain the Strengths and/or Weaknesses of iPhone 4S and Opportunities and/or Threats to the financial future of iPhone 4S in the section of the paper called: Strategies/Promotion.
Please read this article and discuss: Medina, Jennifer. (2011 August 30) Casino Town Puts Its Money On Hispanic Market. New York Times. Available on 2011 December 23 in EbscoHost via the Touro College eLibrary Notice that targeting this market goes deeper than language. 1) What made this company's targeting and
Please use iPhone 4S as the topic for this paper. 1) Find at least 3 people who will talk to you easily, such as friends, and/or family members. Each person should be an actual or potential buyer of Apple's iPhone 4S. (2) Ask each person these questions: 1) When was the last time you bought Apple's iPhone 4S?
The marketing case study questions were: 1) Research two Fortune 500 companies. Who has done an outstanding job of creating a successful comprehensive marketing program? Explain. 2) Research and name a company that has been successful at Global Market Implementation. Why were they successful?
Illustrate a scenario applying critical thinking to a work-related decision, and the importance and benefits of critical thinking in the decision-making processes.