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MARKETING MIX RESEARCH
• Christiana Akyaa Bandoh
• Jeremiah Badu Shayor
• Richard Mawuli Torkonoo
• Edward Yaw Udzu
• Abdulai Adamu
Presented to ...
• The marketing mix is one of the most famous
marketing terms. *The Marketing Mix is the
set of tactical marketing tools -...
• Product - Products are offerings that a
marketer offers to the target audience to
satisfy their needs and wants
• Price ...
4P’s of Marketing
• Place - Place or distribution refers to making
the product available for customers
at convenient and a...
History & Background of Unilever
• Unilever Ghana
came into being on
July 14, 1992
• Top brands in Ghana
include; Lipton,
...
• There was an extensive market test
conducted by the producer before
manufacturing and offering the product
in the market...
• The color of the toothpaste depends upon the
flavor. The color also is decided with a motive
to evoke the mood and desir...
• The Product line of Close Up in Ghana is:
Red Hot
Cool Breeze
Eucalyptus Mint
Product Research
MSc. Marketing, Social...
The first-move advantage in the gel market
has helped Close Up secure an edge over the
other brands. A large part of its s...
• The Packaging of Close Up is designed to
exhibit liveliness and freshness.
• The pack of the product has a metallic effe...
• The packaging was designed in par with the
competitors in the market. The color of the
pack of Close Up was decided as p...
Product Packaging
MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational
Research, CUC
• The price of the product is the same for the
rural and the urban market, however the
products are offered in a smaller p...
• Close Up has its presence in both Urban as
well as rural markets.
• Unilever has key distributors all over Ghana
• The C...
Distributors
Wholesalers
Rural Retailers Urban Retailers
CONSUMER
Distribution Channel
MSc. Marketing, Social and Organiza...
• Promotion for Close Up is done through various
modes of media. There is advertisement on the
TV. There are also promotio...
Social
Media
Promotion
MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational
Research, CUC
TV Commercials
MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational
Research, CUC
Sarkodie
MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational
Research, CUC
• Currently Close Up’s main target market is the
youth between the ages 18 – 25 years.
However, we feel that Close Up shou...
• The positioning of Close Up was clear in
the minds of consumers as a product
promoting “Freshness”
• When asked, what co...
• Close Up should go in for Product
Diversification and come out with a new
product that caters to Cavity Prevention and
S...
THANK
YOU!
MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational
Research, CUC
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Marketing Mix Research on Unilever Close Up tooth paste

  1. 1. MARKETING MIX RESEARCH
  2. 2. • Christiana Akyaa Bandoh • Jeremiah Badu Shayor • Richard Mawuli Torkonoo • Edward Yaw Udzu • Abdulai Adamu Presented to you by: MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  3. 3. • The marketing mix is one of the most famous marketing terms. *The Marketing Mix is the set of tactical marketing tools - Product, Price, Promotion, and Place - that the firm blends to produce the response it wants in the target market. The services marketing mix is also called the 7Ps and includes the addition of process, people and physical evidence. Marketing Mix MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC *Principles of Marketing, 14e, Kotler and Armstrong, 2012
  4. 4. • Product - Products are offerings that a marketer offers to the target audience to satisfy their needs and wants • Price - Price is the amount that is charged by the marketer of his offerings or the amount that is paid by the consumer for the use or consumption of the product 4P’s of Marketing MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  5. 5. 4P’s of Marketing • Place - Place or distribution refers to making the product available for customers at convenient and accessible places • Promotion - Promotion represents the different methods of communication that are used by marketer to inform target audience about the product. MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  6. 6. History & Background of Unilever • Unilever Ghana came into being on July 14, 1992 • Top brands in Ghana include; Lipton, CloseUp, LUX, OMO, Sunlight and Blue Band MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  7. 7. • There was an extensive market test conducted by the producer before manufacturing and offering the product in the market • The tests that were conducted were on the basis of the concept, product testing, communication route, and the final advertisement. Product Research MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  8. 8. • The color of the toothpaste depends upon the flavor. The color also is decided with a motive to evoke the mood and desire to affect the purchase decision of the potential customer • Various colors of the same flavor were tested in the market and the best color for that flavor was selected. Product Research MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  9. 9. • The Product line of Close Up in Ghana is: Red Hot Cool Breeze Eucalyptus Mint Product Research MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  10. 10. The first-move advantage in the gel market has helped Close Up secure an edge over the other brands. A large part of its success can be attributed to two factors - youth- centric product positioning and an innovative product pipeline. Product Innovation MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  11. 11. • The Packaging of Close Up is designed to exhibit liveliness and freshness. • The pack of the product has a metallic effect to make it more lively and attractive. • It also has a couple being featured on its pack to help the target audience identify with the concept of the product. • Close Up was the first brand who featured a couple on its cover. Product Packaging MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  12. 12. • The packaging was designed in par with the competitors in the market. The color of the pack of Close Up was decided as per the color of the toothpaste. The package of the product also comprised with the details as per the norms laid down for consumer product. The packs offered in rural area are relative of smaller, with a motive to enable the daily wage worker to purchase the product Product Packaging MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  13. 13. Product Packaging MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  14. 14. • The price of the product is the same for the rural and the urban market, however the products are offered in a smaller pack in rural areas to enable them to purchase the same. • Decision to fix the price is taken into consideration after evaluating the competitors pricing strategy. Price Research MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  15. 15. • Close Up has its presence in both Urban as well as rural markets. • Unilever has key distributors all over Ghana • The Close Up brand can be found in supermarkets, corner shops, personal selling • Close Up is easily available at every retail store and supermarket Place Research MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  16. 16. Distributors Wholesalers Rural Retailers Urban Retailers CONSUMER Distribution Channel MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  17. 17. • Promotion for Close Up is done through various modes of media. There is advertisement on the TV. There are also promotional activities on radio, and outdoor media like banners and billboards. Social media promotion is also used. • Close Up has sponsored a dance competition called the Salsa Fiesta • Brand Ambassadors are used to promote the Close Up brand Promotion Research MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  18. 18. Social Media Promotion MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  19. 19. TV Commercials MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  20. 20. Sarkodie MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  21. 21. • Currently Close Up’s main target market is the youth between the ages 18 – 25 years. However, we feel that Close Up should extend its target audience beyond this age group to a maximum of 35 years as these people feel young at heart and associate themselves with the brand Recommendations and Conclusions MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  22. 22. • The positioning of Close Up was clear in the minds of consumers as a product promoting “Freshness” • When asked, what comes to your mind when you hear “Close Up”, people gave us a variety of answers like: Freshness Red gel paste Smile and White Teeth Recommendations and Conclusions MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  23. 23. • Close Up should go in for Product Diversification and come out with a new product that caters to Cavity Prevention and Sensitivity • The strength of the product is its USP of catering to the customers who desire a fresh breath along with white teeth Recommendations and Conclusions MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC
  24. 24. THANK YOU! MSc. Marketing, Social and Organizational Research, CUC

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