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See below for a selection of the latest books from Market research category. Presented with a red border are the Market research books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Market research books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing and Emerging Markets Institutions, Actors and Sustainable Development

Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing and Emerging Markets Institutions, Actors and Sustainable Development

Author: Onyeka (University of Essex) Osuji Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/12/2019

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has emerged as a tool for public and private institutions to promote sustainable development in developing and emerging markets. This work brings together contributors from a variety of fields and international perspectives to assess and improve the effectiveness of CSR by addressing the following questions: what are the linkages between CSR and sustainable development? What does CSR mean for developing or emerging economies and in what ways does this deviate from orthodoxies and universalist approaches? What institutional factors and actors influence the effectiveness of CSR in developing and emerging economies? How can developing and emerging economies promote a flexible, diverse and reconstructed form of CSR that leads to inclusive and sustainable development? This book should be read by anyone interested in understanding what normative factors, theoretical models, policy strategies, and corporate practices best facilitate effective CSR and sustainable development.

Handbook of Research on Contemporary Consumerism

Handbook of Research on Contemporary Consumerism

Author: Hans Ruediger Kaufmann Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Societal marketing has gained widespread recognition in the marketing discipline both in academia and the professional industry. The Handbook of Research on Contemporary Consumerism is an essential reference source that provides an in-depth understanding on the various aspects and issues of consumerism and reveals the critical success factors and conceptual and theoretical frameworks of these concepts from recent contexts and perspectives. Additionally, it examines the impact of identity on marketing and branding from the consumerist perspective, discusses consumerism as a source of innovation and product development, and provides insights on consumerism and profitability. Featuring research on topics such as circular economy, digital marketing, and social media, this book is ideally designed for practitioners, managers, marketers, academic researchers, and students.

Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism

Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism

Author: Cheng Lu Wang Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Fans of specific sports teams, television series, and video games, to name a few, often create subcultures in which to discuss and celebrate their loyalty and enthusiasm for a particular object or person. Due to their strong emotional attachments, members of these fandoms are often quick to voluntarily invest their time, money, and energy into a related product or brand, thereby creating a group of faithful and passionate consumers that play a significant role in multiple domains of contemporary culture. The Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism is an essential reference source that examines the cultural and economic effects of the fandom phenomenon through a multidisciplinary lens and shapes an understanding of the impact of fandom on brand building. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as religiosity, cosplay, and event marketing, this publication is ideally designed for marketers, managers, advertisers, brand managers, consumer behavior analysts, product developers, psychologists, entertainment managers, event coordinators, political scientists, anthropologists, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current studies on the global impact of this particularly devoted community.

Marketing Research, Global Edition

Marketing Research, Global Edition

Author: Alvin C. Burns, Ronald F. Bush Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/11/2019

For courses in global marketing. This ISBN is for the bound textbook, which students can rent through their bookstore. A conceptual approach and introduction to the field of marketing research Written with an emphasis on the practical application of marketing research methods, Marketing Research teaches the basic fundamental statistical techniques needed to analyze market data. The 9th Edition has been updated to offer the most current insights on forces shaping marketing research, including the widespread adoption of infographics, a pronounced shift toward mobile marketing research, and the impact of big data. Additionally, an updated and integrated case study throughout the text helps students relate the material to the real world -- and their future careers.

Buyer/Consumer Information Processing

Buyer/Consumer Information Processing

Author: G. David Hughes Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/11/2019

This volume, the first to deal with the study of consumers' and buyers' mental processing of information prior to choice, brings together thirty-one marketing specialists from industry and various universities. Their diverse and valuable contributions in the general areas of information search, initial processing, and central processing do much to advance a relatively new field of marketing study. New directions for needed research are also indicated. Originally published 1974. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.

Mastering Market Analytics Business Metrics - Practice and Application

Mastering Market Analytics Business Metrics - Practice and Application

Author: Robert Kozielski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2019

In Mastering Market Analytics, Robert Kozielski presents various measurement systems and marketing metrics, along with common mistakes made by organizations and managers in the process of measuring business activities, and illustrates how to avoid these mistakes. The new turbulent business environment has resulted in the decrease in effectiveness and efficiency of marketing activities, resulting in 50% of campaigns in social media remaining unnoticed by the public in 2016 alone. Response rates on emailing campaigns have dropped, one dollar invested in TV advertising generates only .32 cents of return, which all leaves the question of whether these activities are still effective in the contemporary world. What does effective marketing actually mean and which areas can be measured while assessing organizational effectiveness? Do sales and marketing benefit only the company or do they also generate value for customers? With over twenty years of experience in world markets, Kozielski takes lessons and case studies from Eastern Europe to delve into 76 indicators, divided into four groups: sales, distribution, marketing communication, and ecommerce and social media, exploring from both the strategic and operational points of view. Linking applicable descriptions of the metrics with systems of measurement for these marketing activities and results, Kozielski's work is of interest to marketing scholars and MBA students.

Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having, and Being, Global Edition

Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having, and Being, Global Edition

Author: Michael R. Solomon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2019

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States. For consumer behavior courses. Beyond consumer behavior: How buying habits shape identity A #1 best-selling text for consumer behavior courses, Solomon's Consumer Behavior: Buying, Having, and Being covers what happens before, during, and after the point of purchase. It investigates how having (or not having) certain products affects our lives; specifically, how these items influence how we feel about ourselves and each other, especially in the canon of social media and the digital age. In the 13th Edition, up-to-date content reflects major marketing trends and changes that impact the study of consumer behavior. Since we are all consumers, many of the topics have both professional and personal relevance to students. This makes it easy to apply the theory outside of the classroom and maintain an edge in the fluid and evolving field of consumer behavior. Pearson MyLab Marketing is not included. Students, if Pearson MyLab Marketing is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. Pearson MyLab Marketing should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Reach every student by pairing this text with Pearson MyLab Marketing MyLab (TM) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.

Business Analytics A Management Approach

Business Analytics A Management Approach

Author: Richard Vidgen, Sam Kirshner, Felix Tan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2019

This exciting new textbook offers an accessible, business-focused overview of the key theoretical concepts underpinning modern data analytics. It provides engaging and practical advice on using the key software tools, including SAS Visual Analytics, R and DataRobot, that are used in organisations to help make effective data-driven decisions. Combining theory with hands-on practical examples, this essential text includes cutting edge coverage of new areas of interest including social media analytics, design thinking and the ethical implications of using big data. A wealth of learning features including exercises, cases, online resources and data sets help students to develop analytic problem-solving skills. With its management perspective on analytics and its coverage of a range of popular software tools, this is an ideal essential text for upper-level undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students. It is also ideal for practitioners wanting to understand the broader organisational context of big data analysis and to engage critically with the tools and techniques of business analytics.

International Business and Emerging Economy Firms Volume I: Universal Issues and the Chinese Perspective

International Business and Emerging Economy Firms Volume I: Universal Issues and the Chinese Perspective

Author: Marin A. Marinov Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/09/2019

How do firms from emerging economies strive for the internationalization of their business? This comprehensive two-volume collection tackles this question by taking a closer look at underexplored issues, including bottom of the pyramid (BoP) business models, value creation and co-creation, employee commitment and the 'born global' concept. Taking both a geographic and thematic approach to the topic, the first volume addresses universal challenges such as inclusive innovation, the ethics of corporate leadership, and knowledge management, and also places a special emphasis on China. Providing an overview of the strategies and operations involved in internationalizing Chinese firms, this book is an essential read for those researching emerging markets and globalization in general, as well as Asian Business more specifically.

The Impact of Sub-National Institutions on Foreign Firms Market Entry An Empirical Analysis of the Russian Regions

The Impact of Sub-National Institutions on Foreign Firms Market Entry An Empirical Analysis of the Russian Regions

Author: Maren Hagemeister Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

Maren Hagemeister examines how institutions influence foreign firms market entry decisions and subsidiary performance in Russian regions. In an empirical study the author analyses the market entries of a sample of European Union firms in the Russian federal districts between 2005 and 2013. The thesis advances prior research with its sub-national perspective on institutions and the use of the thus far underutilized Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey (BEEPS) to derive regional data. The findings indicate that within-country differences can significantly affect foreign companies entry mode and success on a local market.

Marketing in a Digital World

Marketing in a Digital World

Author: Aric Rindfleisch Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/09/2019

Marketing in a Digital World focuses on how the digital revolution has affected the science and practice of marketing. Consisting of nine essays authored by some of the world's leading marketing scholars, this volume of Review of Marketing Research is forward-looking and illuminating. The book considers the nature and consequences of a number of important new digital technologies and practices, including human-machine communication, software, mobile marketing, online reviews, big data, 3D printing and a wide range of other digital innovations. Many of these technological developments were completely unanticipated and as such the transformation is still unfolding. Therefore, whilst consumers have largely embraced and actively co-create many of these new innovations, there are also growing concerns about privacy and other adverse effects of digital technology. Each essay provides a thoughtful examination of this rapidly shifting landscape and offers a set of bold ideas regarding its future impact on the foundations of marketing and consumption. The volume is essential reading for both scholars and managers seeking fresh insights into marketing and offers a number of exciting new concepts, propositions and predictions about marketing in the digital world.

Consumer Behaviour and Analytics

Consumer Behaviour and Analytics

Author: Andrew (Nottingham University Business School UK) Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2019

Consumer Behaviour and Analytics provides a consumer behaviour textbook for the new marketing reality. In a world of Big Data, machine learning and AI, this key text reviews the issues, research and concepts essential for navigating this new terrain. It demonstrates how we can use data-driven insight and merge this with insight from extant research to inform knowledge-driven decision making. Adopting a practical and managerial lens, while also exploring the rich lineage of academic consumer research, this textbook approaches its subject from a refreshing and original standpoint. It contains numerous accessible examples, scenarios and exhibits and condenses the disparate array of relevant work into a workable, coherent, synthesized and readable whole. Providing an effective tour of the concepts and ideas most relevant in the age of analytics-driven marketing (from data visualization to semiotics), the book concludes with an adaptive structure to inform managerial decision making. Consumer Behaviour and Analytics provides a unique distillation from a vast array of social and behavioural research merged with the knowledge potential of digital insight. It offers an effective and efficient summary for undergraduate, postgraduate or executive courses in consumer behaviour and marketing analytics or a supplementary text for other marketing modules.