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Mountain Man Brewing Company Case Study Swot

* Marketing Management Chapters 14, 15 and 16 * Case: Mountain Man Brewing Company   Questions: 1.  What has made the Mountain Man Brewing Company successful?   What is distinctive about MMBC’s product, customers and brand equity? Product Mountain Man had high quality product. Those attributes included the smoothness, percentage of water content, and drinkability. The beer it produced was flavorful and bitter-tasting. Mountain Man had a well-known reputation as quality bee throughout...

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Mountain Man Brewing Company

Running Head: MOUNTAIN MAN Mountain Man Brewing Company Case The purpose of this case study is to explore the implications for expanding the products offered by Mountain Man Brewing Company (MMBC) from one product, Mountain Man Lager, to adding a Light version of the beer. This paper will evaluate the following: 1. The positioning statement of MMBC; including what has made MMBC successful and how MMBC distinguishes itself from competitors. I will argue...

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Mountain Man Brewing Company

Chris Prangel, a recent MBA graduate, has returned home to West Virginia to manage the marketing operations of the Mountain Man Beer Company. This is a family-owned business that he’s going to take a hand on in 5 years. Mountain Man brews just one beer which is Mountain Man Lager, also known as "West Virginia's beer" and popular among blue-collar workers. Mountain Man Lager is a beer known for its authenticity, quality and toughness. It had a distinctive bitter flavor, slightly higher than average...

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Mountain Man Brewing Company

Answers 1 There are several factors that have enabled Mountain Man Brewing Company (MMBC) to create a strong brand and set itself at par with its competitors. These include: taste, perceived quality, image, tradition, and authenticity. Mountain Man brewery carries a legacy in a mature business. Recent survey in West Virginia with a 67% response rate rated Mountain Man Lager as the “Best Known Regional Beer” 70% consumed at home Mountain Lager won “Best Beer in West Virginia” for the 8th straight...

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Mountain Man Brewing Company

Mountain Man Brewing Company | To: | Chris Prangel | From: | 001706975 | CC: | David Nasser | Date: | 3/4/2013 | Re: | Bringing the Brand to Light | Comments: | For the first time in the company’s history, Mountain Man Brewing Company is experiencing declining sales in response to changes in beer drinkers’ preferences. Mr. Prangel’s response to this problem is introducing a “light beer” form of the popular Lager. In the past six years, the “light beer” industry as increased at an annual...

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1. What is Mountain Man Brewing Company’s positioning relative to its competitors? Mountain Man Brewing Company (MMBC) is a 2nd tier domestic beer manufacturer based out of West Virginia. MMBC is positioned as a leader among local brewers in the East Central region, being one of the four regional breweries still operational in West Virginia. MMBC brews only one type of beer – the Mountain Man Lager, a dark bitter tasting beer. Target market for the product is middle aged men from the blue collared...

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Mountain Man Brewing Company Case Analysis

June 23, 2014 Mountain Man Brewing Company Case Analysis Situation Analysis 1. Industry “The beer industry in the United States generates $75 Billion in annual sales.” (Abelli, 4) Light beer sales have increased at a compound annual rate of 4% over the previous six years. Traditional premium beer sales have also declined annually by the same percentage. The beer industry can be considered a monopoly since large national brewers maintain economies of scale in brewing, better distribution...

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Mountain Man Case Study

Mountain Man Brewing Company was established as a family concern in 1925 in West Virginia by Guntar Prangle. The company brewed single-product beer, Mountain Man Lager, which won “best beer in West Virginia” and was elected as “America’s Championship Lager”. Mountain Man Lager featured quality, bitter favor and slightly higher-than-average alcohol content that uniquely contributed to the company’s brand equity. Mountain Man was a local market leader and distributed its lager in several states outside...

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1. What are the critical success factors for MMBC? What are its competitive advantages? Ans. The critical factors for the success of Mountain Man Brewing Company (MMBC) are: * Brand awareness among blue collar customers * The quality in terms of smoothness, percentage of water content, drinkability (distinctly bitter flavour, higher than average alcohol content) which created a unique brand equity * Branding activities done by MMBC such as establishing an independent sales force to...

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Mountain Man Brewing Company

Core Marketing Mountain Man Brewing Company Bringing the Brand to Light 1. Overview Mountain Man Brewing Company (MMBC, or the Client) is a family-run business in West Virginia that has experienced much growth since launching its flagship premium beer Mountain Man Lager (MMB) in 1925. Over the decades, brand loyalty, quality and brand awareness have been the cornerstones of the Client’s success – the importance of the MMBC brand among consumers has allowed the company to build its small...

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