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This task offers you an opportunity to achieve LO 1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4 Question 1.1
Using the Coca Cola case study, describe the main stages of the purchase decision-making process for an individual consumer.
You are required to consider the following in formulating you answer: Need recognition or perception, information search, evaluation of alternatives, purchase decision, post purchase evaluation stages for the individual consumer. Question 1.2
Explain two theories of buyer behaviour in terms of individuals and markets and apply them to Coca Cola.
You are required to consider the following in formulating you answer: A description or definition from reputable source of buyer behaviour Identification of two theories of buyer behaviour
An explanation of these two theories of buyer behaviour
Citations, which should be made using Harvard referencing style Question 1.3
Explain three factors that could affect buyer behaviour,
You are required to consider the following in formulating you answer Identification of three factors which could influence buyer behaviour Explanation of these 3 factors
Examples to help explain these 3 factors can be provided
Looking at Coca Cola case study, evaluate the relationship between brand loyalty, corporate image and repeat purchase. Examples may be used to reinforce your answer.
A definition of a brand and brand loyalty from a reputable source A description of corporate image and repeat purchase
An evaluation of how brand loyalty, corporate image and repeat purchase relates with each other
This task offers you an opportunity to achieve LO 2: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 Question 2.1
Evaluate three different types of market research techniques that Coca Cola GB could use in its market.
A description (or a definition from a reputable source) of market research Identification of the role and importance of market research Evaluation of quantitative research technique(s)
Executive Summary This report was established to examine importance and limitations of developing a Strategic Marketing Plan for the international firm, Coca-Cola. In addition to this, the report signifies the importance of carrying out a full environmental analysis. About the firm Coca-Cola is an international company with 5 different SBU’s in different Geographical locations. The company is the ...
Evaluation of qualitative research technique(s)
As a marketing consultant for Coca Cola GB , you have been given two marketing research objectives: 1. Market a wider range of healthy juice
2. Evaluating customer perception about the Coca Cola GB brand Your task is to demonstrate how secondary sources of data can be used to achieve these two marketing research objectives. Guidelines
Define or describe secondary data
Outline the two given marketing research objectives
Identify sources of secondary data to support these two marketing research objectives Question 2.3
Assess the validity and reliability of market research findings. The case study may be used to reinforce your answer.
An assessment of the limitations of market research findings An assessment of what could make market research findings valid An assessment of what could make market research findings reliable Question 2.4
You work as a Marketing Consultant for the Coca Cola GB company who wishes to launch a new product aimed at young consumers in the UK.
The senior management team has decided to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research in the London area to test the market. You have been given the responsibility of searching for market research agencies to carry out this task.
Propose a marketing research plan to obtain information in the area. This research plan, also known as a research brief, is to be sent to three potential marketing research agencies who will respond with a detailed marketing research proposal.
Prepare this research brief.
Your plan should include the following sections
Objective of research
Methodology section covering among others, qualitative and quantitative techniques Data analysis section
Timeframe within which you want the research conducted
A budget section for this research.
This task offers you an opportunity to achieve LO 3: 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3 Question 3.1
Chapter 1 - Marketing In a Changing World What is marketing - Creating customer value and stratification are at the very heart of modern marketing thinking and practice. Market Defined - Markets always focus at satisfying customers needs - Marketing: A social and managerial process by which individuals and groups obtain what they need and want through creating exchanging products and value with ...
Assess the size and the trends for the soft drinks market in the UK.
A description of what a ‘market consists of.’
Identification and selection of the market you will use for this question Due to time constrains, you are advised to select a market which has a great deal of information that is readily available to you. An estimation of this market’s size, volume and /or value. A description of a market trend.
An assessment of this market’s trends
Plan and carry out a competitor analysis for the Coca Cola GB company.
A description of competitor analysis
Description of strategic group
An identification of the strategic group that Coca Cola belongs to Identification of Coca Cola’s likely competitors
Plan and carry out analysis of Coca Cola’s competitors.
This is a hypothetical organisation used for the purpose of assessment.
A French Soda manufacturer wants to enter the UK market with a new energy drink designed for an active population. Evaluate this organisation’s potential opportunities and threats.
A description of the UK’s soft drink market
An evaluation of the opportunities and threats in the UK soft drinks market for this company
This task offers you an opportunity to achieve LO 4: 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3 Question 4.1
Evaluate two techniques of assessing customer response.
A description of the two (2) techniques
A description of the advantages, disadvantages and constrains of these two (2) techniques. Question 4.2
You have been assigned to conduct customer research for Coca Cola. Design and complete a customer satisfaction survey. Your questionnaire should contain a minimum of 12 appropriate questions.
Design the customer satisfaction survey
Generate questions that can produce both quantitative and qualitative data Use different question formats (for example yes/no, open ended, multiple choice, scales, etc) Survey monkey can be used to help design customer satisfaction survey Question 4.3
Outback Steakhouse is a multinational restaurant chain operating throughout the United States and in 18 other countries including Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and many more countries worldwide, (Outback Steakhouse, 2013). In most basic terms, Outback Steakhouse could be described as an Australian themed steakhouse. The restaurant offers a casual dining experience with menu offering a wide ...
Evaluate the success of the completed customer satisfaction survey in question.
Review of the completed customer satisfaction survey.
Measure and evaluate it success
Success can be measured in terms of the number of respondents, if the questionnaire achieved its objectives etc.