Brainstorming Ideas: A Final Customer Purchasing from the Producer of the Product

A Final customer buying from a product producer. The Final customer is the one who makes the final decision on what product to buy and from which supplier to buy it. Some Final customers purchase directly from the producer of a product.

Acquire Steps: Acquire steps include all activities the customer completes preceding the use or the consumption of the product. These steps include the customer's efforts needed for evaluation and acquisition of the product.

2. Emotional: Segment customers according to the personal emotional needs of the segment

  1. Needs for comfort and status

  2. Needs to avoid sources of anxiety

    1. RISKS IN RELATIONSHIP: The customer segment needs reassurance it can trust

      1. A piece of equipment or product – a specific product apart from the company or process

        1. Segment's recognition of third party endorsements – Segment is responsive to endorsers:

          1. Without economic interest Examples>>

          2. With an economic interest Examples>>

        2. Segment that will experiment with product Examples>>

      2. A process or procedure: A specific process apart from the company or product Examples>>

      3. Company Capability: Company capability that crosses all products

        1. Function Leader: The company can be counted on to lead the industry in Function innovation

          1. Size, speed and power Examples>>

          2. Style Examples>>

          3. Choice of products Examples>>

          4. Information and knowledge Examples>>

        2. Reliability Leader: The company can be counted on to lead the industry in major aspects of Reliability – Segment interested in being assured that:

          1. Product will work Examples>>

          2. Product will be fixed promptly Examples>>

          3. Product will be available and delivered as promised Examples>>

          4. Company will maintain consistent presence in market Examples>>

          5. Company will respond promptly Examples>>

        3. Convenience Leader: The company can be counted on to be the industry leader in Convenience innovations – Segment interested in company with leading:

          1. Awareness – Segment recognizes company or product Examples>>

          2. Differentiation – Segment understands relative benefits of product Examples>>

          3. Location of product for segment Examples>>

          4. Installation capabilities Examples>>

        4. Price Leader: The company can be counted on to lead the industry in price related innovation Examples>>

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