Marketing Management AST 1 develop and implement a distribution strategy based on the following scenario.

2-3 page essay. Attached is a template to follow.

Book: Kotler, P., & Keller, K. L. (2012). Marketing management (14th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishing. ISBN: 9780132102926


Company S is a new manufacturer entering the motor scooter market with a higher-cost scooter with better fuel economy than that of leading competitors. Its executives, seasoned professionals in the motor scooter industry, intend to distribute their products using existing scooter dealerships as intermediaries. These dealerships have strong loyalties to the competitors’ products that they already carry. Company S executives want to use a distribution programming model to successfully introduce the product to and create strong relationships with the dealerships.

You have been assigned to recommend innovative strategies to motivate intermediaries as part of the distribution programming plan.


Write an essay (2-3 pages) addressing the following:

A. Identify and list at least 5 strategies for motivating the dealerships as intermediaries.

1. Identify and briefly describe each strategy.

2. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of each strategy.

3. Explain how you will evaluate the effectiveness of each strategy.

B. Describe distribution programming as a comprehensive strategy for motivating intermediaries.

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