Section: MRK 428 MT
Professor: Steven Litt
Jong Woo Ellie (Ted)
Kyunghoon Kim (Kimmy)
Yun Being sung Bang (Andrew)
I. Situation Analysis
A. The Internal Environment
a) Review of marketing objectives
Identify the firm's current marketing goals and objectives. * To draw younger and non-loyal clients by launching Mountain Gentleman Light 2. To maintain the core customer's brand commitment without diluting the brand fairness of Beer while introduce Mountain Guy Light 5. To defeat the experience of 2% declining income through surpassing competitors
Explain how these kinds of goals and objectives will be being obtained. * These kinds of goals and objectives will be achieved by understanding recent developments in what youthful drinkers opt to drink, just like light ale. The main reason is usually that the young population has increased, and they are generally currently the primary customers inside the beer sector compared to the elderly that is more than 45 years of age. However , middle section age groups remain loyal customers of Hill Man Lager and help lead to its earnings. It is an essential aspect for MMBC to hold devoted customers because it will prevent weak revenue and brand equity. Furthermore, to draw not only youthful drinkers nevertheless also the core customers MMBC would benefit from introducing a more low price when starting the new light beer item. This will increase the sales of sunshine beer and also balance age group among younger and older consumers.
Explain how these goals and objectives are consistent or inconsistent with the business's mission, recent trends inside the external environment, and recent tendencies in the buyer environment. * Their goals and objectives are according to recent developments in the exterior environment and the customer environment. MMBC should have a strong online strategy and want to: catch current customers' sight in addition to meeting the customer's wants, increasing total revenue, maintaining the company's current brand fairness, and changing the product style towards this demands while keeping the key brand. b) Review of current marketing strategy and performance
Describe the firm's current marketing strategy with respect to products, costs, distribution, and promotion. Which in turn elements of the strategy are working well? Which elements aren't? * Products: Mountain Guy Lager provides dark color and is well-flavoured as a bitter-tasting beer simply using a meticulous collection of rare, Bavarian hops and unusual strains of hardly, which produces good quality as well as the unique preference, and packaging in a brownish bottle using its original designed logo of any crew of coal miners on the front side bottle. 5. Price: Hill Man Lager has people paid $2. twenty-five for a 12-ounce serving draft beer within a bar and $4. 99 for a six-pack, which is similarly, offers using its competitors including Miller and Budweiser; yet , below specialty brands including Sam Adams. * Place (distribution): MMBC has given away its lager beer in Illinois, Indianapolis, Michigan, Ohio and Western Virginia region. West Virginia is the best market share for 50 years and MMBC shares it is beer with an old school and regional brewery and off-premise locations in lots of different states. * Promotion: MMBC would not spend very much money about advertising when compared with other competition. However , MMBC heavily supported word of mouth that folks spread out the message of beer top quality to others. On the other hands, various other competitors spent much funds and applied lifestyle advertising to pull attention by not only elderly drinkers but also young drinkers. * MMBC`s earnings has started to decline 2% since june 2006 due to the aged marketing mixture until now although time and market circumstance have been changed. Furthermore, MMBC had not been able to spend as much amount of cash on marketing as competition did. For this reason , MMBC are not able to hold its marketing mix and needs to implement fresh marketing...
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