New Consumer Marketing : Managing a Living Demand System
Susan BakerISBN: 0470844825; 9780470844823;
The advent of a new kind of consumer is making traditional approaches to marketing redundant. New Consumers are informed, empowered and at large in a dynamic marketplace. How can brand owners and retailers best connect with them? New Consumer Marketing recognizes and tackles this question. The answer lies in adopting a value-centric orientation and refocusing marketing on the three key processes of value definition, value creation and value delivery. Drawing on learning from the living sciences, Susan Baker presents an organic framework for meeting the actual needs of New Consumers through superior levels of insight, innovation and agility. This book clearly explains the rationale for managing marketing as a demand system and is richly illustrated throughout with cases to show how this approach can help organizations be more effective. "I read every word and I learned an enormous amount about how consumers are driving markets in ways totally different...