Segmenting the industrial market by Thomas V. Bonoma

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .

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  • Industrial marketing.,
  • Market segmentation.

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StatementThomas V. Bonoma, Benson P. Shapiro.
ContributionsShapiro, Benson P.
LC ClassificationsHF5415 .B525 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 126 p. ;
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL3507835M
ISBN 100669065781
LC Control Number82049325

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The digit and digit formats both by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction --Defining Segmentation --Growing Need for Industrial Market Segmentation --Previous Work in Industrial market Segmentation --Purpose and Nature of This Book A Nested Approach to Industrial market Segmentation --Demographics --Operating Variables --Purchasing.

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A good example of how demographics can be used in industrial market segmentation is provided by Powers and Sterling. An approach to segmenting industrial markets.

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Use the following market segmentation process to learn about your audience and find new marketing and product opportunities. Analyze your existing customers. An industrial marketing firm must be able to distinguish between the industries it sells to and the different market segments that exist in each of those industries.

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Demographic Factors: Demographic factors to be considered are-(a) The type of industries to which goods are to be sold. (b) The geographical location, area to be covered. (c) Size of the Company — large, medium and small, based on sales volumes, market share, etc.

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Geographic Segmentation. Geographic segmentation means segmenting markets by region of the country, city or county size, market density, or climate. Market density is the number of people or businesses within a certain area. Many companies segment their markets geographically to meet regional preferences and buying habits.

At its core, market segmentation is the practice of dividing your target market into approachable groups. Market segmentation creates subsets of a market based on demographics, needs, priorities, common interests, and other psychographic or behavioral criteria used to better understand the target audience.

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The difficulty of segmenting industrial markets has dissuaded companies from trying, despite the benefits they lose in terms of market analysis and selection. The problem is. The segments of the industrial market are many, but traditionally they are grouped in four: 1- Agricultural market It is the most indispensable of all, since it is the one that gives sustenance to millions of people and on which there is more pressure, since before the increasing demand of foods it is necessary to increase the production.

Segmentation definition, division into segments. See more. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.The next type of market segmentation is demographic segmentation which segments the market by age, family size, race, religion, gender, ethnicity, income, or education.

Segmenting the market demographically helps categorize the needs of the company’s consumers. Two main advantages to segment the market in this way are: the information needed.

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