CM13e Basic PPt ch07

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Slide 1: Chapter Objectives Global Marketing CHAPTER 7 1 2 4 6 7 Describe the importance of global marketing from the perspectives of the individual firm and the nation. Identify the major components of the environment for global marketing. Identify the basic functions of GATT, WTO, NAFTA, FTAA, CAFTA-DR, and the European Union. Identify the alternative strategies for entering foreign markets. Differentiate between a global marketing strategy and a multidomestic marketing strategy. Describe the alternative marketing mix strategies used in global marketing. Explain the attractiveness of the United States as a target market for foreign marketers. 5 3 Slide 2: • Global trade accounts for 27 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product. • Exporting Marketing domestically produced goods and services in foreign countries. • Importing Purchasing foreign goods and services. Slide 3: THE IMPORTANCE OF GLOBAL MARKETING • Global marketing is a necessity as demand for U.S. products increases in fast-growing economies. • Example: U.S. exports to China rose 19 percent in a recent year. • U.S. goods exports worldwide have risen 78 in the last decade. • Globalization and the Internet allow every marketer to be an international marketer. • Services such as PayPal help small businesses compete with larger firms. • Firms also rely on foreign sources for raw materials for their domestic manufacturing operations. Slide 4: SERVICE AND RETAIL EXPORTS • Three of every five dollars of U.S. GDP comes from services. • Examples: Banking, entertainment, and communications. • U.S. manufacturing sector has diminished but is still important. • U.S. is world’s largest exporter of retailing and services. • Most profitable sector is business and technical services such as engineering, financial, computing, and legal services. BENEFITS OF GOING GLOBAL • New insights into customer behavior, alternative distribution strategies, and advance notice of new products. • Enhanced ability to compete effectively with foreign competition through increased adaptability to local markets. Slide 5: THE INTERNATIONAL MARKETING ENVIRONMENT • As in domestic markets, marketers must pay attention to local environmental factors. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT • Important factors: nation’s size, per-capita income, stage of economic development, and infrastructure. • India and China together contribute one-third of the global GDP. • Exchange rate Price of one nation’s currency in terms of another nation’s currency. INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT • Marketers must understand a nation’s culture and language. Slide 6: INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT • Internet technologies connect large and small firms to world markets. • Asia, Europe, and North America account for 87 percent of world’s Internet usage. INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL-LEGAL ENVIRONMENT • Marketers must be aware of political conditions and legal environment in each country in which they compete. • International law regulating international trade. • U.S. law regulating international trade, including trade regulations, tax laws, and import/export requirements. • Legal requirements of other nations in which a company is doing business. Slide 7: TRADE BARRIERS • Tariff Tax levied against imported goods. • Two types: revenue tariffs and protective tariffs. • Administrative barriers—such as quotas, restrictive standards for imports, and export subsidies—and import license controls • Import quotas Trade restrictions that limit the number of units of certain goods that can enter a country for resale. • Embargo, a complete ban on the import of a product. • Other barriers include subsidies, limits on foreign ownership, extensive regulatory barriers, and exchange control. DUMPING • Practice of selling a product in a foreign market at a price lower than it commands in the producer’s domestic market. Slide 8: MULTINATIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION • Increased substantially since World War II. • Free-trade area—participating nations agree to free trade among themselves, abolishing tariffs and trade restrictions. • Custom union—establishes a free-trade area and uniform tariffs for nonmember nations. • Common market—extends customs union by reconciling all government trade regulations. • Free trade critics in the U.S. worry about U.S. jobs outsourced to other nations. Slide 9: GATT AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION • General Agreement on Tarrifs and Trade (GATT) International trade accord that has helped reduce world tariffs. • 1994 Uruguay round reduced average tariffs by one-third, or more than $700 billion and established World Trade Organization (WTO). • 149 member nations. • Oversees GATT agreements, mediates disputes, and works to further reduce trade barriers. THE NAFTA ACCORD • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Accord removing trade barriers between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. • NAFTA partners conduct $2.2 billion in trade daily. Slide 10: THE FREE TRADE AREA OF THE AMERICAS AND CAFTA-DR • FTAA would extend NAFTA; negotiations ongoing. • Central American Free Trade Agreement-DR (CAFTA-DR) already in place and its provisions are being implemented. THE EUROPEAN UNION • European Union (EU) Customs union that is moving in the direction of an economic union by adopting a common currency, removing trade restrictions, and permitting free flow of goods and workers throughout the member nations. • Includes 500 million people in 25 countries. Slide 11: GOING GLOBAL • Globalization affects everyone in the world in some way. • Marketers may go global is their domestic market is saturated or they have strong domestic share. • Example: Example: Adidas’ purchase of Reebok to better compete with Nike worldwide and its sponsorship of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. • Most large firms participate in global commerce. Slide 12: FIRST STEPS IN DECIDING TO MARKET GLOBALLY • Questions to ask: • Will our product sell well in the new target culture? • Is our target market familiar yet with our product, or our name? • Are we comfortable doing business in this particular place? • How well developed is the infrastructure? • Steps to take: • Prepare an international business plan. • Conduct research into foreign markets. • Evaluate distribution possibilities. • Evaluate methods for financing the operation. • Learn the rules and regulations in the new country. Slide 13: STRATEGIES FOR ENTERING FOREIGN MARKETS • Firm’s risk and degree of control both increase with greater involvement. • Export-trading companies—buy products from domestic producers and resell them abroad. • Export-management companies—provide expertise in reaching foreign buyers, handle necessary paperwork, and ensure goods meet local legal requirements. • Offset agreement—small firm teams with international company and serves as subcontractor on a large foreign project. Slide 14: CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENTS • Provide flexibility and may be good ways to take services abroad. • Franchise Contractual arrangement in which a wholesaler or retailer agrees to meet the operating requirements of a manufacturer or other franchiser. • Foreign licensing Agreement that grants foreign marketers the right to distribute a firm’s merchandise or to use its trademark, patent, or process in a specified geographic area. • Subcontracting—production of goods and services assigned to local companies. • Can prevent misunderstanding of local culture and regulations and provide protection from import duties. Slide 15: INTERNATIONAL DIRECT INVESTMENT • U.S. has world’s largest direct investment inflows and outflows. • U.S. direct investment abroad is more than $2.2 trillion. • Direct investment in U.S. is led by United Kingdom, Japan, the Netherlands, and Germany. • Generally high involvement, high risk. • Can acquire an existing firm in target country, set up an independent division, or form joint ventures to share risks, costs, and management with foreign partners. Slide 16: FROM MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONTO GLOBAL MARKETER • Multinational corporation—has significant operations and marketing activities outside its home country. • Examples: General Electric, Siemens, Mitsubishi. • Important changes since 1960: • No longer exclusively U.S.-based. • No longer see foreign operations as appendages but rely on them for exchanges of ideas, capital, and technologies. • Often employ large foreign workforces relative to American staffs. • Reflect interdependence of world economies, growth of international competition, and globalization of world markets. Slide 17: DEVELOPING AN INTERNATIONALMARKETING STRATEGY • Global marketing strategy. • Defines a standard marketing mix and implements it with minimal modification in all foreign markets. • Brings advantage of economies of scale and saves money. • Works well for products with strong universal appeal and luxury products. • Multidomestic strategy. • Customization of marketing strategies to to effectively reach individual markets. • Allows flexibility for responding to cultural, geographic, and language differences. Slide 18: INTERNATIONAL PRODUCT AND PROMOTIONAL STRATEGIES • Five basic strategies that center on whether to extend domestic product and promotional strategies or adapt one or both. Slide 19: INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION STRATEGY • Marketers must decide how to enter a foreign market and how to distribute the product in the foreign market through that entry channel. PRICING STRATEGY • Competitive, economic, political, and legal factors can limit pricing decisions. • Must adapt to local markets: Hindustan Lever offers “penny packets” of shampoo to customers in India who cannot afford an entire bottle. COUNTERTRADE • Countertrade Form of exporting whereby goods and services are bartered rather than sold for cash. • Example: PepsiCo exchanged $3 billion in cola for vodka, a cargo ship, and tankers from the former Soviet Union. Slide 20: THE UNITED STATES AS A TARGETFOR INTERNATIONAL MARKETERS • U.S. is an inviting target for foreign companies. • Large population, more than 300 million. • High median family income, almost $54,000. • Low risk to foreign marketers due to political stability, growing economy, and favorable attitudes toward foreign investment. • Foreign investment continues to grow. • Major U.S. firms owned by foreign interests include Random House, Arista Records, Pillsbury, and Ralph Lauren.

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