Final Customer Purchasing from an Intermediary of the Product

Dispose Steps: Dispose steps include all activities required to eliminate the product from the customer's premises. These steps include the costs for removal and final disposition of the product.

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

A. Needs for comfort and status.

1. Status through the recognition of customer's individual requirements for product


No. SIC Year Note
1 5719 2001 Bed Bath & Beyond's 375 stores stock around 30,000 products, with each store manager assessing local product needs and then ordering from a central office. This tactic allows managers to better tailor to their customers' needs as well as balance inventory. The company also stays clear of operating distribution centers, allowing the company better location options.

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