Information and Knowledge
A Final customer buying from an intermediary of the product The Final customer is the one who makes the final decision on what product to buy and from which supplier to buy it. Most consumer products, and many industrial products, reach Final customers through Intermediaries.
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
1. Risks in relationship: The customer segment needs reassurance it can trust:
d. Company Capability: Company capability that crosses all products
1. Function Leader: The company can be counted on to lead the industry in Function innovation
d. Information and knowledge
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|3||6211||1997||To build sales, the retail operations head has abandoned past practice by aggressively advertising the more volatile Fidelity Select Funds which invest in companies in a single economic sector such as technology or banking.|
|4||7375||2000||Earthweb hosts web sites for IT professionals and vendors. Earthweb's sites are half content and half recruiting.|
|5||5734||1995||Micro Warehouse publishes special catalogs for the network and communications systems market.|