Product Design - Product Evolution

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FatimaZehra
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255624
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Product Design - Product Evolution
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2014-01-08 18:58:18
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Product Design
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Product Design
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  1. Why products change over time
    • New materials
    • New manufacturing methods
    • Technologies
    • Social change
    • Fashion/ trends
    • Legislation
  2. Technology Push
    • Advances in science push products
    • New materials - better & more suitable
    • Improvements in manufacturing - cheaper & more efficient
  3. Market Pull
    • Demand from consumers for new & improved products so products produced in response
    • Competing product launched
    • Manufactures increase share
  4. Planned Obsolecence
    • Obsolete means no longer used/ out of date.
    • Produce a product that will become obsolete in a defined time frame
    • Benefit as consumers will have to purchase again and again

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