This activity is based on a chain of fitness centers. They want to increase their ongoing level of promotional activity, but are unsure how best to promote themselves in the marketplace.
In this activity, students are presented with a list of trade promotion tools and choose the ones most appropriate for two different firms, with differing promotional objectives.
Students assume responsibility for the promotion of McDonald’s ‘healthy menu’ campaign (designed to help reposition the brand), and they need to select the most appropriate promotional objectives.
For this activity, students plan for a TV manufacturer – they are launching a new TV product – they need to work out the launch plan details.
The student task in this activity is to generate some potential new product ideas/concepts that would logically fit with McDonald’s overall strategy.
This student task is to evaluate a bank’s strengths, assess its dynamic environment, and then select the most suitable strategy direction for them to continue to expand.
In this mini-case study, students need to select the best growth strategies, for a producer of cheeses, from a choice of seven options.
The student task in this activity is to classify the examples provided into one of the four categories on the product/market growth matrix (also sometimes referred to as Ansoff’s model).
In this activity, students develop an appropriate retail design and connected marketing mix for a potential new restaurant. Multiple thought-starters are provided for students.
In this exercise, students select the most appropriate marketing strategy and then develop a suitable marketing mix, based upon a
proposed new chain of Italian and pizza restaurants.