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that: A. she could take th market segment growth. B. simple product redesign could reinvigorate the product. C. changes in consumers' preferences were opening up n D. taking the product to international markets would stimul E. All of these. All of these are possible actions that can generate growth in mature markets. AACSB: Analytic Blooms: Apply Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 11-05 Describe the various product life cycles. Topic: The Product Life Cycle 113. (p. 245-246) Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of products in the maturity stage of the product life
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cycle? The late majority, not laggards, should be the focus of marketing efforts in the maturity stage. AACSB: Analytic Blooms: Apply Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 11-05 Describe the various product life cycles. Topic: The Product Life Cycle 114. (p. 245-246) During the __________ stage of the product life cycle, sales peak and profits begin to decline as competition becomes intense. A. introdu ction B. leveling C. maturity D. growth E. decline Intense competition can lead to a decline in profits in the maturity stage. AACSB: Analytic Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Objective: 11-05 Describe the various product life cycles. Topic: The Product Life Cycle 115. (p. 245-246) By the time BMW and Mercedes Benz entered the mini-SUV market, there were many competitors, sales had peaked, and profits were declining. These firms entered the market during the __________ stage of the product life cycle. A. introdu ction B. leveling
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C. maturity D. growth E. decline BMW and Mercedes delayed entry into the mini- SUV market, with the result that they did not enter until this market was already mature. AACSB: Analytic Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Objective: 11-05 Describe the various product life cycles. Topic: The Product Life Cycle 116. (p. 246-247) During the __________ stage of the product life cycle, firms either position themselves for a niche market of loyal consumers or they exit the market. A. introdu ction B. leveling C. maturity D. growth E. decline The decline stage is marked by niche marketing and by firms exiting the market. AACSB: Analytic Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Objective: 11-05 Describe the various product life cycles. Topic: The Product Life Cycle 117. (p. 247) The shape of the product life cycle curve isn't always a smooth bell shape. The curve of a
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