What are the five words beginning with P in the marketing mix?
p _ _ _ _ _ _ (the item made for sale)
p _ _ _ _ (how much it will cost)
p _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (what does the container look like)
p _ _ _ _ (where it will be sold)
p _ _ __ _ _ _ _ (what publicity it will get)
r o d u c t r i c e a c k a g i n g l a c e r o m t i o n Check your answers
This diagram shows the marketing process from start to finish. Insert the six missing words in their correct positions.
research development strategy costing distribution consumer Check your answers Market ______________ Product ____________________ Marketing ____________________ Channels of ____________________ ____________________________ Production Promotion Selling Consumer
Packaging is an important part of marketing. Read this article and match each sentence on the right with the same idea in the text. The answer to number one has been underlined.
Besides protecting the product and making it easy to handle, manufacturers and retailer attach great importance to packaging as a means to lure shoppers . For example, Griffins steak pie was recently re-designed – same contents and box, just different graphics – and, with subsequent marketing and promotion, sales reportedly went up 200 per cent.
For different types of product, different types of design may be more appropriate: toiletries are not quickly thrown away so their design may be more stylish then, say, baked beans which are kept in a cupboard. Packaging does have one basic design principle, though: it should stand out on the shop shelves. Designed with flair, it can promote the quality of a product.
1. Packaging can attract consumers and encourage them to buy.
2. Products that are used for a long time are worth smarter packaging than goods that are stored out of sight.
3. Packaging can prevent damage to the goods inside.
4. The best packaging not only says what is in side, but also suggests how good the product is.
5. The fundamental rule about packaging is that it should be seen clearly in the shop.
Now find the words that correspond to these definitions (They are in the same order in the text).
7. what is inside something
8. drawings and pictures
Click on each number to find the correct answer.
Labels can give the consumer quite a lot of information about a product. Which of the following are on this cheese packet label?
the type of product
the name of the retailer
the price the shopper pays
the bar code
instructions on how to store it
instructions on how long to keep it
a price given for the purposes of comparison with similar products
Click on each item on the right to see if you are correct.
For your next class, present the following information to the class.
Find a selection of labels and explain the information on each one. Approximately 5 labels.
Choose two examples of what you consider to be good packaging and explain why you think they are good examples of packaging.