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IPOD MP3 Players

A. Analyze the various phases of the product life cycle for MP3 players?

b. What was the most important functional differences between the iPod and MP3 players were on the market before the iPod was launched?, and how this helps to explain the iPod's success?

c. In which phase was we (people) when the iPod was launched?, and how does this agree with the typical characteristics of this phase?

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MP3 players can be considered a relatively new product generally but in the world of technology, it could be considered outdated.

Question A - Analyze the various phases of the product life cycle for MP3 players?

Answer A) The first phase of the product is development. After the product is developed, the next life cycle is the marketing stage. During the initial marketing stage, the costs are generally high and the sales volume is often low. When there is no competition or competitive manufacturers, demand must be implemented. The consumer is prompted to try the product. How? Through free downloads. If a song is downloaded for free, the consumer will need the equipment to play it on.

The second stage is the growth stage. During this stage the costs are reduced and sales increase. The product becomes more ...

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a. Analyze the various phases of the product life cycle for MP3 players?

b. What was the most important functional differences between the iPod and MP3 players were on the market before the iPod was launched?, and how this helps to explain the iPod's success?

c. In which phase was we (people) when the iPod was launched?, and how does this agree with the typical characteristics of this phase?

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