Marketing has probably been with us ever since The Serpent tented eve to consume a certain apple but it is more scientific professional form marketing is more recent. It seems to have developed in proportion so the growth of industries in general from a simple to a more complex form of production and distribution of goods and service.
The initial stage of development was that of barter. The producer of a community supplied the consumer of it directly face to face was paid for it with another commodity which the consumer had produced in his turn.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of content
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of the problem
1.3 Aim and objective of the study
1.4 Significance of the study
1.5 Limitation and constraints of the study
1.6 Definition of related terms
2.0 Literature review
2.1 The ideal of marketing concept
2.2 The meaning of retailing
2.3 The rational for marketing concepts
2.4 The importance of marketing concepts in achieving organization goal.
2.5 Stages in marketing concepts
3.0 Research methodology
3.1 Research design/appraisal
3.2 Data collection method
3.3 Research population and sampling procedure
3.4 Data presentation/analysis techniques
3.5 Method of data analysis
4.0 Brief History of the case of study
4.1 Data presentation
4.2 Data analysis and hypothesis
5.0 Summary of findings
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The next major stage was that of professional production using an intermediary as distributor and employing the mechanism of money and not barter that is a retailer emerged paid and probably was dominant figure in the transaction.
Following the industrial revolution, a further stage of evolution, occurred with the development of mass production of goods and services. New factories commodities unable to produce for own requirements. Along with standard product of a standard quality with a standard name.
But this stage was probably production oriented or production domination. There came a time when mass production becomes type of product emerged in this situation, it was essential to get more distribution, more shop display better support them, the completion in this phase the company sales man become the figure, the period was sale predominated.
Is consumers incomes increased and consumer attitudes developed, great sovereignty choice emerged. Sheer availability in the store shear product display was not enough. The consumer had to be won over at a time when the consumer becomes the dominant force, the marketing concept truly emerged.
This is the phase we are in now that is to say marketing in conjunction with a variety of force from which it is inseparable.
1. The consumer
2. free availability of competitive products
3. Free choice
4. Consumer discrimination
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
The statement of the problem include; shortage of materials to produce the product, insufficient capital, inadequate manpower, problem of directing marketing effort to individual, consumer or user and used of marketing mix in the market and poor environment.
1.3 AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
The aim and objective of the study include:
1. The market concept should provide good material in order to provide useful for their customer.
2. The used of marketing mix would done accurately for the process of product in the market.
3. The market concept must provide sufficient capital to buy material that is well used for the product.
4. The market concept must directing marketing effort to the individual consumer.
1.4 SIGNIFICANT OF THE STUDY
It imperative of this stage to appreciate fully the significant of study marketing concept policy in an organization to both the manufacturing and the selling function in any company.
Therefore, it’s an important result of the use of marketing concept that corporation in organization effort is well coordinated every employer is working towards a common goal.
This individual and department each have their individual goals which are likely to produce hostilities, frictions and general ineffective organization performance. The marketing personnel have the responsibility of seeing that all employees are acting in accordance with the marketing concept.
One way of doing this is by communicating to manager of the importance concept and placing with marketing background at head of organization is helpful and this regard.
In addition, marketing personnel can act as a customer spokesman within the institution. If other personnel take actions that are not in accordance with the marketing personnel can attempt to override the action or persuade the action that they are wrong.
1.5 LIMITATION AND CONSTRAINTS OF THE STUDY
The study look only at those factors that are considered before marketing concept are used or determine in the retail marketing activities. Therefore, the researcher will not cover manufactures or producers should.
To do this a different researcher is require it should also be noted that marketing concept in the traditional retail marketing is quite different from marketing concept setting in the supermarket and should not be compared. The research will not cover anything about the purchasing about the purchasing power and consumer behaviours.
This research will be faced a number of problems first in importance are time and resources constraint which influence scope and size of this project.
Language is the second serious constraints of te study because of composition of the people that are fund in the market Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo and other minus to interpret the questionnaire is another barriers.
Since this project in finding out something dealing with money local people may not understand and can take one for tax collectors or price control agent, this refuse to guide the appropriated information needed.
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