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  1. Introduction
  2. Research objective
  3. Research methodology
  4. An overview of marketing
    1. Definition of marketing
    2. Marketing mix
  5. An overview of product management
    1. What is product?
    2. Three aspects of product
    3. Classifications of product
    4. Types of product
  6. History behind brand
    1. Origin of the concept
    2. Definition of brand
  7. Brand equity vs market performance startegies
  8. Managing brand health for profitable growth
    1. Importance of brand management
    2. Criticism of branding
  9. Retailing in India
  10. Conclusion
  11. Bibliography

Research can be defined as ?A careful investigation or inquiry especially through search for new facts in any branch of knowledge?. Data collection is an elaborate process in which the researcher makes a planned search for all relevant data. Data is the foundation of all marketing research. It is the raw material with which a market researcher functions. Data or facts may be obtained from several sources. Data can be classified as primary data and secondary data. Primary data is gathered for the first time by the researcher; secondary data is data that is collected by the researcher from secondary sources. Secondary can be internal or external. Marketing is the craft of linking the producers (or potential producers) of a product or service with consumers, both existing and potential. Some form of marketing arises naturally in all capitalist societies but is not limited to capitalist societies. Marketing techniques are also applied in politics, religion, personal affairs, and many other aspects of life. Marketing methods are informed by many of the social sciences, particularly psychology, sociology, and economics. Marketing research underpins these activities. Through advertising, it is also related to many of the creative arts. Successful marketers typically have a customer orientation or focus.

[...] In this case, the brand becomes a unifying force for the corporate group that transcends the different areas of business or organizational structure of the companies. As M&A activity and restructuring become increasingly common, it is likely that employees will no longer be unified by the conventional sense of belonging to a company. Rather, they will have to share a common recognition of the promise made by the brand. The vital first step towards creating a strong brand is for the company to determine what specific values the brand will offer its customers, both now and in the future. [...]

[...] Product management deals with questions like: What products to produce and sell What new products to add What existing products to discontinue How long will it take for a product to penetrate the market How many products to have in the product line How to balance a product portfolio Whether to use a product differentiation strategy What is the best product positioning What brand name to use Whether to use individual branding or family branding Whether to use product bundling or product lining What logo to use Product Life Cycle considerations Planned obsolescence considerations In marketing, a product is anything that can be offered to a market that might satisfy a want or need. [...]

[...] Retailing in India is gradually inching its way toward becoming the next boom industry. However, it is a long way yet - organized retail accounts for barely 2 per cent of the total retail market. The pace of development is, of course, still below the desired level but the phased growth has been strong enough to ensure that retail does not go the way some of the other 'sunrise' industries did following over-investment. FDI restrictions have not stopped investments from flowing into the sector and Indian entrepreneurs are going all out to give consumers a taste of how shopping can be an experience in itself. [...]

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