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C HAPTER 7. Product, Services, and Branding Strategy. Product Brand name: FIJI Natural Artesian Water. Product source: comes from an underground location in Fiji islands. Key benefits: ultra-clean taste, no impurities or pollutants. Brand image: “The Taste of Paradise.”. Promotion

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Product, Services, and Branding Strategy

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Brand name: FIJI Natural Artesian Water.

Product source: comes from an underground location in Fiji islands.

Key benefits: ultra-clean taste, no impurities or pollutants.

Brand image: “The Taste of Paradise.”


It’s a brand experience!

Name, packaging, label, celebrity endorsers and places through which it is sold contributes to “Taste of Paradise” imagery.

Ads evoke exotic origins: tropical forest, volcanoes.

High price charged supports premium appeal.

FIJI WATER – “The Taste of Paradise”

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The Product-Service Continuum




Pure Tangible Good

Pure Service

Offer another example of a pure service.

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What Is a Product?

  • Anything that can be offered to a market for attention, acquisition, use, or consumption and that might satisfy a want or need.

    • Includes: physical objects, services, events, persons, places, organizations, ideas, or some combination thereof.

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What Is a Service?

  • A form of product that consists of activities, benefits, or satisfactions offered for sale that are essentially intangible and do not result in the ownership of anything.

    • Examples: banking, hotel, airline, retail, tax preparation, home repairs.

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Consumer Experiences

  • Creating / managing customer experiences differentiates offers from each other.

    • All Bass Pro Shop stores offer hunting and fishing skill clinics. The home store in Springfield, Missouri, has an art gallery, archery and pistol range, wildlife museum, and arcade.

Knot Tying Clinic

Art GalleryEntrance

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Figure 7-1Three Levels of Product

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Consumer Products

  • Products and services bought by final consumers for personal consumption.

    • Also includes other marketable entities.

  • Classified by how consumers buy them:

    • Convenience goods

    • Shopping goods

    • Specialty goods

    • Unsought goods

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Convenience Goods

Bought frequently and immediately

Low priced

Mass advertising

Many purchase locations

Examples: candy, soda, newspapers

Shopping Goods

Bought less frequently

Higher price

Fewer purchase locations

Comparison shop

Examples: cars, furniture, appliances

Convenience & Shopping Products

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Specialty Products

Special purchase efforts

High price

Unique characteristics

Brand identification

Few purchase locations

Example: Rolex watches, Ferrari cars

Unsought Products

New innovations

Are often products consumers do not want to think about

Require a lot of advertising and personal selling

Examples: blood donation, cemetery plots, insurance

Specialty & Unsought Products

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Let’s Talk!

Why might a tropical fish be classified by different consumers as a convenience good, a shopping good, OR a specialty good? Explain.

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Industrial Products

  • Those purchased for further processing or for use in conducting business.

    • Includes materials and parts, capital items, supplies, and services.

      • Distinction between consumer and industrial products is based on the purpose for which an item is bought.

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Other Market Offerings

  • Organizations: Profit (businesses) and nonprofit (schools and churches).

    • Includes corporate image advertising.

  • Persons: Politicians, entertainers, sports figures, doctors, and lawyers.

  • Places: Create, maintain, or change attitudes or behavior toward particular places (e.g., tourism).

  • Ideas (social marketing): Public health campaigns, environmental campaigns, family planning, or human rights.

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Marketing in Action

Place and Person Marketing

A montage of place and person marketing images.

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Figure 7-2Individual Product Decisions

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Product & Service Attributes

  • Product quality

    • Performance quality

    • Conformance quality

  • Features

    • Value to consumer

    • Cost to company

  • Style and design

    • Influences experience

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  • A brand is a name, term, sign, symbol, or design, or a combination of these, that identifies the maker or seller of a product or service.

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  • Creating, maintaining, protecting, and enhancing products and services.

  • A brand is a name, term, sign, symbol, or design, or a combination of these, that identifies the maker or seller of a product or service.

  • Article

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  • Advantages to buyers:

    • Product identification

    • Product quality

  • Advantages to sellers:

    • Basis for product’s quality

    • Provides legal protection

    • Helps to segment markets

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  • Designing and producing the container or wrapper for a product.

  • Developing a good package:

    • Market the brand

    • Protect the elements

    • Ensure product safety

    • Address environmental concerns

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Marketing in Action

Innovative Packaging

Dutch Boy’s packaging innovation offers paint in plastic containers with twist-off tops. The paint container is easy to carry, doesn’t need a screwdriver to pry open, doesn’t dribble when poured, and doesn’t take a hammer to bang the lid shut.

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  • Printed information appearing on or with the package.

  • Performs several functions:

    • Identifies product or brand.

    • Describes several things about the product.

    • Promotes the product through attractive graphics.

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Marketing in Action


As Americans become increasingly concerned about cholesterol, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has responded by requiring food manufacturers to list trans fat (i.e., trans fatty acids) on the Nutrition Facts portion of product labels, effective 1/1/06.

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Product Support Services

  • Assess the value of current services and obtain ideas for new services.

  • Assess the cost of providing the services.

  • Put together a package of services that delights the customers and yields profits for the company.

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Product Line Decisions

  • Product line length:

    • The number of items in a product line.

  • Adjust line length by:

    • Stretching

      • Downward

      • Upward

      • Both directions

    • Filling


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Marketing in Action

Product Line Stretching

Marriott offers a full line of hotel brands, each aimed at a different market.

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Choose a partner in class and discuss your favorite products.

How could the existing product line be stretched or filled? Explain.

Let’s Talk!

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Product Mix Decisions products.

  • Product mix:

    • all of the product lines and items that a particular seller offers for sale.

  • Product mix dimensions include:

    • Length:the number of items in a line.

    • Width: the number of different product lines the company carries.

    • Depth: the number of versions offered of each product in the line.

    • Consistency: how closely related various lines are.

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Brand Equity products.

  • The positive differential effect that knowing the brand name has on customer response to the product or service.

  • Provides:

    • Greater brand awareness and loyalty

    • Basis for strong, profitable customer relationships

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Figure 7-3 products.Major Brand Strategy Decisions

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Brand Positioning products.

  • Can position brands at any of three levels:

    • Product attributes

      • Least desirable; easily copied.

    • Product benefits

    • Beliefs and values

      • Hits consumers on a deeper level, touching universal emotions.

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Brand Name Selection products.

  • Desirable qualities for a brand name include:

    • It should suggest product’s benefits and qualities.

    • It should be easy to pronounce, recognize, and remember.

    • It should be distinctive.

    • It should be extendable.

    • It should translate easily into foreign languages.

    • It should be capable of registration and legal protection.

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Let’s Talk! products.

Boudreaux’s Butt Paste is a real product that is used in the treatment of diaper rash.

Evaluate this brand name against the criteria for a good brand name that were previously discussed.

How does it fare? Explain.

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Brand Sponsorship products.

  • Manufacturer’s brands

    • Also called national brands

  • Private brands

    • Also called store or distributor brands

  • Licensed brands

  • Co-branding

Mi Casa brand products are only available at Stop & Shop stores.

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Figure 7-4 products.Brand Development Strategies

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Brand Development products.

  • Line extension:

    • introduction of additional items in a given product category under the same brand name (e.g., new flavors, forms, colors, ingredients, or package sizes).

  • Brand extension:

    • using a successful brand name to launch a new or modified product in a new category.

Video Snippet

Swiss Army’s successful brand name has been instrumental in launching brand extensions. Watch the snippet to see what they’ve done.

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Marketing in Action products.

Line Extensions

Liquid-Plumr Power Jet is the latest offering in the line of Liquid Plumr brand products.


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Brand Development products.

  • Multibranding:

    • offers a way to establish different features and appeal to different buying motives.

  • New brands:

    • developed based on belief that the power of its existing brand is waning and a new brand name is needed. Also used for products in new product category.

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Figure 7-5 products.Four Service Characteristics

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Let’s Talk! products.

How do the service characteristics of intangibility, variability,inseparability, and perishability relate to restaurants?


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The Service-Profit Chain products.

  • Internal service quality.

  • Satisfied and productive service employees.

  • Great service value.

  • Satisfied and loyal customers.

  • Healthy service profits and growth.

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Figure 7-6 products.Three Types of Service Marketing

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Major Service Marketing Tasks products.

  • Managing service differentiation:

    • Develop a differentiated offer, delivery, and image.

  • Managing service quality:

    • Be customer obsessed, set high service quality standards, have good service recovery, empower front-line employees.

  • Managing service productivity:

    • Train current employees or hire new ones, increase quantity and sacrifice quality, harness technology.

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Additional Product Considerations products.

  • Product Decisions and Social Responsibility

  • International Product and Service Marketing

    • Which products & services to introduce?

    • Whether to standardize or adapt?

    • Packaging presents challenges.

    • Services marketers face special challenges; growth will continue.

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