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Is Marketing A Necessary Evil?
8/27/2018 at 3:51 PM ET
Marketing is defined in terms of satisfying customers' needs and wants. Critics maintain that marketing does much more than satisfy customers' needs and wants and, in fact, creates needs and wants that did not exist before. According to these critics, marketers encourage consumers to spend more money than they should on goods and services they really do not need. What is your opinion of this on-going debate? Take a stance and defend your position using examples of companies that you perceive to have created or satisfied customer needs.
8/27/2018 at 4:11 PM
This sounds like a homework assignment. If so, what is YOUR opinion?
If this isn't a homework assignment, please explain the context of your question.
8/27/2018 at 4:56 PM
8/28/2018 at 10:19 AM
"Marketing is defined in terms of satisfying customers' needs and wants." No, that's what a product does. I don't buy your premise, so I don't buy your bit.
8/28/2018 at 6:37 PM
"Take a stance and defend your position using examples of companies that you perceive to have created or satisfied customer needs." That's YOUR opinion ...
8/28/2018 at 7:07 PM
... that means you doing the work.
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