Final Customer Purchasing from an Intermediary of the Product
Maintain Steps: Maintain steps include all activities required to keep the product in working order. These steps include the costs the customer incurs to diagnose and correct product problems.
Emotional: Segment customers according to the personal emotional needs of the segment.
A. Needs for comfort and status
1. Status in the community.
Need for affiliation: Find segments of customers who wish to identify with a particular group in the society.
|1||5900||2005||The Taobao consumer auction site has 41% of auction sales in China compared with eBay's 53%. To take on the decidedly American presence of eBay, Taobao plays up its local staff and all-China focus.|
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