Nokia

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“Pricing Techniques”

Studied in- Mobile Industry

Company- Nokia

Background of the study:
Pricing Techniques: are the methods adopted by a firm to set its selling price. It usually depends on the firm's average costs, and on the customer's perceived value of the product in comparison to his or her perceived value of the competing products. Different pricing methods place varying degree of emphasis on selection, estimation, and evaluation of costs, comparative analysis, and market situation. It takes into view factors such as a firm's overall marketing objectives, consumer demand, product attributes, competitors' pricing, and market and economic trends. The term pricing technique is also called cost plus because it attempts to secure the firm against a loss by imbedding marginal and fixed costs into the price consumers pay. The term plus refers to markup, which may ensure some strictly positive profit. If, the firm sets markup = 0, the firm breaks even because the price equals the average total cost.

Objective of the study:
The objective of the study is to see the different pricing strategies used by Nokia for its different products.
Nokia started by making paper – the original communications technology
Nokia was founded in 1865 by Fredrik Idestam in Finland as a paper manufacturing company. In 1920, Finnish Rubber Works became a part of the company, and later on in 1922, Finnish Cable Works joined them. All the three companies were merged in 1967 to form the Nokia Group.

In the late 1970s, Nokia started taking an active interest in the power and electronics businesses and by 1987, consumer electronics became Nokia's major business. Nokia created the NMT mobile phone standard in 1981 and launched the first NMT phone, Mobira Cityman, in 1987. The company delivered the first GSM network to Radkilinia, a Finnish company in 1991, and in 1992,…...

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