Mcdonald's Market Segmentation

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According to TrackMaven, market segmentation is the process of dividing the market of potential customers into groups, or segments, based on different features. The created segment consists of consumers who will respond to the same marketing strategy and who share the nature of the same interests, needs, or locations. McDonald uses demographic segmentation as their main types of market segmentation. According to Sakshi Natani (2016), McDonald in Malaysia used mainly demographic segmentation, which divided in age, income, family-life cycle and social class. The age factor used by the target market of McDonalds is a family with dual income that does not have the time to prepare their food for their children, the workers who are having lunch and teens. Besides that, according to Schroder and McEachern (2005), global target market fast-food industry account for 79 percent is at age 17-25. The income factor used by McDonald target customers are upper-middle and lower income consumers. The Mac value offered by McDonalds will attract lower class customers to upper-middle customers. McDonald 's lunch meal RM5.95 has improved the product as it is attractive to upper-middle and even lower customers. Family Life Cycle Different family units seek different types of food. McDonald offers different food sets where each family unit can choose according to their needs. The value meals are offered in a different portion of foods. Social Class is targeted at a range of social classes which

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