Presentation on theme: "RIP CURL Rip Curl was founded in 1969."— Presentation transcript:
1 RIP CURL Rip Curl was founded in 1969. Rip Curl today is a private company with nine corporate licenses that manufactures and sells products from region to region in over 70 countries worldwide.
2 Types of Contact Work teams Suppliers Professional/ Occupational associationInternal/ External AgenciesMembership
3 Benefit of ContactMembership will lead to invitations to conferences, seminars and meetings – all fertile fields for meeting others with common interests. The benefits of these sorts of connections are to obtain and maintain personal knowledge and skills and to be able to utilise these for the benefit of the team and organization.
4 Business Goals Using the best materials will make a quality product Provide a healthy relationship and quality service with its customersStrengthen its brand name to make it as knowledgeable as possibleStrengthen relationships with retailersContinue to improve the quality of productsDesign the best quality products on time
5 Marketing Objectives To enter new markets To increase brand awareness among customersTo design and develop new products that give a competitive edgeTo increase market shareTo sponsor surfing on a bigger scale to promote the sportContinue to make core products and develop new ones to increase customer base
6 Occupational Health and Safety Issues Regular OHS inspections and improvements to workstation ergonomics.Product design position requires strong ideation and creativity and the use of computer software to clearly communicate detailed information to suppliers in order to construct a commercially viable and resolved product.
7 Promotional MethodsCustomer Service offers personal contact in relation to any matter that you may need addressed an automated and web service that contains the following:Frequently asked questionsWarranty Info, Care and Instructions for all productsCatalogue and Pricing GuidesShipping Info and CostsProduct ReturnSize GuidesConsumer Feedback
8 Promotional MethodsDirect marketing is one of several methods incorporated by Rip Curl in their marketing mix. This method of direct response marketing encourages consumers to purchase from a non retail method. The techniques that Rip curl use are direct mail catalogues, mail order and electronic retailing/internet.Advertising on television is largely achieved via affiliation with many surfing competitions. Rip Curl are heavily involved in the sponsorship of individual athletes and surfing championships. However Rip Curl also runs their own ad campaigns on television, in theatres, adshells, buses and billboards.
9 Channels of Distribution Direct Channel – Rip curl through its ecommerce site and catalogue mail out distributes goods direct to the consumer via Australia Post using a tracking system to ensure consumer confidence.Retailer Channel – Rip Curl send the items direct to its own Rip Curl retailers through Toll Ipec whom transport the goods to the stores for the retailers to sell to the consumer.Wholesaler Channel – Rip Curl is the producer and wholesaler selling goods to independent surfing shops/retailers using Toll Ipec to transport the goods to the independent retailers whom sell the goods to the consumer.Distribution channels therefore are selective which is most appropriate for shopping type goods.
10 Promotional Strategies Rip Curl uses differential advantage in its promotional strategies outlined as follows:High quality productsFinest materialsDurable and toughMade for the industryLifestyleAffordable