This series welcomes proposals for original research projects that are either single or multi-authored or an edited collection from both established and emerging scholars working on any aspect of marketing theory and practice and provides an outlet for studies dealing with elements of marketing theory, thought, pedagogy and practice. It aims to reflect the evolving role of marketing and bring together the most innovative work across all aspects of the marketing ‘mix’ – from product development, consumer behaviour, marketing analysis, branding, and customer relationships, to sustainability, ethics and the new opportunities and challenges presented by digital and online marketing.
Digital Disruption in Marketing and Communications: A Strategic and Organizational Approach
Branding and Positioning in Base of Pyramid Markets in Africa: Innovative Approaches
Strategic Brand Management in Higher Education
Relationship Marketing in the Digital Age
Contemporary Consumer Culture Theory
October 31, 2019
This book sets out the new frontier of marketing and communication through real case histories. Companies must re-think their traditional approaches to successfully face the upcoming challenges. They must learn how to innovate and change things when they go well. New emerging technologies such as...
Charles Blankson, Stanley Coffie
September 30, 2019
Brand management to sustain corporate reputation and customer loyalty is essential for both multinationals and indigenous firms in Africa. This book provides a practical overview of country branding and positioning activities in Africa, based on a broad definition of base of the pyramid (BoP)...
Bang Nguyen, T.C Melewar, Jane Hemsley-Brown
February 21, 2019
University branding has increased substantially, due to demands on universities to enrol greater numbers of students, rising tuition fees, the proliferation of courses, the growing 'internationalization' of universities, financial pressures, and reliance on income from foreign students. As higher...
Aijaz A. Shaikh, Heikki Karjaluoto
January 15, 2019
Mobile financial services (MFS) are of major interest and importance to both researchers and practitioners. The role played by nonbanking actors including telecoms and FinTech firms as well as other participants, such as PayPal and Amazon, in developing and deploying innovative financial and...
Robert W. Palmatier, Lena Steinhoff
January 02, 2019
The concept of relationship marketing has been discussed among marketing academics and managers since the early 1980s. But instead of reaching its maturity stage, relationship marketing is nowadays encountering its next upsurge. Due to a confluence of trends driving the global business...
Guilherme D. Pires, John Stanton
December 13, 2018
Together with the development of transformative technologies that epitomize globalization, the ongoing movements of people across borders and other socio-economic pressures are creating a fast-changing business environment that is difficult for business to understand, let alone control. Dominant...
August 07, 2018
Understanding how consumers choose between different products and services is a crucial part of professional marketing. Targeting brands at the consumers most likely to be interested in them is another critical aspect of business success. Marketers need to know what consumers think about brands,...
April 20, 2018
Marketing, Rhetoric and Control investigates the tensions that surround the place of persuasion (and, more broadly, control) in marketing. Persuasion has variously been seen as an embarrassment to the discipline, a target for anti-marketing sentiment, the source of marketing’s value in the modern...
John F. Sherry, Eileen M Fischer
June 01, 2017
Contemporary Consumer Culture Theory contains original research essays written by the premier thought leaders of the discipline from around the world that reflect the maturation of the field Customer Culture Theory over the last decade. The volume seeks to help break down the silos that have arisen...
February 15, 2016
A striking characteristic of addictive behavior is the pursuit of immediate reward at the risk of longer-term detrimental outcomes. It is typically accompanied by the expression of a strong desire to cease from or at least control consumption that has such consequences, followed by lapse, further...