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Ch 3: Market Segmentation

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Prepare for a test or complete an assignment that covers market segmentation by utilizing this chapter's fun lessons and mini quizzes. Access these and other resources anytime and from any location to study this subject when your schedule permits.

Market Segmentation - Chapter Summary

Ensure you get the gist of market segmentation concepts by taking advantage of the many resources available in this short chapter. Lessons provide a comprehensive overview of topics that include psychographic segmentation, benefit segmentation, geographic segmentation and PRIZM. Access these lessons along with self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam from any computer or mobile device. Use the Ask Our Experts feature in the Dashboard to expand your market segmentation knowledge. After completing this chapter, you will be ready to do the following:

  • List four types of retail segments, and discuss how retailers reach their target markets
  • Explain the reasons market segments are important to marketers
  • Identify and describe five ways markets can be segmented
  • Define psychographic, demographic, geographic and benefit segmentation in marketing
  • Describe the step-by-step process of segmenting business markets
  • Share the meaning of PRIZM, and discuss how this program is used for market segmentation
  • Discuss the uses of cluster analysis market segmentation

10 Lessons in Chapter 3: Market Segmentation
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Retail Segments, Target Markets and Marketing Strategies

1. Retail Segments, Target Markets and Marketing Strategies

In this lesson, you will learn how to identify four different retail segments and gain an understanding of how producers of goods and services use different types of retailers to reach the different target markets that buy their products.

Market Segmentation: Why Market Segments Are Important to Marketers

2. Market Segmentation: Why Market Segments Are Important to Marketers

Marketing managers must understand the importance of segmenting a market and the specific criteria for successful segmentation. Before the 1960's, most companies tried to market products to the masses with declining success. It is important to identify key target markets!

Market Segmentation: Geographic, Demographic, Psychographic & More

3. Market Segmentation: Geographic, Demographic, Psychographic & More

Marketers must be effective at creating niche segments to promote and sell their products or services. There are five specific ways that markets can be segmented in order to create a successful sales opportunity.

Psychographic Segmentation in Marketing: Definition & Examples

4. Psychographic Segmentation in Marketing: Definition & Examples

Purchases often relate to lifestyles and interests. In this lesson, you'll learn about psychographic segmentation in marketing and be provided some examples. You'll also have a chance to take a brief quiz after the lesson.

What Is Demographic Segmentation in Marketing? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

5. What Is Demographic Segmentation in Marketing? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

There are ways to target a specific market for your product or service. Demographic segmentation is one of the ways to target a specific group of consumers. Read on to learn more about demographic segmentation and its advantages and disadvantages.

What Is Geographic Segmentation in Marketing? - Definition, Advantages & Examples

6. What Is Geographic Segmentation in Marketing? - Definition, Advantages & Examples

During your travels across the country, you may have noticed that store shelves are not stocked exactly the same. In this lesson, you'll learn about geographic segmentation and its advantages. A short quiz will follow.

Benefit Segmentation in Marketing: Examples & Overview

7. Benefit Segmentation in Marketing: Examples & Overview

Consumers often make purchases based on the value or advantage that they believe a product will provide. In this lesson, you'll learn about benefit segmentation and look at some examples. A short quiz follows the lesson.

How to Segment Business Markets Step-by-Step

8. How to Segment Business Markets Step-by-Step

Discover the four segments of business marketing in this lesson. You will also learn the distinguishing characteristics of each segment so you may easily identify each of them.

Using PRIZM for Market Segmentation: Definition & Advantages

9. Using PRIZM for Market Segmentation: Definition & Advantages

The PRIZM program used for market segmentation can be a valuable tool for business owners and marketers. In this lesson, you'll learn more about PRIZM and some of its benefits.

Cluster Analysis Market Segmentation: Definition & Examples

10. Cluster Analysis Market Segmentation: Definition & Examples

Companies often want to see how well they are doing with their products and their customers, and sometimes they even want to look at the segmentation of the markets in which they participate. In this lesson, we'll learn how a company can do both.

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