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    How is demand forecasting helpful while setting business in a new industry?

    I want to set up a new business concerning some food products. Some of the professionals have said that I should adopt demand forecasting method inorder to be successful in my new business. I want to know how is demand forecasting helpful for a new business.

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    Rituja Array
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    Re: How is demand forecasting helpful while setting business in a new industry?

    Hello,

    Demand forecasting or demand survey is a tool which has become very popular now a days.It gives a good idea regarding the need of any product in the market.This will definitely be helpful for your bisiness because it will give you are rough assumption regarding your intial production of the food product.This forecast is done mainly in urban areas in the form of survey which will give you a good idea regarding the the product which is demanded by the customers extensively ,need for a new product within the customers etc.I will also suggest you to go for this forecasting as it will give you a clear idea whether regarding the prospect of your new business.

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    Re: How is demand forecasting helpful while setting business in a new industry?

    Demand forecasting is one of the most powerful means to succeed in any field of business in this competitive world.It is a method in which the demand of a commodity or a product of a company in the future market is predicted and estimated so as to facilitate the plannings behind such demand.
    It helps a lot in the production process as it gives an estimate as to what will be the optimum production in the beginning for a company especially who has entered the field of business newly and is quite inexperienced with the fluctuation in this field.It is equally important for firms who want to launch a new product and thereby wants to predict an estimate as to what will be the level of demand for the commodity.
    It is usually done by various methods like consumer's survey or experts opinion.This helps a lot for the new firm.It gives them an idea as to what should have been the best price for the commodity.It reveals about the quality of the product before the consumers.It reveals the negative points as well and the areas where improvement is necessary.This helps a lot for a new firm in their long term plan of business and sustaining in this competitive corporate world.

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