Free Essays on A Trendy Counterculture Image

  1. Explain Why Sears or Wal-Mart Cannot Effectively Create a Trendy Counterculture Image.

    create a trendy counterculture image. That must not fit the business model that they feel is good for them long term. By its definition; "trendy" does not lend itself to long term consistent customer base The reason why Wal-Mart or Sears cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image is because...

  2. Assignment 2- Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study Part 4: Marketing a Business

    Explain why Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. Sears and Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image because they are the complete opposite of counterculture. By definition, counterculture means the culture and lifestyle of those people, especially...

  3. Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study

    Business 1- Explain why Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. The reason why Wal-Mart or Sears cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image is because, in the case of Wal-Mart, it operates on a high volume low profit margin. They also...

  4. Examining Exclusivity in Mass Marketing.

    Instructor: Course: Business 100 Date: Examining exclusivity in mass marketing. Explain why Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. High volume and mass appeal are at the core of one-stop-shop retailers like Sears and Wal-Mart. These stores are the culture others...

  5. Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study Part 4: Marketing a Business

    1. Explain why Sears or Wal-mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. There are many reasons that Wal-mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. First if you look at what a counterculture image actually is, which are kinds of subcultures that deliberately oppose...

  6. Entertainment Advertisements

    most readers. An example of a product that advertises in entertainment-based magazine is iPod. iPod come across to most people as one of the most trendy music player in today’s music market, but little did many know that iPod advertises in entertainment-based magazines. iPod can be advertised in...

  7. Hipsters

    because they also existed within other communities. It gives the notion that hipsters could have gotten most of their characteristics from their countercultures such as these stated above. People can argue it's hard to define what “hipster” really means or what one looks like. In Mark Grief's article...

  8. Hipster

    the subculture do not self-identify as hipsters, and the word hipster is often used as a pejorative to describe someone who is pretentious, overly trendy or effete. Some analysts contend that the notion of the contemporary hipster is actually a myth created by marketing. In a Huffington Post article...

  9. Z-Boys

    and fall of skateboarding counterculture begins and ends with "Dogtowns'" Z-Boys. A series of events leading to the exploration of a new form of athletic and stylistic expression, and a media outlet inspired a generation of rebellious youth. The fall of this counterculture is due to the media and corporate...

  10. The Development of the Rock Musical in the Late 20th Century

    Wall in late 1979. The rock operas mentioned deal primarily with the problems of young, mainly working-class people in England, or with the role and image of rock musicians in society. Quadrophenia, for example, depicts the emotional emptiness, frustration, anger, rebellion, of an ultimate Who fan who...

  11. Panasonic's Facelift

    marketing officer From : ISC consulting Date : 2008-01-15 Subject : Proposed overhaul of brand image of « Panasonic » Introduction  We chose Panasonic because of its old fashioned image. This brand is not as famous as Sony or others despite a similar quality. Panasonic produces Hifi,...

  12. Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study Part 4

    Keywords: urban outfitters marketing, history of urban outfitters Explain why Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image? Counterculture images such as Sears or Wal-Mart chain stores cannot thrive due to several reasons that play a role in the marketing tactics which are...

  13. An Analysis of, "In Reification and Utopia in Mass Culture" by Frederick Jameson

    and continue to persist now. I feel that, to a significant extent, his position as academic shields him from and allows him to theorize away a counterculture that has been very much alive and struggling. Or, as Hakim Bey opens his TAZ: The Temporary Autonomous Zone, Ontological Anarchy, Poetic Terrorism...

  14. Urban Outfitters

    why sears or Wal-mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. Sears and Wal-mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image because they both are big businesses and can sell for less. If sears created a counterculture image it would turn off there main customer base. Sears...

  15. Marketing a Business

    leads your business to create a long-term relationship with your clientele.  Explain why Sears or Wal-mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. I recall in the 70’s Sears being the best-known major Department Store where most middle class people will shop for their bedding and clothing...

  16. Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study: Marketing a Business

    Explain why Sears of Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. Both Sears and Wal-Mart are too mainstream and want to attract the most customers. They are not trying to create a “trendy counterculture image”. These stores cater to a wide range of people, meaning those...

  17. Sears or Wal-Mart Counter-Culture

    Gara Rogers Professor John Carter Business 100 12/3/09 Explain why Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. The typical Urban Outfitters customers originally classified as the “hip” college crowd. A man named Hayne opened up his first store which...

  18. Urban Outfitters

    1. Explain why Sears or Wal-mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. The reason why Wal-Mart or Sears cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image is because they are big retailers. Wal-Mart it operates on a high volume low profit margin which means to mass produce or...

  19. Apple Brand Shadowing

    political; its message was to give power to the masses – computing power. The ad began a branding campaign that portrayed Apple as a symbol of counterculture; rebellious, freethinking and most of all creative. No longer is Apple's business limited to computers. Today the company's ever-expanding...

  20. Call Away

    almost 40%. CGC’s putter brand (Odyssey) is the number-one-selling in the market as well. CGC sets the price of its products quite high to create the image of premium and high quality products. However, CGC has never used the famous athletics to promote the products. Therefore, the customers do not have...

  21. Consumer

    or merely a cultural reaction to a time when fundamentalism ruled the roost is a matter for debate. Indeed, one of the perplexing things about the trendy Christian culture vultures is that, generally speaking, when they talk about “culture” they are usually referring to what we might call popular culture...

  22. Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study: Marketing a Business

    create a trendy counterculture image. Well, for one, Sears doesn't want to create a "trendy, counter-culture image." Appealing to the counter-culture will turn off their main customer base, which tends to be mostly the parents and grandparents of those who would appreciate a trendy, counter-culture...

  23. Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study: Marketing a Business

    effectively create a trendy counterculture image. In my opinion I don’t think that Wal-mart would be able to create a trendy counterculture because it sales clothes at a lower price. Trendy clothes would not be effective for them because the cost associated with trendy clothes would not be...

  24. Anorexia

    eating disorder started appearing in books, plays and television series. B. Today disordered eating is alarming common, and it almost seems as a trendy problem. 1. Starving and purging is being a common and acceptable weight loss methods for 80 percent of our high school girls. ...

  25. Interpreting the Psychological Dynamics of ‘Cool’

    The notion of cool figures prominently in both ‘projective’ and ‘defensive’ identity functions for young people: it helps them project a desirable image of self; and it helps protect them from psychological harm, by distancing them from, or immunising them against hurts. Its psychological and sociological...

  26. Effective Strategies In Marketing A Pro

    is easier to lose and very hard to earn. Explain why Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image. Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a tend counterculture image because their target market is those people who are on a budget. Their marketing strategy is designed...

  27. Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study: Marketing a Business

    Gary Reinke Introduction to Business-BUS 100 May 26, 2011 Explain why Sears or Walmart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image A trendy, counterculture image is one that would be described as a hip, young and unique style. The key factors of this particular style are creating an...

  28. Coach, Inc.

    status print, it drew teens and women of many ages and backgrounds to the brand. Practical structure with a practical price tag made Coach bags not only trendy, but also functional. Throughout the journey of its growing popularity, the brand developed bags with the signature Coach logo, but with a twist...

  29. Advertising to Youth

    or artists to identify with the brand. A revolutionary effort made by automobile manufacturers such as Audi, Ford, Honda, and BMW has changed brand image by creating brand loyalty among “a whole new generation” and “chasing young buyers.” (Halliday, 16) In the case of Audi, they sponsored David Bowie’s...

  30. Urban Outfitters

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.Explain why Sears or Wal-Mart cannot effectively create a trendy counterculture image? A creation of a counterculture by Sears or Wal-Mart chain stores may not succeed because of various reasons that play a role in the marketing tactics...