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De Beers; Segmentation and Target Marketing
De Beers is a well-known diamond firm. Founded in 1888 by Cecil hodes, the company dominated the diamond industry for many years, with activities in the exploration, mining, sorting and marketing of diamonds (De Beers, 2013). For many years the organization has an effective monopoly, controlling the supply diamonds. While aspects of the operations and in control exercised may be controversial, coming to an end in recent years following a number of court cases as well as increased competition (Zimnisky, 2013), it is undeniable that the company has been extremely successful in its marketing. In 1999, the publication "Advertising Age," named the companies advertising campaign which developed the slogan "a diamond as ever" one of the top 100 advertising campaigns of the 20 century, placing it in second position (Garfield, 1999). The success of marketing indicates is the company that understands its target market and….
Baines, Paul; Fill, Chris; Page, Kelly, (2010), Marketing, Oxford University Press
Chaffy, D, (2007), E-Business and E-Commerce Management (Second edition), London, FT Prentice hall
De Beers, (2013, retrieved www.debeersgroup.com
Edgerton, R, (2013), Engagement, Inc.: The marketing of diamonds, Stay Free, retrieved http://www.stayfreemagazine.org/archives/16/diamonds.html
Some of the items showcased included a discounted Xbox, dinnerware, and new sofas, as well as toys for Christmas like Zhu pets.
Many of Target's most highly-promoted items in its weekly circular, however, are related to electronics, such its two-for-one game sales, and its deals on the iPod shuffle and digital cameras. Although the bright red target logo is prominently displayed, the ads seem diffuse and only contribute to an overall, specific marketing strategy of low pricing. The stress upon "awesome low toy pricing" and "bright home ideas on a budget" does not necessarily underline Target's image as a unique 'experience' or 'exclusive' as well as affordable retailer.
Although it might be observed that everyone enjoys a bargain, there is already another retailer that advertises itself as offering the 'lowest prices' all of the time in the form of Wal-Mart. Target can rarely offer lower prices than Wal-Mart, so stressing pricing….
Target corporation SWOT analysis. MBA Tutorials. 2009. November 3, 2010.
Target weekly advertisement. November 3, 2010.
Target marketing simply involves the process of breaking the market into segments and then further focusing on a specific segment. Target market could also involve concentrating on related segments of the broken market in order to improve then instead dealing with marketing as a whole Kotler & Armstrong, 2010.
Before marketing is done some things first there are things that should be determined within the business. The first step before coming up with proper marketing strategy one should identify the problem in the business Pogia & University, 2000.
There are many problems that could be affecting the performance of a business. For instance the products being offered to the market could be less competitive in that whatever products are being offered in the market are not as popular in that case one would incur less profits if not losses. One should have competitive products and one that have high returns in terms….
Kotler, P., & Armstrong, G.M. (2010). Principles of marketing. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.
Moehlman, M. (2010). Target Market. London: Bewrite Books.
Pogia, M., & University, R. (2000). Target market: an investigation of the relationship between fine art and advertising. Victoria: RMIT University.
In fact, target marketing has become a necessity in the complex context of today's globalization. The reason behind this situation consists in the fact that minorities groups are reporting continuous growth and development. Their needs expand also, and so does their power.
Immigration increases all over the world. This leads to demographics modifications, which are estimated to become quite significant in the following periods of time. All these factors require adaptation from marketing techniques in all its aspects.
When discussing the issue of target marketing, especially where minorities are concerned, everyone thinks about whether it is ethical towards the minority in case. But one should also focus attention on the non-target groups, which basically represent the majority. It seems that favorable target market effects are more significant for members of distinctive groups, like ethnic minorities, while unfavorable non-target market effects are more significant for members of the majority (Aaker et al., 2000).
1. Bady, S. (1999). Multicultural marketing (targeting immigrants and minorities). Professional Builder. Retrieved June 14, 2009 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb3374/is_199903/ai_n13110457/ .
2. Aacker, J.L. et al. (2000). Nontarget Markets and Viewer Distinctiveness: The Impact of Target Marketing on Advertising Attitudes. Journal of Consumer Psychology. Retrieved June 14, 2009 from http://www.jstor.org/pss/1480407 .
3. Pineda, J. (2003). Minority marketing outreach. Washington Business Journal. Retrieved June 14, 2009 from http://washington.bizjournals.com/washington/stories/2003/09/29/smallb3.html .
Identify the basic target market selection strategies.
The basic target market selection strategies include undifferentiated marketing, differentiated marketing, and concentrated marketing.
Undifferentiated market refers to an approach that ignores the differences of each segment of the market and goes after the entire market. With this approach, one product or service will be designed to cover the entire market. This often includes focusing on what all segments of the market have in common, rather than what differs between them. The key features of this approach are that it means going after the entire market and that it does so with the same product or service.
Differentiated marketing refers to an approach where the differences of each segment of the market are identified and a product or service is designed especially for each segment. With this approach, the product or service is altered to suit specific markets. The key features of this approach are that….
They will not develop a commercial presenting peasants working the field, but one that will present rushed businessmen being saved by the new service.
An example of success achieved through product positioning is offered by PepsiCo and their Mountain Dew drink. The marketing strategy targeted the youth particularly and assimilated the product with doing something energetic, wild and something that would be appreciated by the teenagers and young adults. The extreme sports presented in the Mountain Dew commercials have attracted the interest of the audience and sales boosted.
3. There are four stages of product life: introduction, growth, maturity and decline, when the item has reached maturity, several companies will extend its life. However in most cases it is best to let the product 'die' and focus on a new one and more desirable one, there are some strategies to avoiding decline. A first one is that of reinventing the product….
The aticle discusses Coppetone ands Dove, yet if one consides the nealy two dozen bands that compise P&G, thee ae multitudes of oppotunity to see how maket segmentation and the concept of taget makets ae used as essential pats of a boade maketing stategy. The commecially successful Swiffe poduct line illustates how maket segmentation has successfully been executed to make the home cleaning poduct appeal to busy, young singles on thei own, with anothe campaign aimed at woking moms and still a thid aimed at etiees who have physical limitations and find cleaning difficult. Defining taget audiences within P&G is managed as pat of thei maket eseach function, which is given the task of fist ascetaining and discoveing unmet needs, then ceating knowledge the maketes and poduct developes in P&G can use in ceating poducts that pecisely align to the unmet needs, pefeences and wants of the oganization. The….
references, and wants are changing. The delicate balance between investing in new product development while also striving to keep segmentation and audience definitions in balance is one of the most difficult aspects of the marketing equation in many organizations. For consumer products companies the need for speed of execution and accuracy just makes this more difficult. The concepts of market segmentation and target markets comprised of consumers sharing comparable interests in addition to common demographics is the basis of nearly every consumer product good produced globally today. Alignment to these groups is crucial for the success of any product or service as well.
The Baby Us brand is a store concept of Toys Us, which is the largest retailer of toys. Baby Us is a brand extension that specially focuses on supplies and toys for babies, so the under 2 crowd. The target market is different for this concept compared with the target market for Toys Us. This paper will explain Baby Us in terms of market segmentation and target marketing.
The main Toys Us concept is a toy store that appeals to a large target market. The toys sold appeal mainly to children under 14, but there is plenty appeal with some of these products to older buyers as well. The company segments its customers in terms of the end users (usually a child) and the buyer (usually a parent or grandparent). The average age of a Toys Us customer is 43.1 years, which….
Bickle, M. (2011). Battle grounds among toy retailers: Breaking down the consumer demographics. Forbes. Retrieved November 15, 2015 from http://www.forbes.com/sites/prospernow/2011/12/20/battle-grounds-among-toy-retailers-breaking-down-the-consumer-demographics/
Strauss, M. (2012). Retailers go online to grab share of baby goods market. Globe & Mail. Retrieved November 15, 2015 from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/retailers-go-online-to-grab-share-of-baby-goods-market/article4107407/
Toys R Us 2015 Form 10-K. Retrieved November 15, 2015 from http://www.toysrusinc.com/investor-relations/
My chosen product in this case is for a Tesla Model S. This product is an electric car, but one that features luxury styling and features. The target market can be defined in a number of ways. First is income, as one needs to have a certain amount of money to buy this car. The Model S. competes as a luxury vehicle, and therefore it has a target market that fits into a certain income characteristic. The target market is also likely to be highly educated, as this is correlated not only with the market for luxury cars but the market for electric cars as well. Moreover, the Model S. can be segmented by geography. Tesla only sells in certain places, and does not have a large dealer footprint. Most of its sales are in areas where it has a concentration of dealerships, and also where it has the infrastructure….
Lysaght, B. & Hull, D. (2015). Tesla falls after analyst calls its cash burn eye watering. Bloomberg Retrieved June 13, 2015 from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-07/tesla-falls-after-morgan-stanley-calls-cash-burn-eye-watering -
NetMBA (2010). Pricing strategy. NetMBA. Retrieved June 13, 2015 from http://www.netmba.com/marketing/pricing/
Olenski, S. (2013). Why integrated marketing communications is more important than ever. Forbes. Retrieved June 13, 2015 from http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveolenski/2013/09/16/why-integrated-marketing-communications-is-more-important-than-ever/
LeBeau, P. (2013). The young and rich snapping up Tesla's Model S. CNBC. Retrieved June 13, 2015 from http://www.cnbc.com/id/100970641
Marketing Valuation of Special Kellog's Cereal
Marketing valuation Kellogg's Special K. cereals
Kellogg's Foods: 3
Marketing mix: 3
Product Differentiation: 5
Triple bottom line Strategy: 6
Financial, Social, and Environmental Factors: 7
The business case of Kellogg's Special K. cereals is analyzed to assess the effectiveness of marketing mix, key features of the business strategy, and growth factors. The history of Kellogg's Foods is briefly described along with the analysis of marketing mix. Later section provides a brief about the product differentiation strategy of the business. The recommendations for overall business are followed by the triple bottom line strategy. Finally conclusion is presented as a summary of the findings.
The company started its operation in 1906 and expanded its operations in domestic market. The first international opening is remarked as its Canada operations in 1914. The innovative development in 1915 was introduced through bran flakes. In 1923 the business hired a dietician to offer….
Advertisements, S.K. (2012). Feeling Good Never Looked Better. Challenging Images of Women in the Media: Reinventing Women's Lives, 3.
Aschemann-Witzel, J., Perez-Cueto, F.J., Niedzwiedzka, B., Verbeke, W., & Bech-Larsen, T. (2012). Lessons for public health campaigns from analyzing commercial food marketing success factors: a case study. BMC public health,12(1), 139.
Henriques, A., & Richardson, J. (2004). The triple bottom line, does it all add up?: assessing the sustainability of business and CSR. USA: Earthscan.
Kellogg's Foods.(n.d.).Cereals. Retrieved from: http://www.specialk.com/cereals
This helps tarbucks to retain an image of the young, exciting company that attempts to break the convention with its strategy and its products. The company does this with a policy of continuous innovation and honesty.
Another policy is never to compromise the customer's experience for the sake of profit, as seen above. Not only employees, but also customers are seen as the primary stakeholders in the company and as such are treated well. In this, the company focuses on the little touches that make the customer experience something exceptional. The policy is that small things add up to connect the customer with the company, and this ensures returning customers.
Another insight that tarbucks profit from is the fact that they do not attempt to cultivate loyalty with lower prices, but rather a basis of fans with products that are excellent and meaningful to the particular customers it serves. Hence, customers….
Allison, Melissa. 2006. Starbucks takes unique approach to marketing. Seattle Times. Oct. 12. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2003300353_events12.html
Hanft, Adam. 2007. What you can learn from Starbucks. Inc.com. http://www.inc.com/resources/marketing/articles/20050401/starbucks.html
Moore, John. 2006. Marketing lessons from Starbucks. Nov. 7. http://www.hear2.com/2006/11/john_moore_auth.html
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elcome to this presentation about the fundamentals of marketing. The presentation is going to cover a number of different subjects, including promotion, buyer behaviour, personal selling, the promotional mix and customer relationship marketing.
e'll start with promotion. Promotion is defined as "Communicating with the public in an attempt to influence them toward buying your product" (ard, 2012). Promotion is a broad concept, encompassing advertising, public relations management and any events such as trade show appearances, demonstrations, contests or sponsorships, for example.
A promotional activity can have a number of different objectives. Some of the more common objectives of promotional activities are to establish the corporate image in the community, to build brand awareness, to build customer loyalty, to capitalize on new market opportunities, to dispel negative press and to announce changes (Moore, 2012). Basically, promotion is a way of getting a message across, whether that messages is "Hey, look at me!" Or….
Ward, S. (2012). Promotion. About.com. Retrieved April 30, 2012 from http://sbinfocanada.about.com/cs/marketing/g/promotion.htm
Lake, L. (2012). Customer relationships are key to your marketing strategy. About.com. Retrieved April 30, 2012 from http://marketing.about.com/od/relationshipmarketing/a/crmstrategy.htm
Moore, K. (2012). Promotional objectives. eHow Money. Retrieved April 30, 2012 from http://www.ehow.com/info_8168435_promotional-objectives.html
No author. (2012). Buyer behaviour -- the decision-making process. Tutor2U.net. Retrieved April 30, 2012 from http://tutor2u.net/business/marketing/buying_decision_process.asp
Marketing Forces and Diversification
As American society becomes increasingly ethnically diverse through immigration, relocation, birth rates and other factors, our hospitals must hone their sensitivity to resulting changes in community health needs. In addition, rigorous competition among hospitals requires sensitive, targeted marketing strategies attractive to diverse populations. An excellent example of responsive marketing and health care is given in Noonan's and Savolaine's article. The intelligence and success of the subject community hospital's approach shows that at least a hybrid of its approach should be followed in marketing to and serving a hospital's community.
Analysis with Noonan and Savolaine Article as the Focus
Thoughts about the Market Orientation of the Community Hospital
Focusing on Noonan and Savolaine article's examination of marketing obstetrical services in a diverse Midwestern market, the community hospital showed considerable wisdom in closely examining its prospective patient population by reviewing discharge data for obstetrical patients and asking doctors do define their patients'….
Anonymous. (2011, February 16). Nationwide, interactive community need maps guide community health planning. Retrieved on May 28, 2012 from Proquest.umi.com Web site: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=1&did=2268066501&SrchMode=2&sid=3&Fmt=3&VInst=PROD&VType=PQD&RQT=309&VName=PQD&TS=1338218546&clientId=14844
Eastaugh, S.R. (2008, May 15). Diversification in the hospital industry. Retrieved on May 28, 2012 from Proquest.umi.com Web site: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=0&sid=4&srchmode=2&vinst=PROD&fmt=6&startpage=-1&clientid=14844&vname=PQD&RQT=309&did=1502831361&scaling=FULL&ts=1338218925&vtype=PQD&rqt=309&TS=1338218931&clientId=14844
Noonan, M.D., & Savolaine, R. (2001). A neighborhood of nations. Retrieved on May 28, 2012 from Proquest.umi.com Web site: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=5&sid=2&srchmode=2&vinst=PROD&fmt=6&startpage=-1&clientid=14844&vname=PQD&RQT=309&did=93247294&scaling=FULL&ts=1338218230&vtype=PQD&rqt=309&TS=1338218258&clientId=14844
Mass marketing is differentiated from target marketing, in that the target customer is pretty much everybody. A firm that has a target market will either have all of its sales, or a significant portion of them, in an specific identifiable group. Thus, the product should span across race, gender, age and geography. Such a product's target market would be better understood in terms of who doesn't buy it than who does. Wal-Mart would be a good example of a mass market retailer, based on their size, their geographic spread, the wide variety of products that they sell and the ubiquitous nature of many of those products -- many mass market retailers target very broad groups (Investopedia, 2015).
A mass market product, therefore, would be a product that broadly appeals. I will go with Charmin. The target market for Charmin is almost everybody. There are only a few groups that may not….
Coca Cola Company (2015). The Coca-Cola system. Coca Cola. Retrieved June 13, 2015 from http://www.coca-colacompany.com/our-company/the-coca-cola-system
Investopedia (2015). Definition of derived demand. Investopedia. Retrieved June 13, 2015 from http://www.investopedia.com/terms/d/derived_demand.asp
Investopedia (2015). Mass market retailer. Investopedia. Retrieved June 13, 2015 from http://www.investopedia.com/terms/m/mass-market-retailer.asp
New Zealand Transportation Association (2013) Blazed -- drug driving in Aotearoa. YouTube Retrieved June 13, 2015 from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8KAaf45g5U
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Marketing De Beers; Segmentation and Target Marketing De Beers is a well-known diamond firm. Founded in 1888 by Cecil hodes, the company dominated the diamond industry for many years, with activities…Read Full Paper ❯
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Some of the items showcased included a discounted Xbox, dinnerware, and new sofas, as well as toys for Christmas like Zhu pets. Many of Target's most highly-promoted items in…Read Full Paper ❯
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Target marketing simply involves the process of breaking the market into segments and then further focusing on a specific segment. Target market could also involve concentrating on related segments…Read Full Paper ❯
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In fact, target marketing has become a necessity in the complex context of today's globalization. The reason behind this situation consists in the fact that minorities groups are reporting…Read Full Paper ❯
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Marketing Identify the basic target market selection strategies. The basic target market selection strategies include undifferentiated marketing, differentiated marketing, and concentrated marketing. Undifferentiated market refers to an approach that ignores the differences…Read Full Paper ❯
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They will not develop a commercial presenting peasants working the field, but one that will present rushed businessmen being saved by the new service. An example of success achieved…Read Full Paper ❯
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The aticle discusses Coppetone ands Dove, yet if one consides the nealy two dozen bands that compise P&G, thee ae multitudes of oppotunity to see how maket segmentation…Read Full Paper ❯
Market Segmentation The Baby Us brand is a store concept of Toys Us, which is the largest retailer of toys. Baby Us is a brand extension that…Read Full Paper ❯
Marketing My chosen product in this case is for a Tesla Model S. This product is an electric car, but one that features luxury styling and features. The target market…Read Full Paper ❯
Marketing Valuation of Special Kellog's Cereal Marketing valuation Kellogg's Special K. cereals Kellogg's Foods: 3 Marketing mix: 3 Product: 4 Price: 4 Promotion: 5 Product Differentiation: 5 Triple bottom line Strategy: 6 Financial, Social, and Environmental Factors: 7 The…Read Full Paper ❯
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This helps tarbucks to retain an image of the young, exciting company that attempts to break the convention with its strategy and its products. The company does this…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Advertising
Whee Google elies on seach tems to tigge the display of a given AdWods advetisement, it can be seen how Facebook wanted to ceate the equivalent advetising business model though the…Read Full Paper ❯
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Marketing elcome to this presentation about the fundamentals of marketing. The presentation is going to cover a number of different subjects, including promotion, buyer behaviour, personal selling, the promotional mix…Read Full Paper ❯
Marketing Forces and Diversification As American society becomes increasingly ethnically diverse through immigration, relocation, birth rates and other factors, our hospitals must hone their sensitivity to resulting changes in community…Read Full Paper ❯
Business - Advertising
Marketing Mass marketing is differentiated from target marketing, in that the target customer is pretty much everybody. A firm that has a target market will either have all of its…Read Full Paper ❯