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If the brand elements are not relevant for the target audience or the brand proposition was not chosen correctly, brand identity will not be perceived as credible and communication will fail. Therefore, companies have to analyse their target groups accurately before choosing new attributes, which they want to communicate. Management has to find out what are the target audience’s needs, wants and desires and what do they believe in. The organizations values should in best case overlap with the values of the audience. New brand attributes have to follow specific communication objectives, which are focussed on changing the custom-ers’ perception (cf.
Moreover, it requires substantial investments not only in creating a new brand concept but also in advertising the new product on the market, as well as supporting it during its life cycle. Some marketers doubt that a brand extension is the universal way of revitalizing a brand. It is instead believed that many managers choose to use this strategy because it is fashionable, with the risk of companies embracing the use of a brand extension before consuming all the resources for growth of the parent brand. Product knowledge can help consumers to evaluate brands from a product-related aspect, while brand knowledge helps consumers to evaluate brands from a non-product-related facet. So ‘Product knowledge’ refers to information about product categories, either the most general category, or subcategories stored in a consumer’s memory, where as
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Not understanding or taking the time to learn Mexican business etiquette along with rules and regulations, one can find their self in a compromising position. This paper intends to provide the necessary details such as customs, etiquette, mannerism, and culture of doing business in Mexico Business in Mexico Bienvenido a México! Welcome to Mexico, the first of what one would hope to be many greetings expected upon entering into Mexico. With Mexico's population fast approaching the 100 million mark, "North Americans, what Mexicans re... ... middle of paper ... ...ferences CC Consulting Limited. (2003).
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And as Sally, Lyndon & John (1996: 3) defined, the terminal object of a marketing plan is to achieve particular marketing strategy. And a marketing strategy, which expressed clearly by Subash (2004: 26), requires a corporation using its relative corporate strengths to better satisfy customer needs and finally achieve maximum positive differentiation over its competitors in a numbers of internal and external variables. While Malcolm (2006: 376) concluded that the main concern of a strategic marketing plan is to establish, defend and maintain competitive advantage. However, the market environment today is changing quickly, followed by the increasing keen competition. To maintain a certain competitive advantage is impossible in such situation and the only way to earn above-average return is to react rapidly with updated information from environmental scanning.
The New York State Restaurant Association is currently fighting to reject this law (“Judge” par. 2). The idea of putting the amount of calories on fast food menu boards is currently spreading... ... middle of paper ... ...Food.” Healthday News. 17 September 2007. Forbes.
Defining Marketing The term marketing in a conversation tends to trigger thoughts of sales and/or advertising. Eventhough both of the functions are intimatley involved with the marketing process, it would be incorrect to believe that is all that marketing focuses on. In fact this may have been a truth in the past but times have changed and with that change has come major rethinking in the area of marketing. The much larger, demanding, and competitive markets have forced organizations to re-define marketing in a whole new light and thus depend on the marketing function to keep an orgaiztions competitive edge marketplace. This paper is intended to first identify and discuss the definition of marketing as it is applied in this day and age, second discuss the importance of marketing to an organization and finally cite examples of the effect of marketing.