Assignment 2: Discussion—Distribution Strategies
Today, companies must decide whether to sell their products directly to their customers via the Internet or to use more traditional methods of distribution.
Respond to the following:
- Do you think the high-end designer apparel brands, such as Gucci, Chanel, or Prada, sell their goods direct to consumers through the Internet? Give reasons for your answer.
- What, if any, practices of corporate social responsibility (CSR) do they exhibit? Is there a factor of showing it in any online marketing strategy?
By the due date assigned, post your response to the Discussion Area. Through the end of the module, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.
Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Do the following when responding to your peers:
- Read your peers’ answers.
- Provide substantive comments by
- contributing new, relevant information from course readings, Web sites, or other sources;
- building on the remarks or questions of others; or
- sharing practical examples of key concepts from your professional or personal experiences
- Respond to feedback on your posting and provide feedback to other students on their ideas.
- Make sure your writing
- is clear, concise, and organized;
- demonstrates ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and
- displays accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsQuality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment instructions16Quality of responses to classmates12Frequency of responses to classmates4Reference to supporting readings and other materials4Language and grammar4Total:40