Choose an industry that sells consumer goods, such as the nutrition bar industry. Be sure to state which industry you chose. What are the major segments of that industry? What are the customer motivations by segment? What are the unmet needs?
Choose a company or brand on which to focus. Be sure to state what company/brand you chose.
What industry is it in?
Who are the direct and indirect competitors?
Which (of the direct competitors) are the most relevant competitors?
For those most relevant direct competitors, analyze them using at least 3 of the 8 elements described in the textbook.
Does the selected company/brand have a competitive advantage over these competitors? If so, do you think the competitive advantage will last? Why or why not?