African Journal of Agricultural Marketing

African Journal of Agricultural Marketing ISSN: 2375-1061 Vol. 3 (7), pp. 229-231, July, 2015. © International Scholars Journals

Full Length Research Paper

Areas to which micro scale enterprises apply marketing mix strategies

Adebankole Anthony Abiola

Department of Marketing, Faculty of Management Sciences,  Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria.

E-mail: tonyabiola@hotmail.com

Accepted 23 June, 2015

Abstract 

The purpose of this study was to examine the application of marketing mix strategy of small and micro scale enterprises in Osun State. The study sought to know the extent to which small and micro scale enterprises apply marketing mix strategies. The study was conducted on three purposefully selected areas of Osun State namely; Ile-Ife, Ilesa and Osogbo. Primary data were used for this study. The primary data were collected through the use of the questionnaire. Descriptive statistics such as frequency distribution, percentages, and arithmetic mean were used to present and analyze the data. The result of the finding revealed that enterprises in Osun State do apply marketing mix strategies and that majority of them apply them to a very high extent. About 72% (146) of the sampled population had high application. From the findings, the study concludes that small and micro scale enterprises in Osun State do apply marketing mix strategies and majority of the enterprises apply these strategies to a very high extent in their business operations.

Key words: Application, marketing mix, extent, strategy, small and micro scale enterprises.