Flashcards in 2.1 Market Research Deck (12)
Give the definition of Market Research
The collection and analysis of market information and this helps to reduce the risks of mistakes (overproduction)
Why is Market Research conducted?
It helps spot business opportunities
It helps them work out what to do next
It helps to see if their plans are working
Give 2 Market Research Methods
What is Primary Research?
First Hand Data specific to the business
What is Secondary Research?
Existing Data collected by other people
What are the methods of Primary Research?
What is the advantage and disadvantage of Primary Research?
Always up to date
Slow and Expensive
What are the sources used in Secondary Research?
Give examples of Internal Sources in Secondary Research
Feedback from company salesman
Analysis of company sales reports
Give examples of External Resources in Secondary Research
What is the advantage and disadvantage of Secondary Research?
Easier, Faster and Cheaper than Primary data
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