The fully updated eighth edition of Principles and Practice of Marketing continues to provide a contemporary and modern introduction to marketing. With a renewed focus that covers the importance of customer value alongside the 4Ps, this authoritative text provides students with a core understanding of the wider context and latest developments taking place within marketing. A stimulating range of new resources and real world examples help to bring marketing to life. Find out:* How the bandwagon effect has contributed to the success of online group buying* How IKEA delivers sustainable cotton and timber products to millions of customers* How social marketing is combatting an obesity crisis* How the relaunch of Netto became a case of fighter branding* How crowdsourcing is evolving advertising* How Abercrombie & Fitch's store environment could be heading it into the darkKey Features: * A brand new chapter on Relationship Marketing* Newly updated structure to focus on the importance of Customer Value* Fully updated to cover the latest technologies and digital developments * New Marketing in Action boxes and Mini Cases focusing on European and Global companies including Spotify, Rovio, Decathlon, Zara and Amazon* 44 new and updated end-of-chapter cases provide insights from across a range of businesses; from high street fashion stores and supermarkets (H&M, The Co-operative) and Airlines and services (EasyJet, Pret A Manger), to digital companies (ASOS, Google) and the music and film industries (Apple, Disney). * Fully updated and streamlined pedagogy including refocused recommended readings at the end of each chapter, allowing you to expand your knowledge* New AdInsight boxes including active QR codes to keep you up-to-date with the latest marketing campaigns and examples
Provides a contemporary and modern introduction to marketing. This text provides students with a core understanding of the wider content and latest approaches taking place within marketing.
Table of Contents Part 1: Fundamentals of Marketing 1. Marketing in the Modern Organization 2. The Marketing Environment 3. Consumer Behaviour 4. Organizational Buying Behaviour 5. Marketing Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 6. Marketing Research and Information Systems 7. Market Segmentation and Positioning Part 2: Creating Customer Value 8. Value Through Brands 9. Value Through Services 10.Value Through Relationships 11.Value Through Innovation 12. Value Through PricingPart 3: Communicating and Delivering Customer Value 13. Integrated Marketing Communications 14. Mass Marketing Communications 15. Direct Marketing Communications 16. Digital Marketing and Social Media 17. Distribution Part 4: Marketing Planning for Strategic Advantage 18. Marketing Planning: An Overview of Strategic Analysis and Decision-Making 19. Analysing Competitors and Creating a Competitive Advantage 20. Product Strategy: Product Life-Cycle, Portfolio Planning and Product Growth Strategies 21. Global Marketing Strategy 22. Managing Marketing Implementation, Organization and Control