18 marketing_research_introduction

18 marketing_research_introduction - f Assess the results...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
tutor2u GCSE Business Studies Market research - introduction Marketing research means finding out about the product and its market place. It is an important part of identifying and anticipating customers needs. Once the product has been bought, marketing research can be used to see if the customer was satisfied. A business might carry out marketing research to: f Find data and information that help a business understand what customers want now or in the future. f Find out whether current products are satisfying customers. f Test new products by asking potential customers to try out the product.
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: f Assess the results of its promotional strategy – e.g. test the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. f Understand the activities and strategies of competitors. The two main kinds of marketing research are f Primary research f Secondary research Key Links for GCSE Business Studies http://www.tutor2u.net/ Discussion Board for GCSE Business Studies Other GCSE Business Studies Revision Notes and Resources from tutor2u Tutor2u GCSE Business Online Store...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course MARKETING Marketing taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..

Ask a homework question - tutors are online