Marketing Assignment

Marketing Assignment
Module 6 Assignment For this assignment, you will be discussing promotion and promotion decisions. The first step of this assignment is to locate an advertising campaign that had misleading or falsified information. Some examples include: Volkswagen’s diesel cars Activia Yogurt Red Bull Kellogg’s Rice Krispies New Balance Once you had identified an advertising campaign with misleading or falsified information you will start by identifying what was being ‘sold and explaining why it was considered misleading or falsified. What was the company promoting? When was the advertising campaign held? What were the claims and statements? Next, describe how customers discovered the issues with the advertising campaign and what occurred as a result of consumer backlash. Was there a legal battle? Was there a settlement? Did the company go out of business? Were there recalls? Finally, describe at least three strategies that any company can use to avoid intentionally or unintentionally misleading consumers.    Your paper must include: A title page and reference page formatted according to APA At least two citations per page. A minimum of three outside references A minimum of 5 pages of content formatted (introduction, main body and conclusion) according to APA (minus cover page and references). STUDENT STUDY BOOK: Marketing: An Introduction, Eleventh Edition by Gary Armstrong and Philip Kotler. Published by Prentice Hall. Copy right 2013 by Pearson Education (to be cited as one of the references).