Card Set Information
Scanning the Marketing Enviornment
the process of continually acquiring information on events occurring outside the organization to identify and interpret potential trends.
Are the demographic characteristics of the population and its values
Describe a population according to selected characteristics such as age, gender, ethnicity, income, and occupation
Are the generation of children born between 1946 and 1964.
Includes the 15 percent of the population born between 1965 and 1976. also called baby lust
Includes the 72 million Americans born between 1977 and 1994. Also called echo-boom or baby boomlet.
Consists of combinations of the marketing mix that reflect the unique attitudes, ancestry, communication preferences, and lifestyles of different races.
Consists of the set of values, ideas, and attitudes that are learned and shared among the members of a group
Pertains to the income, expenditures, and resources that affect the cost of running a business and household.
Consists of the inventions or innovations from applied science or engineering research
Consists of information - and communication - based electronic exchange environment mostly occupied by sophisticated computer and telecommunication technologies and digitized offerings.
Consists of the alternative firms that could provide a product to satisfy a specific market's needs
Consists of the restrictions state and federal laws place on business with regard to the conduct of its activities
is a grassroots movement started in the 1960s to increase the influence, power, and rights of consumers is dealing with institutions.
is an alternative to government control where an industry attempts to police itself