The study examined advertising as a tool for increasing sales in an organization (A case study of John Holt Ventures Ltd). The research was earned out to ascertain the extent of advertising as a tool for increasing sales.
In order to solve the research problem, four hypothesis were formulated.
The population studied in this research comprised of customer, distributes and relevant management staff of John Holt Ltd and their were 369 using Topman’s formular, 196 using Bourley’s formular and 34 using census exercise respectively.
In the bid to solve the research problem, data were gathered using oral interviews, questionnaires and relevant books were reviewed.
Data collected were analyzed using percentages and tables, the four hypothesis were tested using chi – square (X2) method of testing hypothesis.
From the data analyzed the following were ascertained.
-That advertising message of John Holt influence consumers to continuously patronize the company’s product.
-The quality of John Holts Ltd’s advertisement that influences consumers most to purchase the organizations offering were the ability to gain attention
-Advertising messages used by the company increases the sales volume of the organization
-Both the print and electronic media of advertising used by the company were efficient and effective.
Based on the findings a number of recommendations were made among which were; to improve the advertising content and timing, so that interest will be generated in the consumes, to carryout more advertisement in newspaper since a greater percentage of consumers can afford, or have access to it everyday.
Following the discoveries, it was concluded that advertising increase sales in the organization, therefore it is strongly believed that if John Holt Ltd should carryout the implementation procedures properly, it will help in ensuring sustainable growth and survival of the organization.
TABLE OF CONTENT
TABLE OF CONTENT
1.1Background of this study
1.2Statement of problem
1.3Objectives of study
1.5Significance of the study
1.6Scope of the study
1.7Definition of terms.
2.1Meaning of advertising
2.2Types of advertising
2.3Reasons for advertising / Advertising objectives
2.4Advertising as a communication process
2.5Advertising media selection and scheduling
2.6Measuring advertising effectiveness in John Holt Ltd.
2.7Advertising and its affection consumer behaviour
2.8Advertising efficiency in marketing operations of John Holt Ltd.
3.2Sources of data
3.3Population of study
3.4Sample size determination
3.6Research instruments used
3.7Validation and reliability of research instruments used.
3.8Method of data treatment and analysis.
3.9Limitations of the study
PRESENTATION ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DAPT
4.1Data presentation and analysis
4.2Test of hypotheses
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION
5.1Summary of findings
5.4Suggestion for further study
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