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A target market is the group of people or organizations to which the company directs its marketing program. In order to select these markets, the company must predict demand, that is, sales, in the market segments that seem promising. As we studied in Chapter 6, the results of this forecast are valuable information to decide whether it is worth a specific segment or alternative segments should be considered.
Marketing mix To analyze your opportunities, management should design a mix of marketing, which is the combination of numerous four aspects: a product, how it is distributed, how it is promoted and what is its price. These four elements, which we deal with in detail in chapters 8 to 19, are intended to please the target market E, equally important, to comply with the marketing objectives of the organization. 604.
Each element of the Marketing Mix contains numerous options. Moreover, decisions about one of the elements influence the others. Those who make marketing decisions should consider these options and relationships when they design a mix of marketing for a certain target market. The following is a convincing example of a marketing mix that meets customers. In search of providing “the best attention in the air”, Midwest Airlines offers several improvements, such as leather seats, extra legs space in the seats on many flights and cookies with freshly baked chocolate sparks on evening flights. Midwest applies the usual methods of the branch to promote and distribute your service and equate the rates per seat of its competitors, while providing the business class service. Even with a pleasant marketing mix for the client and winner of recognition, the Midwest Airlines Matrix House has struggled to be profitable at strong price competition and the growing cost of fuel.