The Influence of Advertising on Market Performance in Uganda’s Cosmetics Industry: Case Study: Movit Products Limited
Author: TUMWESIGYE JOHN
Supervisor: Michael Byamugisha Tibenderana , Peter Lugemwa
The study investigated the influence of advertising on Market Performance at Movit Products Limited. Specific objectives were; to establish the influence of persuasive advertising on Market Performance of Movit Products Limited; to establish how informative advertising influences Market Performance of Movit Products Limited and find out the relationship between online advertising and Market Performance of Movit Products Limited. The research design was a cross section survey based on quantitative approaches. The study population comprised of employees of Movit Products Limited. The method used for data collection was by questionnaire. Data was analyzed by use of computer software of SPSS Version 20 for quantitative purposes. The data from questionnaires was computed into descriptive and inferential statistics in form of frequencies, percentages, means, standard deviation, correlations and regression. Based on the data and research findings, it was revealed that there is a positive significant relationship between persuasive advertising and Market Performance (r=.402, p=.000), there was also a positive significant relationship between informative advertising and performance (r=.410, p=.000). Also there was a positive significant relationship between online advertising and Market Performance (r=.520, p=.000). It was therefore concluded that persuasive advertising is not commonly used at Movit products limited; there is belief that informative advertising is based on research hence its preference and online adverting has not been fully embraced by organization. Its therefore recommend that there is need to manage persuasive advertising, informative advertising and online advertising especially in designing the messages to appeal to the market and the company needs to adopt social media and other online means of advertising.