A Study on Distribution Channels in Cement Industry
Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, Bharath University, Chennai -73, India
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“Marketing is a societal process by which individuals and groups obtain what they need and want through creating, offering and freely exchanging products and services of value with others.”-Philip Kotler. Marketing is everywhere. Formally or informally, people and organizations engage in a vast number of activities that could be called marketing. There are four P’s of marketing mix namely 1. Product 2. Price 3. Promotion 4. Place (Distribution).A major focus of this article related to channels of distribution in Cement industry. A channel of distribution comprises a set of institutions which perform all of the activities utilized to move a product and its title from production to consumption. This research has focused in cement industries confined with retailers and consumers.