Final Customer Purchasing from an Intermediary of the Product

Use Steps: Use steps include all the Final customer's activities to find the appropriate product category at the Intermediary, to choose among the alternatives to the product and to take delivery of the product.

Resources: Reduce resources required for the use of the product

Energy: Reduce the energy the customer uses with the product

A. Effort: Reduce the physical constraints on the customer

Overcome physical limitations of the user

Enable remote usage

No. Year SIC Note
1 2005 4841 Time Warner recently began leasing "multiroom" DVRs, which enable customers to share TV shows stored on one DVR with set-tops in up to three other rooms.
2 2003 5000 RiverPark Inc. signed a distribution deal that brings OnStar Systems to RV makers. They sell other electronics such as voice control systems, microwave ovens, satellite receivers, home theatre systems with flat panel monitors and onboard cameras. The list prices range from $800 for tire monitoring systems to $4,785 for a Bose surround sound home theater.
3 2002 5411 The online grocery service will appeal to a minority of shoppers– "at most 10 percent. You will always have a small percentage of people who can't leave the house: physically disabled people, elderly people, moms of newborns."
4 2000 6211 PC and laptops are most common and easiest to use for online trading. But Schwab is already offering trading via pager.

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