Big Book of Marketing: Lessons and Practices from the World's Greatest Companies / Edition 1

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"A real world tool for helping develop effective marketing strategies and plans." -- Dennis Dunlap, Chief Executive Officer, American Marketing Association

"For beginners and professionals in search of answers." -- Stephen Joel Trachtenberg, President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service, The George Washington University

"A 'must read' for every business major and corporate executive." -- Clarence Brown, former Acting Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

The Biggest Companies. The Boldest Campaigns.


The most comprehensive book of its kind, The Big Book of Marketing is the definitive resource for marketing your business in the twenty-first century. Each chapter covers a fundamental aspect of the marketing process, broken down and analyzed by the greatest minds in marketing today. For the first time ever, 110 experts from the world's most successful companies reveal their step-by-step strategies, proven marketing tools, and tricks of the trade—fascinating, exclusive, real-world case studies from an all-star roster of companies, including:

• Alcoa
• American Express
• Amtrak
• Antimicrobial
• Technologies Group
• APL Logistics
• Arnold

• AT&T
• Atlas Air
• Bloomingdale's
• Boeing
• Bristol-Myers Squibb
• Burson-Marsteller
• BzzAgent
• Caraustar
• Cargill
• Carnival
• Coldwell Banker
• Colgate-Palmolive
• Colonial Pipeline
• Con-way
• Costco
• Dean Foods
• Discovery Communications
• Draftfcb
• DSC Logistics
• DuPont
• Edelman
• ExxonMobil
• Fabri-Kal
• FedEx Trade Networks
• Fleishman-Hillard
• Ford
• Frito-Lay
• GE
• Greyhound
• Hair Cuttery
• Hilton
• Ingram Barge
• Ingram Micro
• International Paper

John Deere
• Kimberly-Clark
• Kodak
• Kraft
• L.L.Bean

• Long Island Rail Road
• Mars

• McDonald's
• McKesson
• Nationals
• New York Times
• Nordstrom
• Ogilvy Action
• Overseas Shipholding Group
• Owens Illinois
• P & G
• Papa John's
• Paramount Pictures
• Patagonia
• PepsiCo
• Pfizer
• Porter Novelli
• Ritz-Carlton
• Safeway
• Saks Fifth Avenue
• Sara Lee
• SC Johnson
• Sealed Air
• Sears
• Silgan
• Skyhook
• Snap-on Tools
• Southwest
• Sports and Leisure
• ResearchGroup

• Stoner
• Supervalu
• Synovate
• Tanimura & Antle
• Tenet Healthcare
• Texas Instruments
• 3M
• ToysRUs
• Trader Joe's
• Tupperware
• Under Armour
• United Airlines
• United Stationers
• Verizon
• Weyerhaeuser
• Wilson Sporting Goods
• Wunderman
• Xerox
• Y&R

No matter what business you're in--from retail and manufacturing to service and nonprofit--The Big Book of Marketing offers the most practical, hands-on advice you’ll ever find . . . from the best in the business.

Anthony G. Bennett taught marketing at Georgetown University. With three decades of experience in the field, he has held a variety of key marketing positions at Fortune 500 companies, including AT&T and others. He resides in McLean, Virginia.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071621250
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/21/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony G. Bennett has worked as a

marketing and sales executive at several Fortune 100 companies.

He teaches marketing at Georgetown University.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Marketing Introduction; Chapter 2. Marketing Planning; Chapter 3. Marketing Research; Chapter 4. Consumer Purchasing Behavior; Chapter 5. Organizational Purchasing Behavior; Chapter 6. Demand Promotion Management; Chapter 7. Selling and Sales Management; Chapter 8. Advertising; Chapter 9. Public Relations; Chapter 10. Promotional Marketing; Chapter 11. Direct Marketing; Chapter 12. Product Management; Chapter 13. Product Packaging; Chapter 14. Product Pricing; Chapter 15. Product Quality; Chapter 16. Supply Chain Management; Chapter 17. Wholesaling; Chapter 18. Warehousing; Chapter 19. Transportation; Chapter 20. Retailing; Chapter 21. Legal/Ethics/Social Responsibility; Chapter 22. Environment; Chapter 23. International Case Study; Chapter 24. Financing the Marketing Plan

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