Review the video case study “Geek Squad: A New Business for a New Environment” on pp. 88-89 in your textbook. Keep this case study in mind as you complete this assignment. (link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KGi6ojDh80 ; the written material from the textbook is attached. Here is the book we are using in class if the information if accessable or helpful: Kerin, R. A., Hartley, S. W., & Rudelius, W. (2015). Marketing (12th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education. Retrieved October 2016, from VitalSource Bookshelf.
Write a 1,100-word report using Boeing. Answer the following questions for your chosen organization.
- Explain what the specific key environmental forces are that created an opportunity for your company.
- Identify if there have been changes in the purchasing patterns of your organization’s target market in recent years.
- Conduct an environmental scan for your chosen company to identify key trends. For each of the five environmental forces (social, economic, technological, competitive, and regulatory), identify trends likely to influence your company’s marketing efforts and product offering in the future.
- Explain what differentiation strategy your company should undertake to encourage their target market to choose them over other competitors.
- Analyze what lessons you might learn from the Geek Squad case study.
Include at least three references, at least one of which must come from the University Library. I need the ISBN or DOI of all references so I can replicate them using my library. If using online references please include the proper address and us standard APA formatting.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.