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Price Discrimination Strategy for trendy bar and electronics store.

You have been hired to be a consultant on pricing strategies for two different companies. Both of the companies have similar customer bases in that their customers fall into two well defined groups: college students and young well-paid professionals.

The first company is a trendy bar. The bar is currently seeing many young well paid professionals as customers, but quite a bit fewer college students. The bar has run a marketing campaign to attract more college students, but that only caused a small increase in the

number of those customers. The second company is an electronics store selling items such as iPods. This company is also currently seeing many young well-paid professionals as customers, but quite a bit fewer college students. The electronics store has also run a marketing campaign to attract more college students, but that also only caused a small increase in the number of those customers. Both of these companies want to know if they could make some changes in their pricing strategy to increase their sales to college students and thereby increase their overall

-Prepare a recommendation for each company. Should your recommendations be the same for
both companies? If not, what are the differences?

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Both the companies can make some changes in their pricing strategies to increase their sales to college students and thereby increase their overall profits. This can be executed by implementing following strategies:

1. Strategies which can be adopted by trendy bar to attract college students could be -

a) Happy hour : This is a marketing strategy in which discounts are offered for a ...

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Recommends pricing strategy for two different companies- A trendy bar and electronics store.

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