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Several brands have registered success in the social media usage. Currently, social media usage must be employed to meet the younger generation. Marketing of products using online tools has increased sales volume because the clients employ online purchase of items. Apart from employing the online tools, social media have a massive impact on the success of the country both in business and politics. The Arab revolution is a product of social media usage in the airing of the grievances of the citizens.
Facebook is the leading social media platform with massive subscribers and increased success in terms of usage. Facebook as a social media tool enjoys massive support from the youths who have employed it in communication and information transfer. Companies use social media marketing strategy to improve brand image and resonance (Beverly and Thomson 123). Marketing involves the employment of all the necessary platforms of promotion and advertising with the SNSs offering a better platform for communication. Social media platforms offer the opportunity for collection of feedback. Traditionally, feedback collection of products released in the market was hard to obtain owing to the nature of information sharing systems.
However, with the introduction of social media platform companies are able to prepare the market for the introduction of new product, while also collecting the customer preferences about the product. The success of products in the current society has been pegged on the marketing plan and action employed by the company (Beverly and Thomson 145). Public relations use social media to improve product perception and facilitate the development of positivity towards the company. Social media can be employed both in communication and persuasive advertising with enormous success. Facebook, MySpace and Twitter, are some of the widely used social media platforms
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The products stocked by the store include auto supplies, house-wares, motorcycles, sports equipment, TVs, radios, appliances and photographic equipments. Don Martin is strategically located at the heart of the blue-collar district where people come since they can get whatever they need for the area.
This is because of competitive businesses which are operating at a higher scale at competitive prices (Grasby 380). Additionally, the company is faced with the issue of human resource management. This is revealed by the fact that Martin is unable to find sufficient time to manage his employees because he also has suppliers to deal with.
The developer of the company is known for his ability to manage stores starting from 45 squares to several blocks. This company provides the customers with a line of different goods both of brand names and of unknown developers. The developer of the company claimed that his customers have always come back to his store in spite of a wide availability of products along the street.
The retailer has been selected due to its interesting business model, profitability, business and competitive strategy, service strategy, supply chain and sale mode which has been changed across the years to ensure it remains competitive. Since 1999; Tesco has been the most profitable retailer in the United Kingdom having a 31% share of the UK grocery market in the third quarter of 2009.
Some of the well known brands are Apple Inc, Hewlett Packard, Acer, Dell, Toshiba, and many more catering to the various segments of the industry. Lenovo is a state-owned company of China. It was founded in 1984 to distribute the equipment made by IBM and other companies.
In the contemporary times, the huge diversity in the media becomes critical for promoting goods and services. Hence, firms are increasingly using innovative measures of publicity for their products to gain competitive advantage. Businesses are increasing focusing on more creative outlets and non traditional outlets of media for promoting their companies.
Not only is it extremely difficult to compete against beverages' manufacturers such as Coke, Pepsi or Nestle, but it is just as difficult to launch a successful local beverages outlet/caf. Competing against Costa, Starbucks or Columbus, to name but a few, is a daunting prospect and a highly risky venture.
The following analysis evaluates Budweiser’s current marketing strategy and competitive advantage.
Place – Budweiser is available all over the world. Its distribution channel cuts across from all classes (A to D) and can also be purchased
Dunkins researchers have found the two different segments that the two brands target respectively. In terms of social class, Starbucks targets a higher-income and more professional group. Dunkins on the other hand, targets the