Marketing plan for Harrods
Prepare an individual marketing plan report of no more than 3,000 words (excluding appendices
and tables) on Fashion Brand ‘Harrods’ (n.b. live brief to follow from industry), critically analysing its current market position, setting appropriate objectives and proposing creative strategies and tactics.
There are 8 key sections in the marketing plan
1. Executive Summary
3. Company Background
4. External Audit
5. Internal Audit
7. Strategy and Tactics
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