Savings from the Creation of Economies o fScale for Customer Segments Who Incur Costs at Levels Above Those of Currently Available Through Economies of Scale
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.
Use Steps: Use steps include all the Final customer's activities to find the appropriate product category at the Intermediary, to choose among the alternatives to the product and to take delivery of the product.
B. Needs to avoid sources of anxiety
3. Economic limitations: Segment customers according to the limitations set by their economic interests and concerns
d. Savings of potential product vs. current solution
3. Savings from the creation of economies of scale for customer segments who incur costs at levels above those of currently available through economies of scale.
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