Jun 042015
 
Markets, exchange and target markets

When studying marketing it is important to understand the concept of a market and the exchange process. When we use the term “market” in a marketing sense, there are actually three possible views that we are considering – the overall market, any sub-markets and the brand’s target market/s. Overall market Read full article…

Feb 202015
 

Outline of the target market selection evaluation criteria Target markets should be evaluated on: Financial Issues Segment size Segment growth rate Profit margins Structural Attractiveness Competitors (direct and indirect) Competitive rivalry Access to distribution channels Current channel relationships Strategic Direction Fit with the firm’s strategic future Growth expectations Marketing Expertise Read full article…

Feb 202015
 

What is STP in Marketing? STP stands Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning STP is a process where a marketer: Segments an overall market,(segmentation) Evaluates each market segment on a set criteria, Selects the most appropriate target market/s for the firm, Then establishes an appropriate positioning in order to compete in that Read full article…