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Marketing: An Introduction
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MARKETING: AN INTRODUCTION

MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT BY MASTERSON, ROSALIND; PHILLIPS, NICHOLA; PICKTON, DAVID

£45.99

ISBN
9781526426321
IMPRINT
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
 
 
EDITION
4TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
MIXED MEDIA PRODUCT
PAGES
560 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 SEP 2017

DESCRIPTION

Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781473975859) * Previous edition winner of the British Book Design and Production Award for Best Use of Cross Media 2014 * This easy to use resource allows students to switch from digital to the print text and back again, opening windows to the world of marketing through cases that are vibrant and engaged, links that allow students to explore topics in more detail and content to encourage relating theory to practice. Recognizing the importance of ongoing technological and social developments and the increasing connectedness of consumers that has profound implications for the way marketing operates and students learn, the 4th edition demystifies key technologies and terminology, demonstrating where and how emerging digital marketing techniques and tools fit in to contemporary marketing planning and practice. The new edition welcomes a new 3rd author and has been fully updated to include: 31 New case studies (including 5 new end of chapter and 26 new `focus boxes'), featuring a greater number of case studies from digital/social media marketing, Uber and the sharing economy, Google and crowdsourcing and Amazon's drone delivery service. Even more content on digital marketing integrated throughout, including key issues such as social media, mobile marketing, co-creation, cutting edge theory. A fully updated and streamlined interactive eBook led by student feedback. Focus boxes throughout the text such as Global, Consumer, B2B and Ethical - all with a greater emphasis on digital communication - reinforce key marketing trends and relate theory to practice. Each chapter also ends with a case study revolving around topics, issues and companies that students can relate to such as Taylor Swift taking on Spotify. The new edition comes packed with features that can be used in class or uploaded onto a course management system and which students can use in their own self-directed study. Furthermore, the book is complemented by a FREE interactive eBook with access to web links, video links, SAGE journal articles, MCQ's, podcasts and flashcards, allowing access on the go and encouraging learning and retention whatever the learning style. Suitable as core reading for undergraduate marketing students. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

CONTENTS

PART ONE: THIS IS MARKETINGChapter 1: Marketing TodayChapter 2: The Marketing EnvironmentPART TWO: MAKING SENSE OF MARKETSChapter 3: Buyer BehaviourChapter 4: Market Segmentation, Targeting and PositioningChapter 5: Marketing ResearchPART THREE: THE MARKETING MIXChapter 6: ProductChapter 7: Service ProductsChapter 8: Promotion (Marketing Communications)Chapter 9: PlaceChapter 10: PricePART FOUR: MANAGING MARKETINGChapter 11: Building Brands: Using the Marketing MixChapter 12: Marketing Planning