Jul 292014
 

  When I was a marketing student, a long time ago, I did not study integrated marketing communications. Instead, I studied advertising and sales management as separate subjects. That was the way it was taught in university and that was the way it was practiced in real organizations. (In the Read full article…

Jul 172014
 

  The difference between the marketing concept and the promotional era In a number of marketing textbooks, one of the topics that they address in chapter 1 is the discussion of different marketing philosophies or concepts – which some marketing textbooks also referred to as marketing eras. Typically there are Read full article…

Aug 132013
 
The High Customer Satisfaction and Low Profitability Paradox

  Is Pursuing High Customer Satisfaction Worthwhile? The relationship between high customer satisfaction, leading to increased customer retention (loyalty), resulting in increased long-term profitability is generally well supported by academic research and commercial practice. But there are situations and industries where this logical relationship may not hold true. Therefore, when Read full article…