Final Customer Purchasing from an Intermediary of the Product
Acquire Steps: Acquire steps include all activities the customer completes preceding the purchase of the product. These steps include the customer's efforts needed to identify and evaluate Intermediaries and travel to the Intermediary location.
B. Needs to avoid sources of anxiety
3. Economic limitations: Segment customers according to the limitations set by their economic interests and concerns
Savings of potential product vs. current solution
Level of savings over the current product cost system
High- Product saves more than 25% of current solution cost, including user time
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