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You are the product manager for a new disposable infant diaper ("Baby High Dry") that absorbs better than any other diaper on the market. Normally, an infant's diaper must be changed eight (8) times in a 24-hour period. Your new diapers must be changed only four (4) times in a 24-hour period (We're making some assumptions here,


You are the marketing manager for Fujiwama Corporation, an electronics company (fictitious) that specializes in cellular telephones. Your company's share of the cell phone market is 3.1% and you are listed as the #9 cell phone manufacturer in terms of overall percentage of the market. The market is dominated by Nokia (22%), Eric


The United States has been a "services" economy since the late 1980's, at which time our GNP was focused more on providing services than the manufacture of physical products. Marketers recognize that the marketing of services is different than the marketing of a product because of the different characteristics that distinguish


Your colleague has been tasked to do market research for your company. Management is complaining that sales have not been where the company would like them to be (the sales are about 8% behind the projected goal). Senior management wants your colleague to find out why. At a team meeting, your colleague shares that he has defi


What are the advantages of qualitative measurements when doing marketing research? What are the disadvantages?

I need some help please with these PR True/False questions

True/False 36._______Publicity is more effective at influencing the public than advertising. 37. _____The scope of activities public relations practitioners take on makes it quite difficult to narrowly define public relations. 38. Some scholars in the public relations field call Ivy Ledbetter Lee the ¿real

Qualitive or quantative research

A manufacturer of herbal teas wants to know how often and for what purposes consumers use herbal tea products. Indicate whether qualitative or quantitative research is more appropriate. Also recommend a specific technique and justify your answer

Research Objectives - Questionnaire

Based on the following list of research questions, determine the research objective(s) of this questionnaire. Are any of the questions unnecessary; if so, why? a. How many hours per week do you work, on average? b. What type of magazines do you read? c. Do you feel you have enough "free time" away from work? d. What

Changing the Nature of America's Demographics

Given the changing nature of America's demographics, name at least three products that will face increasing demand and three that will face declining demand. Explain your reasoning.

Uses the Internet for marketing, sales, and promotions.

Can you help me get started on this assignment? Identify a company that uses the Internet for marketing, sales, and promotions. Answer the following questions for the company of your choice: a. What is the name of the company? b. What is the URL of the company home page? c. History: - Who founded it and when?

Sample size types of research

The following are scenarios of types of research a company elected to conduct. If you were hired on as a consultant for the company, what would you point out as the pros and cons of using the selected method of market research? What other tools, if any, would you use for each scenario? a) A local supermarket is interested i

Consumer Behavior, and the Buying Process

Hi. I need assistance with the following (3) questions: 1. Analyze a scenario where you lost a sale or did not buy from a salesperson. What could have been done differently to have earned that sale or influenced you to buy that product? 2. Describe the buying process of something worth more that $1,000 as it relates to co

Motivation and Values: (Consumer Behavior - Marketing)

Find a good website that addresses Motivation and Values (Consumer Behavior - Marketing) and write an approximately 500 word document describing the site, its contents, and why you think it adds value. Please help me with above! I am stuck! I need a good website that describes the above with a max 500 word count on why...

External and Internal Influences Paper

Hi! I only need assistance with the Introduction. External and Internal Influences Paper Write a 250-word paper in which you analyze the impact of external and internal influences on consumer behavior and marketing strategies. Address the following in your analysis: *The selected organization/product is Red Bull Drin

Bought a product or idea because of external influences

Hi, I need help answering the following marketing questions: *Please relate your own personal experiences. *Please provide real-world work-place examples. *Please answer questions in the length of 200-300 words each *Please provide all references used 1. Describe a situation where you've bought a product or idea bec

External and Internal Influences - Red Bull

Hi! I only need assistance with the Introduction. External and Internal Influences Paper Write a 250-word paper in which you analyze the impact of external and internal influences on consumer behavior and marketing strategies. Address the following in your analysis: *The selected organization/product is Red Bull Drink

Marketing (Sample quiz)

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Question 1 An ad which offers the consumer $1.00 off on his next grocery store visit is most likely aimed at: Answer a. arousing desire. b. obtaining action. c. getting attention. d. holding interest. Question 2 Which of the following is NOT an example of

Deceptive Advertising

Create an example of a deceptive advertisement for a product that is well known to everyone. Discuss how this advertisement could cause harm to the public. Determine whether the deceptive advertisement actually contained any false information or whether it simply misled the consumer and explain your answer.

Marketing Example Problems

1. What are some of the considerations on which companies have to reflect as they attempt to create a price? 2. There are several pricing strategies available to marketers -- two of these are called Market Skimming and Market Penetration. Under what circumstances would you use one or the other? 3. Before we specifically lo

Marketing: Blood Alcohol Level of Victim

5.12 The following contingency table of frequencies is based on a 5-year study of fire fatalities in Maryland. For purposes of clarity, columns and rows are identified by the letters A-C and D-G, respectively. Blood Alcohol

Psychological processes in consumer behavior

1. What are the key psychological processes influencing consumer behavior? 2. Choose one and provide an in-depth analysis of how that process is relevant to consumer behavior. Make sure to utilize academic and industry research while answering this question.

Principles of Marketing Case Studies

Please see attached cases and I just need brief answers with examples and I will write a two pages for each case. Just I need a brief answers with examples.

Marketing Strategy- Saxonville Sausage case

1. Outline the steps in the research process employed by Saxonville. What are the strengths and weaknesses of this process? 2. What are the different customer segments identified by Saxonville? 3. What customer segment(s) should they target, why? 4. What does the perceptual maps in Exhibit 5 "tell you?" 5. What

Strategies for Windows 7® and Office® should Microsoft follow

Can you help me get started on this assignment? I just need some direction. Thanks!! --------------------------- Questions/Tasks What pricing and marketing (target market, product, place, and promotion) strategies for Windows 7® and Office® should Microsoft follow? Defend your positions on why you selected the strat

Southwest Airlines: Flat Rate Price to Frequent Flyers

1. An overview of the southwest airlines. 2. A description of the new product or service which is flat rate price to frequent flyer passengers to build loyalty. 3. An explanation of the importance of marketing to your selected Southwest Airlines success.

Car buying situation regarding choices and computations

The next set of questions relates to the car buying situation explained in the next situation. For each question, please show calculations clearly and state upfront any assumptions that are made. Imagine your friend is considering buying a new car. She is indifferent between American and foreign brands and after an initi