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MKT 571 Complete Week 1 NEW
MKT 571 Week 1 DQ 1 NEW
Marketing Events and Supplemental Conversations
What are some of the events that caught your eye during the past week, and what are the marketing implications of those events? Discuss the strengths and the room for improvement in what you have noticed.
MKT 571 Week 1 DQ 2 NEW
My Personal Information
How responsive are you to personal questions asked on a survey? Are you more likely to answer questions if you are a customer? What incentive do you need to respond to questions from a company that is not your employer or with whom you are not a customer?
MKT 571 Week 1 DQ 3 NEW
Art or Science
How is marketing management both an art and a science? What marketing challenges and opportunities do businesses face today? What marketing challenges and opportunities does your organization face?
MKT 571 Week 1 Individual Marketing Environment Simulation and Summary
Complete the Marketing Environment Simulation and Summary in MyMarketingLab.
Save your results report from the simulation to your computer in a Word document or a .Pdf file.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Your grade is based on your ability in the simulation, not on participation. You can repeat as many times as you like before you submit your results.
MKT 571 Week 1 Quiz NEW
1. What data analysis type is being used here? When Sam thought about opening a foreign car repair shop in Phoenix, he researched all of the firms in the area before deciding on a location. He also analyzed their capabilities and found articles about many of them in terms of their capabilities, strengths, and weaknesses.
2. Marketing is considered both an art and a science. How do the 4Ps, or marketing mix, help us bridge the gap between art and science?
Marketing focuses on sales as the primary goal.
Marketing balances the need for data with that of creativity.
Marketing is about advertising.
Marketing is involved with price as the major factor.
3. Which of the following statements demonstrates behavioral loyalty towards a brand?
My friends agree Myfavorite Laundry detergent is the best.
Myfavorite Laundry detergent is so easy to use.
Myfavorite Laundry detergent smells good.
I always buy Myfavorite Laundry detergent when purchasing laundry detergent.
4. By 2015, projections indicate that the largest category of households will be composed of
childless married couples and empty nesters
married couples with children
singles living with nonrelatives
5. One of the most critical steps in the defining process of market research is
reading marketing research journals
defining the problem, the decision alternatives, and research objectives
analyzing the internal environment
developing a research plan
6. Which of the following is correct about marketing management?
It is primarily concerned with the systematic gathering, recording, and analysis of data about issues related to marketing products and services.
It focuses mostly on monitoring the profitability of a company's products and services.
It is defined as the field that deals with planning and managing a business at the highest level of corporate organization.
It occurs when at least one party to a potential exchange thinks about the means of achieving desired responses from other parties.
7. In the U.S., consumer expenditures on homes and other large purchases tend to slow down during a recession because
of stringent credit policies adopted by the Fed before the onset of recession
the consumers have a high debt-to-income ratio
of steady supply of loanable funds in the economy during recession
consumer borrowing increases during recession
8. Which of the following elements of sociocultural environment can be associated with the growing demand for social surrogates like social networking sites, television, and so on?
Views of ourselves
Views of nature
Views of others
Views of organizations
9. Wabash Bank would like to understand if there is a relationship between the advertising or promotion it does and the number of new customers the bank gets each quarter. What type of research is this an example of?
10. Which strategy does this exemplify? Kayak and Orbitz provide their customers with a variety of travel options including flight reservations, vacation packages, flight and hotel options with or without car rentals, and cruise offerings.
11. Which of the following industries is most likely to use database marketing?
A supermarket chain
A local restaurant
A physician’s office
A school system
12. Which market do customers who have purchased and are driving Audi automobiles represent?
13. When Apple introduced iTunes, a new market was opened. Which of the following describes this type of innovation?
14. The Soccer World Cup is promoted aggressively to both companies and fans. This is an example of marketing a(n)
15. How does the market demand curve change (as a function of marketing expenditure) during recession?
16. A company's sales potential would be equal to market potential when which situations exists?
The marketing expenditure of the company is reduced to zero.
The company gets 100 percent share of the market.
Industry marketing expenditures approach infinity for a given marketing environment.
The market is nonexpandable.
17. During the holidays, companies often provide gifts to customers. The more a client spends, the larger the gift, usually. To segment customers in this way, for what purpose is this data being mined?
To deepen customer loyalty
To beat the competition to a sale
To avoid serious customer mistakes
To decide which customers should receive a new sales offer
18. Costco is able to keep its inventory expenditure relatively low through its management technology and cutting-edge point-of-sale inventory management technology. As a result, Costco is able to pass these savings on to consumers in the form of low prices. This strategy is best described as
overall cost leadership