CASE The Personal Computer Industry in 1998 Introduction The Macroenvironment The Demographic Environment The Political Environment The Social/Cultural Environment Technological Developments The Global Environment Assessing the Impact of the General Environment The Competitive Environment The Five Forces Model of Industry Attractiveness Threat of New Entrants Bargaining Power of Buyers Bargaining Power of Suppliers The Nature of Rivalry in the Industry Threat of Substitutes Strategic Groups and the Industry Environment Defining the Strategic Group Strategic Groups in the Personal Computer ...
The pressure for B2B marketers is on. Modern B2B buyers have an increasing tendency and capacity to
research purchasing decisions online long before they engage with Sales. They are empowered with
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requires organizations to revolutionize their marketing approach, and
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Today’s Internet-savvy buyers are hungry for content. And not just any content … valuable, relevant content that offers solutions to their problems and helps them lead successful, productive, enjoyable jobs and lives. However, they are also inundated by thousands of marketing messages every day, most of which they ignore. To get through, you need to communicate differently—you need to do more than just sell products and services. You need to provide information.
To avoid headaches and tap into a wider pool of prospective tenants, many landlords consider
the lease-purchase of their home. This option attracts many potential buyers who could handle
the monthly mortgage payments but can’t afford the required down payment. Here’s how it
You lease your house to the tenant for a specific monthly rent. In addition, the tenant pays you
for the right to purchase the home within the option period, usually six months to two years later.
This payment is called the option consideration.
Retailing has undergone dynamic change in a few decades. Regional and national chainstore
organizations have grown rapidly. In our automobile age, retail stores have become fewer and
larger. They also have enlarged their services to buyers. Retailers, wholesalers, processors,
farmer cooperatives and farm organizations and trade associations are engaged in merchandising
Another key element in this regard is the creation of attractive investment packages for
potential buyers, possibly with government financial support. If the government does not
have sufficient access to specialized knowledge for the effective restructuring and
management of assets, taxpayers may be forced to cover disproportionately high losses,
despite a purchase price that accurately reflects the underlying value of the illiquid assets.
One of the outcomes quoted companies aim for
from their investor relations activities is to attract
liquidity – frequency of trading in their shares.
Profiling and explaining the company to the
investment community on a continual basis can
assist in creating greater awareness of a company
Depending on the availability of shares, this can
then assist a company in attracting pools of buyers
and sellers and the potential for higher frequency
in the trading of its shares.