1st Edition

Globalization of Consumer Markets
Structures and Strategies

ISBN 9781138991941
Published May 13, 2016 by Routledge
356 Pages

USD $56.95

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Book Description

The concepts, strategic frameworks, and cases in Globalization of Consumer Markets provide managers of global firms with new ideas for growth and keep them current with state-of-the-art global marketing strategies and management tools. With an increased understanding of the structure of today’s consumer markets, readers will find they have the key to success and survival in the global marketplace.

The contributing authors present managerially oriented chapters, each of which is based on research or practical experience. These are designed to advance the reader’s knowledge of the globalizing consumer market. Focused around structure--how consumer markets on a global scale are being shaped--and strategy--successful methods necessary to global competitive marketing and how these strategies work--are the two main themes around which the book is organized.

To further enable marketing professionals’success in the global marketplace, Globalization of Consumer Markets details actual strategies, action programs for competitive management, and exemplary cases. There are new ideas from expert marketers on opportunities for growth in the global marketplace and, most importantly, state-of-the-art marketing strategies and management tools. For professional marketers, this book is a must for prosperity in marketing consumer products and services on a global level.

This is an ideal book for professional education in marketing of consumer products and services on a global level. Professionals will find a progression of chapters taking them through degree of globalization; market behavior and development; standardization of marketing programs and processes; managerial implications; and extensive references for further study.

Table of Contents

Contents Section I: Introduction

  • Market Globalization: An Introduction
  • The Globalizing Consumer Markets: Issues and Concepts
  •  Section II: Degree of Globalization
  • The Globalization of the U.S. Economy: Consumer Market Implications
  • Global Market Segmentation: Strategies and Trends
  • International Product Rollout: A Country Cluster Approach
  •  Section III: Market Behavior and Development
  • The Processes Behind the Country of Origin Effect
  • The Impact of Modernization on Consumer Innovativeness in a Developing Market
  • Consumer Involvement in Services: An International Evaluation
  • Conceptualization of India’s Emerging Rural Consuming Systems
  • Section IV: Standardization of Marketing Programs and Process
  • Consumer Nondurable Products: Prospects for Global Advertising
  • Are Global Markets With Standardized Advertising Campaigns Feasible?
  • Winning the Global Advertising Race: Planning Globally, Acting Locally
  • Toward an Understanding of the Use of Foreign Words in Print Advertising
  •  The Changing South Korean Marketplace: Product Perceptions of Consumer Goods
  • Section IV: Managerial Implications
  • Implications of Standardization in Global Markets
  • A Values Comparison of Future Managers From West Germany and the United States
  • Reference Notes Included
  • Index

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