This book reflects the dynamic environment inhabited by today's marketers, helping readers understan...
This book reflects the dynamic environment inhabited by today's marketers, helping readers understand the marketplace and integrate the appropriate information into marketing decisions. Its modern, integrated presentation and strategy-based focus covers only those critical, fundamental topics required to succeed in future course or professional work. Topics include the concept of marketing; the marketing manager's job; the development of a marketing strategy; marketing research; consumer behavior and analysis; organizational buying behavior; market structure and competitor analysis; marketing mix decision-making; communications and advertising strategy; channels of distribution; the personal sales channel; pricing; sales promotion; customer relationship management; strategies for service markets; strategies for technology-based markets; global marketing strategies; and new product development. For practicing marketing managers, business managers, and IT