Aqualisa Quartz Case Review

  • Case Analysis Aqualisa Quartz

    thought. In Aqualisa case, Harry Rawlinson, managing director of Aqualisa, gives us an example that even with new significant shower product Quartz, which seems to be perfect in every aspect, they cannot make a relative progress in U.K. shower market. Quartz is designed to solve all the troubles that exist in U.K. showers. It provides efficient and reliable water pressure and temperature, needs less space in bathroom, has a stylish looking and is easy to use and install. Although Quartz leaps all other

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  • Mgmt 597 Case Review

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  • Aqualisa Showers

    Executive Summary Aqualisa has invested €5.8M in the research and development of its innovative new product, Quartz. Quartz is offered in 2 Models: Quartz Standard Shower and Quartz Pumped Shower. The main advantages of Quartz are: • Installation reduced to a half-day • Straightforward installation • Efficient and reliable water pressure and temperature • “One touch” control Despite initial favourable reviews from customers and plumbers, sales of the Quartz shower has been much lower than

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  • Aqualisa

    1.1 Customer Segmentation and characteristics: 1.2 Channels: 1.3 Competition: Top UK shower market competitors including Aqualisa have been shown below with their market ranking and market share in each kind of shower products: 1.4 Company and Market environment: Market Environment  U.K. shower market is a matured market and can be roughly estimated to be around € 400 million market  Showers in U.K. were plagued with problems. Only about 60 percent of U

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  • Aqualisa Quartz Case Study

    November 13, 2011 Aqualisa Quartz Case Study SCH-MGMT 660 Ben Hubbard FALL 2011 Table of Contents Overview............................................................................................................................... 3 SWOT Analysis: ..................................................................................................................... 3 Strengths: ........................................................................................................

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  • Case Review

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  • Aqualisa Quartz

    Marketing Management Case Study May 2, 2013 Prof. Michele Costabile Francesco Borsetti Davide Novelli Bruno Ricardo Yuli Pacheco Valentina Verde  UK MARKET FOR SHOWERS   Environment Clustering     THE PRODUCT SWOT ANALYSIS BRAND MANAGEMENT PRICING   Cost comparable Pricing strategy     PUSH STRATEGY  Which advantages for the intermediaries?  PRODUCT PROFITABILITY: BREAK EVEN POINT VALUE PROPOSITION CHANNEL AND DISTRIBUTION CONCLUSIONS

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  • Aqualisa Quartz Case

    AQUALISA CASE STUDY AQUALISA VALUE PROPOSITION • Easy to install: half a day V/S 2 days. Apprentice can also install • Earn more Plumbers can do more install in less time more profitable • Reliable : lesser break downs. Second visit if require need to be borne by the plumber. C O N S U M E R S • Safety: Family and especially safe for kids • Ease of use: Remote control, one touch button, indicator - All age group can use. • As easy to installed DIY customer can easily adopt. • No issue :flow

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  • Aqualisa

    standard and value. Consumers and Distribution Channels From exhibit5, we can see that over 90% of installation is done by plumbers. Only 6% is done by end-consumers. Also there is a lot of influences between plumbers and consumers and in some case plumbers are decision makers. For easy understanding I will classified consumers into 2 types, plumbers and end-consumers. Decision Makers Consumers | Channels | | Trade shops | Showrooms | DIY stores | Plumbers | Direct/ Indirect | | |

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  • Aqualisa Quartz

    Marketing Concepts Aqualisa Quartz Case Study Problem As Rawlinson stated, “real breakthroughs are pretty rare in the shower market” and that “innovations are primarily cosmetic.” After years of moderate growth and marketplace comfort, Aqualisa made the decision to revamp its R&D efforts to produce an innovative solution to the common consumer shower troubles of water pressure, consistent temperature, and reliability. When Aqualisa released Quartz, a new and innovative shower product line that

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  • Case Review

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  • Aqualisa Quartz Case Solution

    AQUALISA QUARTZ: SIMPLY A BETTER SHOWER by Nir Ilani-Freedman Situation analysis (Q1) a. Customers Segmenting and characteristics  Premium price segment- consumers typically shop in showrooms. Preferred specs: high performance and service. Style determined selection. Granted high performance and service.  Standard price range: Emphasize service and performance. Product selection Rely on independent plumbers’ recommendations.  Value segment: Primary concerned with convenience and price. Liked

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  • Aqualisa Case

    Marketing Strategy // Fall Semester 2013/14 // Prof. Dr. Kuester // Zaehringer Lucas, Prikhodko Roman, Oberhofer Moritz, Nan Jiaxi, Brozda Jacek, Achtelik Olivia // Aqualisa // 15.10.2013 THE INDUSTRY PRIOR TO 1998 • Mature market with incremental innovations • Biggest part of the market is replacement (44%) • 60% of UK homes have showers • Gravity-fed plumbing: pressure and temperature problems • Three main types of products (electric, mixer and power showers) • Low brand awareness: plumbers

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  • Aqualisa Case Study

    1. Problem Statement: In May 2001, Aqualisa had launched the Quartz shower, a real significant product innovation, with unique and superior features in terms of technology, water pressure, design and ease of installation. Four months after the launch, despite the initial euphoria surrounding the product, Quartz has experienced poor sales and has not met the company’s expectations. Harry Rawlinson, the MD of Aqualisa, needs to rethink the Marketing strategy, in order to generate sales momentum and

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  • Review Case

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  • Aqualisa Quartz

    Subject: Aqualisa Quartz Question 1: Why is the Quartz shower not selling? When Rawlinson, managing director, joined the Aqualisa Showers Ltd, a shower manufacturing company, he realized, that their competitors were catching up Aqualisa products quality, products were starting to be perceived as overpriced and service wasn’t great and therefor it was a matter of time when Aqualisa could start losing their market share. After huge time and financial investments, Aqualisa came with innovative

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  • Case Study Review

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  • Case Review

    Yeoh Theam Poh & Anor v Bench Win Sdn Bhd & Anor and other suits [2013] 8 MLJ Fact of the case The plaintiffs in the three suits occupied a dwelling(‘the premises’) built on state land that was built by the plaintiff’s father who was given the temporary occupying licence(TOL). The father still dwelling on the premises after the TOL had been cancelled without permission and approval from the state. The first defendant (Bench Win), a housing developer wanted to built an access to the housing

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  • Aqualisa

    Marketing Management Case: Aqualisa ------------------------------------------------- Date: December 2, 2010 Main Problem: Aqualisa creates a new breakthrough shower- the Quartz. The product has significant improvements when compared with the other existing products on the market, such as: * Efficient and reliable water pressure and temperature * One touch control on the wall * Light signaling the right temperature is achieved etc * Installation of the Quartz was about half a

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  • Aqualisa Quartz

    9-502-030 REV: JULY 10, 2006 YOUNGME MOON Aqualisa Quartz: Simply a Better Shower Plumbing hasn’t changed since Roman times. — Tim Pestell, Aqualisa national sales manager Harry Rawlinson (HBS ‘90) shrugged out of his overcoat and headed to the reception desk of the South Kent County Marriott. “Can you direct me to the breakfast room?” he asked, “I’m meeting some guests from America.” The receptionist pointed toward a hallway lined with photographs of the region’s golf fairways and putting

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  • Aqualisa Case

    Y 1 0 , 2 0 0 6 ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ Professor Youngme Moon and Research Associate Kerry Herman prepared this case. HBS cases are developed solely as the basis for class discussion. Cases are not intended to serve as endorsements, sources of primary data, or illustrations of effective or ineffective management. Some data have been modified or disguised. Copyright © 2002 President and Fellows of

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  • Aqualiza Quartz

    [->0] AQUALISA QUARTZ IVANTORRECILLA[->1] Feb 5, 2011 Buenos días, ¿cómo va eso? Cuelgo mis comentarios respecto a este caso, es muy interesante. Me gustan los casos de este hombre. A ver si me apaño. [->2] IVANTORRECILLA[->3] Feb 5, 2011 http://pdd-b-11-equipoiii.wikispaces.com/file/detail/AQUALISA+QUARTZ.xls [->4] jrmp[->5] Feb 5, 2011 Os paso mi análisis del caso. 2.1. ¿CUÁL ES LA PROPUESTA DE VALOR PARA LOS FONTANEROS? ¿Y PARA LOS CONSUMIDORES? La propuesta de valor para los

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  • Aqualisa Case Writeup

    Aqualisa should position Quartz as a premium shower at current retail price, targeting consumers who value styling, multiple setting options, and ease of use (Exhibit 1). Aqualisa’s current portfolio does not offer a premium mixer or power option (Exhibit 2). Quartz could fill this gap and obtain market share from competitors (Exhibit 3) by offering a unique hands-on customer experience. Aqualisa has proven that a working display of Quartz in the showroom is extremely effective. However, it is only

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  • Steven Hoskins Case Review

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  • Aqualisa Quartz

    STATEMENT In 2011 Aqualisa made an heavy investments of €5.8 million to develop Quartz, the most innovative shower in UK history. The electric shower is stylish, easy to use and install and solve both problems of end customers and plumbers. However, the product is selling at a rate of 15 units per day which is well below the expected rate of 100 to 200 units a day. The company is now looking for a new marketing strategy to generate sales momentum for Quartz. 2. SITUATION ANALYSIS Aqualisa, the 3rd largest

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  • Aqualisa Quartz

    Aqualisa Quartz Analyzing the case of Aqualisa Quartz, it has been decided that the best option for them is to go gaining market penetration by phases. The first should consist of reinforcing and not neglect their sales through Showrooms. These specialized channels accepted provided innovative products and high-tech, in addition, seek always count with showers which aesthetically look good such as Quartz. As a second phase (and this should be developed at the same time as the first) should be

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  • Aqualisa Quartz

    Aqualisa is a well-established manufacturer of showers in the UK. The company is recognized for quality products, innovation and great service. Despite great features and benefits of the recently developed digital shower Quartz, the initial sales results are very disappointing, and the management needs to redefine marketing strategy in order to improve performance. In particular, key decisions need to be made about target segment, value proposition and marketing mix. 1. What value does the Quartz

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  • Wendy Case

    (data for year 2000) on the showers market. These are: Triton (545.500 units), Mira (390.000 units), Ganiesborough (203.500 units), Aqualisa (122.000 units) and Masco (120.000 units). If we focus on Electric Showers, Gainesborough (Aqualisa brand) is with 180.000 number of units sold on the 2nd place, behind Triton (479.000 units). In Mixer Showers category, Aqualisa is also second with 94.000 units (behind brand Mira with 200.000 units sold in year 2000).  Company & market environment  UK

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  • Aqualisa Case Study

    Case study Aqualisa Quartz: Simply a better shower Q1. What is the Quartz value proposition to a) consumers b) plumbers? Ans. Aqualisa, a U.K. based shower manufacturing Company had launched its premium brand µQuartz¶ in May 2001. The Company has been very reputed in the U.K. market for its top quality showers, reliability and great service. The basic purpose behind launching this brand was to address the concerns of the consumers and the plumbers which perhaps were not satisfied with the existing

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  • Aqualisa Quartz Case Study

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  • Aqualisa Quartz Simply a Better Shower

    Managing Director, Aqualisa From: Jun Mo Kim, Marketing Analyst Subject: The marketing strategy for the Quartz product Introduction Showers market in the U.K. was bothered with problems that only about 60% of households in U.K. had showers. Even though Aqualisa accomplished an innovation of the Quartz shower, momentous product regarding quality and cost, they still faced problems that had low sales and did not meet the company’s expectations. The purpose of this memo is to review the important

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    Yeoh Theam Poh & Anor v Bench Win Sdn Bhd & Anor and other suits [2013] 8 MLJ Fact of the case The plaintiffs in the three suits occupied a dwelling(‘the premises’) built on state land that was built by the plaintiff’s father who was given the temporary occupying licence(TOL). The father still dwelling on the premises after the TOL had been cancelled without permission and approval from the state. The first defendant (Bench Win), a housing developer wanted to built an access to the housing project

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  • Aqualisa

    options which they did not understand well. Technological: No real innovation before the Quartz. Only innovations at this stage are aesthetic but have a minimal effect on market share. Natural: COMPANY SWOT Evidence Implications Strengths Market Growth Aqualisa is a profitable company with a market growing at a rate of 5% to 10% in 1998 Strong reputation Premium brand Consumers view Aqualisa as a premium brand with great service and with top quality showers Top raking Number 2

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  • Aqualisa

    Purpose and Issues Purpose To revise the marketing strategy for the new Aqualisa Quartz shower, following poor initial take-up of the offer “Everything . . . tells me this is a breakthrough product. My worry is we’ll miss the opportunity.” Issues The Quartz is an innovative product that has brought improved functionality and ease of installation. However, plumbers are the primary route for shower purchases and this does not align with plumbers perceptions of values, because The very fact that

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  • Case Review

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  • Aqualisa

    What is the Quartz value proposition to plumbers ახალი პროდუქტი თავაზობდა სანტექნიკებს ყველა პრობლემის გადაჭრის გზებს: - დრო სამუშაოს შესასრულებლად საჭირო იყო რამდენიმე, საათი მაშინ როდესაც ბაზარზე არსებული ყველა დანარჩენი პროდუქტი საჭიროებდა 2 დღეს მაინც რომდაემონტაჟებინათ. - გამძლეობა პროდუქტი ძალიან გამძლეა რაც ასევე ამცირებს სანტექნიკების რისკებს რომ ისინი ერთ ოჯახში საშხაპის შესაკეთებლად მეორედ მივიდნენ. თან დამონტაჟების შემდგომ გამოძახებაში სანტექნიკოსები

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  • Aqualisa Case

    so they could even send their young apperentices. * Inexpensive models that were easy to install for DIY market. * The quartz shower provided efficient and reliable water pressure and temperature. * Parents loved it because it was safe for their kids to use on their own. * The elderly loved it because they didn’t have to fight withh stiff valves. * Quartz Shower Valve has a good design and it doesn’t have a mounted bulky white box that is visible in the shower stall, since it uses

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  • Aqualisa Quartz Case Review

    AQUALISA QUARTZ: SIMPLY A BETTER SHOWER F ELIX L E C HEVALLIER – 11/01/2012 1) Which value do the various products from Aqualisa (the UK company) create: for consumers ? for plumbers ? for its channel partners ? The first step that we need to take is to analyse what are the segmentations of the market. There are three pricing segments as said in the case: premium, standard and value. These segments differentiate the basic consumers; we then have DIYers and developers that have specific standards

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  • Aqualisa Quartz Case Study

    Aqualisa Quartz Subject: How to best market the new Aqualisa Quartz line of showers Problem: Aqualisa has created a superior new shower line that seems to be perfect for the needs of customers but the sales are far below expectations. Customers do not have brand awareness of Aqualisa, plumbers are wary of innovation and salesmen are unsure of how to positively market a product without negatively reflecting on other products in their company. Background of the situation: In the United Kingdom

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  • Aqualisa

    9-502-030 REV: JULY 10, 2006 YOUNGME MOON Aqualisa Quartz: Simply a Better Shower Plumbing hasn’t changed since Roman times. — Tim Pestell, Aqualisa national sales manager Harry Rawlinson (HBS ‘90) shrugged out of his overcoat and headed to the reception desk of the South Kent County Marriott. “Can you direct me to the breakfast room?” he asked, “I’m meeting some guests from America.” The receptionist pointed toward a hallway lined with photographs of the region’s golf fairways and putting

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