Under the push of being more competitive, surgeons may tend to dismiss considering patients’ suitability and trivialise the risks to make it more appealing to patients. Apart from that, the competitive setting of the industry also raises morally doubtful strategies that hinder patients’ choices. It is evident with the increasing socially irresponsible advertising practices such as time-limited and package deals of ‘couple’, ’mother-daughter’ or even ‘holiday-special-price’. These often pressurises patients into making a rushed and compromised decisions on an impulse. All the mentioned factors may thus affect the patients’ ability to make the right decision.
In wake of large scale production and the variety and choice conferred on the consumers, a consumer needs guidance which can only be appropriately provided by a consumer organization. 5. The advertisement bombarded on the consumers make them quite confused and hence again a need for consumer guidance. THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
The consumer’s lack of confidence in making this type of decision often (but not always) requires the consumer to engage in an extensive decision-making process.. • Major Re-Purchase - these purchase decisions are also important to the consumer but the consumer feels confident in making these decisions since they have previous experience purchasing the product. For marketers it is important to understand how consumers treat the purchase decisions they face. If a company is targeting customers who feel a purchase decision is difficult (i.e., Major New Purchase), their marketing strategy may vary greatly from a company targeting customers who view the purchase decision as routine. In fact, the same company may face both situations at the same time; for some the product is new, while other customers see the purchase as routine. The implication of buying behavior for marketers is that different buying situations require different marketing efforts.
Ethical traits Today, societies around the world are experiencing critical difficulties because some consumers abuse their permissive return policies, which at first that is a part of customer service to satisfy consumers who purchase some specific products. Apparel companies are also struggling because some consumers make use of their lenient return policies, which is initially part of customer service. Lenient returning policies are clarified as noticeable elements that have driven buyers to return items unethically. Researchers’ study includes altruism, ethical concerns, and ethical obligation to examine consumers’ ethical traits, with the statement that consumers’ ethical attitudes and behaviors are guided by altruistic. By including these
Advertising is one of the most visible activities of business. By inviting people to try their products, companies risk public criticism and attack if their advertising displeases or offends the audience or if their products don’t measure up to the advertised promise. Proponents of advertising say it’s therefore safer to buy advertised products because, when a company’s name and reputation are on the line, it tries harder to fulfill its promises (especially when it lists product benefits). John O’Toole, the late chair of Foote, Cone & Belding and president of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, pointed out that many critics attack advertising because it isn’t something else. Advertising isn’t journalism, education, or entertainment—although it often performs the tasks of all three.
Negative Advertising Is Negative Advertising Unethical or a Competitive Marketing Strategy? Mapua Institute of Technology Guballa, Nikarlo Santiago G. MGT110 – BY02 Atty. Sarah Delos Santos June 15, 2015 Introduction With the numbers of sellers rises in the market, the need for companies to come up with brilliant ideas to promote their products becomes more distinct to the society. Corporations are becoming more aware of the popular trends to connect with their target market and provide the society with their top demands as a basis for the quality of the products that the companies are selling. At the same time, it is becoming a top priority for the companies to properly market their brand as a product or service that the consumers
With the external forces, consumer might leads to impulsive purchase. Learning: Experience from previous purchase from similar products will influence the consumer’s buying behavior, especially if the previous experience was a bad experience. Consumer will be quite skeptical with the current purchase. Therefore, OSIM should focus on the customer experience by constantly doing surveys and receive feedback from consumer on improving to gain new customer and retain loyal ones. Two Personal Influences on Buying Behaviour Age & Stages in Life Cycle: Different stages in life we has different goals and expectation.
• Suppliers are not allowed to utilize distortion, allusion or uncertainty when alluding to products and administrations or profits thereof. 3.6.3 Protection against Fraudulent Schemes and Offers: • Persons are not allowed to launch, support, and advance or intentionally take an interest in correspondence or exercises with goal to swindle others. • Persons are not allowed to deliver fake money or indicate to build a whole of cash through investigative means or something else. • Persons are not allowed to take part in false or unlawful budgetary exchanges. 3.6.4 Protection against Pyramid and Related Schemes: • Persons are not allowed to specifically or in a roundabout way, advance or purposely join or go into or take part in the accompanying plans (Multiplication Schemes, Pyramid Schemes, Chain Letter Schemes and some other Fraudulent
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(3) Every personality aspect given to customers by leading marketing experts can be questioned. For example, the idea of ethical customer (one whose purchase decisions minimize social and environmental damage) can be questioned. During a research which involved questioning customers about their decisions being based on the facts and information provided about the product, some respondents said it won’t make much of a difference and a majority of them said it would confuse them further. This may point to the fact that the concept of a sophisticated consumer is fading. But overall distinguishing on the basis of personality is done by almost all leading firms.