B2B Marketing in a Global Ecosystem: Lessons from the Solar IndustryNov 03, 2017 Robert Olsen, Marketing Director, DuPont Electronics and Imagining
In increasingly interconnected global industries, how can companies maintain leadership, leverage their brand, and bring innovation and confidence to new markets while prices drop, competition increases, and commoditization looms?
The Winds of Change: Harnessing Growth and Doing Good in Emerging MarketsOct 17, 2017
Rajesh Chandy, London Business School
The winds of change that are blowing in emerging markets today are in many ways unprecedented in human history. Marketers have a crucial role in helping firms harness these winds, and serve as a force for good.
Drivers of Metric Use in Marketing Mix Decisions: An Investigation across the G7, BRIC, and MIST CountriesJun 12, 2017 Ofer Mintz, Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp, Martijn de Jong, and Imran S. Currim, 2017, 17-113
Important insights for top execs who need to understand and drive downstream managerial metric use
Consumer Culture Matters: What Marketers Need to KnowJun 14, 2016 Sharon Shavitt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
In this half-day workshop, Sharon Shavitt (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) will explore the cultural background “clues” that can help marketers create more effective branding, brand extension, and pricing strategies. She will examine differences/commonalities in the value profiles of Eastern and Western consumers, focusing on the cultural core values that predict consumer motivation. With new findings on Latin American consumers, she will discuss how South American and Hispanic consumers differ from European-American and East Asian consumers and the implications for all types of branding strategies, including luxury branding. This workshop is for researchers and B2B and B2C marketers who want to ensure that their strategies speak to the things that matter to their customers. No passport required.
Wider Gaps in a Flatter World? The Speed of New Product Diffusion in Rich versus Poor CountriesJun 14, 2016 Ashish Sood and Christophe Van den Bulte, 2016, 16-113
Managers should be wary of forecasting how quickly a new product category will gain market traction in poor countries based on its speed of growth in rich countries.
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