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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!

New Developments and Approaches in Consumer Behaviour Research

New Developments and Approaches in Consumer Behaviour Research

Author: Claudia Mennicken Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/06/1998

The objective of this book is to contribute to the role that consumer behaviour research plays as a well established research discipline in an international context. This book outlines the state of the art in consumer behaviour and provides insights into new developments including the emotional and cognitive as well as social factors influencing consumer behaviour.

Globales Management Von Wertschoepfungsfunktionen

Globales Management Von Wertschoepfungsfunktionen

Author: Thomas Paul Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/1998

Finanzierung Auslandischer Unternehmenseinheiten

Finanzierung Auslandischer Unternehmenseinheiten

Author: Axel Potthof Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/1998

Relationships and Networks in International Markets

Relationships and Networks in International Markets

Author: H.G. Gemunden Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/1998

The book presents the most recent developments in international industrial and service marketing research, from a relationship and network perspective. While the latter perspective has a long tradition in Europe, relationship marketing has also in recent years become one of the dominant approaches in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. However, the schools of thought on relationships and networks emerging from different marketing traditions examine different concepts, use different methods and arrive at different outcomes, all of which are reflected here.

Consumer Research

Consumer Research

Author: Stephen Brown Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/12/1997

Consumer Research: Postcards from the Edge is a collection of cutting-edge essays by leading exponents of postmodern consumer research from Europe and America. Topics covered include: * chronicle, composition and fabulation in consumer research * postmodern approaches to pluralism in consumer research * marketing in cyberspace * poststructuralism in marketing * semiotics in marketing and consumer research

Consumer Research

Consumer Research

Author: Stephen Brown Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/12/1997

Consumer Research: Postcards from the Edge is a collection of cutting-edge essays by leading exponents of postmodern consumer research from Europe and America. Topics covered include: * chronicle, composition and fabulation in consumer research * postmodern approaches to pluralism in consumer research * marketing in cyberspace * poststructuralism in marketing * semiotics in marketing and consumer research

Encyclopedia of the Consumer Movement

Encyclopedia of the Consumer Movement

Author: Stephen Brobeck Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/1997

Marketing Psychology

Marketing Psychology

Author: G. Foxall Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/09/1997

Marketing Psychology portrays the behaviour of consumers as influenced by its environmental consequences and extends this analysis to marketing management by proposing a novel understanding of the marketing firm. The book undertakes a behaviour analysis of consumer choice, based on a critical extension of radical behaviourism to the interpretation of human economic behaviour. This suggests that consumer behaviour is explained by locating it among the environmental contingencies that shape and maintain it. The result is a view of consumer choice and marketing response which transcends current understanding with profound managerial and policy implications.

The Emerging High-Tech Consumer

The Emerging High-Tech Consumer

Author: Allan C. Reddy Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/07/1997

Who are the consumers of high-tech goods and services, and what will their needs and preferences be as we move into the next century? Allan Reddy and his team of marketing researchers and professionals lay out the essentials of a high-tech consumer profile, then dig into the implications this holds for developing successful marketing strategies. They synthesize the important current research and its findings, and by taking a multi-specialist approach to their subject, they bring a variety of interlocking and essential viewpoints to bear on it. A must read for professional marketers and their academic colleagues, and a useful overview for high-tech industry strategists and planners. Reddy divides the book into eleven chapters and three appendices. Essays introduce the major ideas about the high-tech consumer and look at this consumer in business-to-business marketing. Other chapters look at the Telecommunications Act, the Internet, the importance of quality in high-tech goods, the measurement of high-tech innovators, the global consumer, and distribution considerations. The last chapter presents conclusions and implications for marketers, while the appendices look at research techniques, Internet marketing, and just-in-time retailing. The book has substantive references and author and subject indexes.

The Laws of Choice

The Laws of Choice

Author: Eric Marder Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/1997

How do customers decide what products and brands to buy? With the rise of sophisticated advertising and marketing research methods in this century, business leaders have spent billions of dollars attempting to answer this perplexing question. Occasionally, analysts emerge with suggestive trends, but ultimately with little hard evidence to support any definitive laws of customer choice. Now, in this much-anticipated major work, Eric Marder reveals how universal patterns in survey responses lead not only to general principles in marketing but to empirically verifiable laws of human nature itself. Drawing on forty years of applying his pioneering experimental design techniques to marketing research surveys, Marder presents a global theory of choice behavior, supported by original data reported here for the first time from thousands of massive real-life experiments based on millions of interviews. His dramatic findings about pricing, optimal marketing tactics, product evaluation, the relative role of product and image, and advertising effectiveness will make this book required reading for the entire marketing community. Of special interest to social scientists and survey research practitioners will be Marder's powerful research designs and techniques, including the unbounded write-in scale for measuring desirability (attitude) and his methodological analyses of the relationships among beliefs (perceptions), desires, choice, and behavior. In the Preface, he writes: At the core of the theory are three laws of choice behavior the Law of Congruence, the Law of Primacy, and the Law of Persistence. These laws are both general and self-evident. At first glance, they are so self-evident that you might say: 'I have known this all along.' My reply is: 'Of course you have known it all along. But there is a difference between knowing and knowing, between the passive knowing that allows us to persist in actions that are inconsistent with what we know, and the active knowing that helps us change the way we do things.' I believe that knowing the laws of choice behavior-really knowing them -- changes the way we do things. My crass but stringent criterion has been that a good theory should enable someone equipped with it to make more money than someone who isn't. I believe my theory has passed this test.

Social Marketing

Social Marketing

Author: Marvin E. Goldberg Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/1997

Social Marketing: marketing in the service of societal problems. Does this approach represent dangerous social engineering, or is it the best hope we have to treat what are often regarded as intransigent problems? For both academics and practitioners involved with social marketing, the domain remains in its infancy. Programs and approaches are being developed and implemented by practitioners; academics are defining what it is, where it comes from, and where it is going. This book incorporates many of the presentations made at the Role of Advertising in Social Marketing Conference sponsored by the Society for Consumer Psychology. Professionals from academia, government, and non-government organizations address a highly diverse and interesting set of societal concerns ranging from organ donation to violence in sports, from efforts to promote safe sex and family planning to better understand cigarette smokers and their perceptions. Are marketing's four Ps --product, price, place, and promotion--enough to help solve these problems, or does social marketing at the end of the 1990s need to call on other Ps, such as political persuasion? This volume thoughtfully addresses theoretical and empirical issues challenging academics and practitioners alike to find out how to borrow the best of marketing for application in social marketing.

Agricultural Marketing and Consumer Behavior in a Changing World

Agricultural Marketing and Consumer Behavior in a Changing World

Author: Berend Wierenga Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/1997

As in many other sectors, in agribusiness major changes are taking place. On the demand side, consumers are changing lifestyles, eating and shopping habits, and increasingly are demanding more accommodation of these needs in the supermarket. With regard to the supply: the traditional distribution channel dominators - manufacturers of branded consumer products - are trying hard to defend their positions against retailers, who gather and use information about the consumer to streamline their enterprises and strengthen their ties with the consumer. The agricultural producers, meanwhile, face increased regulations with regard to food additives, pesticides, and herbicides. Pressures rise as their business becomes more specialized and capital-intensive than that of their predecessors. Finally, the larger political climate is not so favorable to agriculture, which now has to compete in the global market without significant government support. This title describes and interprets changes in the domain of agriculture and food. The contributors develop the theme of taking an interdisciplinary approach to coping with these changes, using concepts and methods developed in general marketing, which are adapted so as to apply to the particular characteristics of the food and agriculture sector. This book is published to honor the distinguished career of Professor Mathew T.G. Meulenberg from Wageningen Agricultural University, on the occasion of his retirement in September 1996. As a scientist, teacher, and advisor to the agribusiness and the government, Professor Meulenberg has made an important contribution to the development of marketing, inside and outside the domain of agriculture.