Types of Segmentation


It is the dividing of a market into distinct groups of buyers on the basis of needs, characteristics, or behavior who might require separate products or marketing mixes.

Segment marketing : Isolating broad segments that make up a market and adapting to match the needs of one or more segments.

Niche Marketing: Focusing on sub-segments or niches with distinctive traits that may seek a special combination of benefits.

Micro Marketing: The practice of tailoring products and marketing programs to suit the tastes of specific individuals and locations –includes local marketing and individual marketing.

Local marketing: Tailoring brands and promotions to the need and wants of local customer groups –cities, neighborhoods, and even specific stores.

Individual Marketing: Tailoring products and marketing programs to the needs and preferences of individual customers –also labeled one-to-one marketing, customized marketing and markets –of-one marketing.

Types of Segmentation

  • Geographical: India, Delhi, Lajpat Nagar
  • Demographic: 24 Yrs old Married woman working and earning 15K P.M, is an MBA
  • Psychographic: Upper class, golfing, CEO.
  • Behavioral: Rohit is a Regular shopper, believes in Quality, Brand loyal and likes to wear those brands which exudes Positivity.

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