more money in R&D, marketing and banking on models to attract new consumers (Trefis Team, 2015). Harley-Davidson’s Target Market As discussed from Cheema et al., (n.d.), when the company failed to specify its target market, it has shifted the focus from old riders (traditional males between the ages of 29 to 55) to young and female riders. The products were also produced differently to meet those needs (color, size, and height adjustment). Not only this could result in brand loyalty, but gave the
Summary 2 Introduction 3 Company Profile 4 4Ps of Harley-Davidson Marketing Mix Strategies 5 Product 5 Promotion 7 Price 7 Place 8 Harley-Davidson’s Value and its Competitors 9 Market segmentation 10 Evaluation of the target market 11 Intervention 12 Harley-Davidson SWOT Analysis 12 The 4 Areas of improvement and values 13 Conclusion 15 References 16 Executive Summary The researcher will discuss on Harley-Davidson (HD) and its marketing mix concepts and recommendation
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