Assignment 1R: Selling and Pricing
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Type the answers to the assignment questions below. Use complete sentences unless the question says otherwise. You will have more than one day to complete an assignment. At the end of each day, be sure to save your progress.
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In Section 1, you learned about selling and pricing. Now, you'll apply what you learned.
1. Choose a type of company that would have sales people, and then answer the following questions about it. TIP: Choose a type of company that you would be interested in working for or starting up yourself.
a. Describe the product the company sells. (1-3 sentences. 2.0 points) This company sells makeup and accessories
b. Which needs in Maslow's hierarchy does this product appeal to? Why would customers want this product? (1-5 sentences. 3.0 points)
Esteem needs; the customer would want this because it perfects beauty and it helps with their reputation and status.
c. Describe the role a sales person would play in selling this type of product. How much help would customers be likely to need from the sales person? (1-3 sentences. 3.0 points)
The sales person would try to get you to buy as much as they can get you to buy. Maybe if the person didn’t know what exactly they wanted or they just wanted to know what is new than they would most likely need all the help from a sells person.
d. What sales methods do you think would work best for selling this product? TIP: Would you sell the product online, over the phone, in a store, etc.? (1-5 sentences. 2.0 points)
Selling in the store because you can have a demonstration of how to use