Retailing Management (9th edition)

Retailing Management (9th edition)

By: Barton A. Weitz (author), Michael Levy (author), Dhruv Grewal (author)Hardback

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Retailing Management's 9th edition places critical and practical emphasis on five exciting new developments in retailing's high tech, global, growth industry: (1) big data and analytical methods for decision making, (2) communicating with customers and enhancing the shopping experience with social media and smart phones, (3) utilizing mobile channels and providing a seamless multichannel customer experience, (4) engagement in corporate social responsibility and the social considerations of business decisions, and (5) the impacts of globalization on the retail industry. With focus on some of the most admired and sophisticated retailers in the world like Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Amazon, Starbucks, and Kroger, the 9th edition of Retailing Management provides challenging and rewarding opportunities for students interested in retailing careers and careers with companies such as IBM, Procter & Gamble, and Google that support the retail industry. New Vignettes in each chapter and the addition of Connect with SmartBook help the 9th edition of Retailing Management maintain and grow as the market's leading Retailing franchise. Retailing Management is proud to welcome Dhruv Grewal, Toyota Chair of Commerce and Electronic Business, and Professor of Marketing at Babson College, to the 9th edition author team. Dhruv brings years of academic experience and close collaborations with Michael Levy to co-author several retailing articles and co-edit the Journal of Retailing from 2001 to 2007, round out this powerful author team.

About Author

Michael Levy received an undergraduate and M.S. degrees in business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Ph.D. in business administration from Ohio State University. He is the Charles Clarke Reynolds Professor of Marketing Emeritus at Babson College and CEO of RetailProf LLC. Dr. Levy received the inaugural ACRA Academic Lifetime Achievement Award; the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award, American Marketing Association, Retailing Special Interest Group; the Babson Faculty Scholarship Award; and the Distinguished Service Award, Journal of Retailing. Marketing Educator rated him one of the best researchers in marketing. Dr. Levy has published more than 50 articles in leading marketing and logistics journals and is co-author of the sixth edition of Marketing. He has performed research projects with major retailers and retail technology firms, including Accenture, Federated Department Stores, Khimetrics, Mervyns, Neiman Marcus, ProfitLogic, and Zale Corp. Barton A. Weitz received an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from MIT and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in business administration from Stanford University. He was a member of the faculty at the University of CaliforniaLos Angeles Graduate School of Business and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is JCPenney Emeritus Eminent Scholar Chair in Retail Management in the Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida (UF). Dr. Weitz founded the UF David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, which is supported by contributions from JCPenney, Macys, Walmart, Office Depot, and Home Depot. He has won awards for teaching excellence and published in leading academic journals on channel relationships, electronic retailing, store design, salesperson effectiveness, and sales force and human resource management. Dr. Weitz is past chair of the American Marketing Association and was honored as the AMA/Irwin Distinguished Educator. Dhruv Grewal received a Ph.D. from Virginia Tech and is the Toyota Chair in Commerce and Electronic Business and professor of marketing at Babson College. His academic interests focus is on marketing foundations and research, retailing, pricing, and value-based strategies. Dr. Grewal was awarded the 2005 Lifetime Achievement in Behavioral Pricing Award by Fordham University and was listed in the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds by Thomson Reuters in 2014. He is a coauthor of Marketing Research, has published more than 70 articles in leading journals, and serves on numerous editorial boards. Dr. Grewal is a recipient of the 2005 Sherwin-Williams Distinguished Teaching Award, SMA; 2003 AMA Award for Innovative Excellence in Marketing Education; 1999 AMS Great Teachers in Marketing Award; and 1998 Executive MBA Teaching Excellence Award. He has taught executive seminars and joined in research with numerous firms, including IRI, TJX, Radio Shack, Monsanto, McKinsey, and Motorola.

Contents

SECTION I - THE WORLD OF RETAILINGChapter 1: Introduction to the World of RetailingChapter 2: Types of RetailersChapter 3: Multichannel RetailingChapter 4: Customer Buying BehaviorSECTION II - RETAILING STRATEGYChapter 5: Retail Market StrategyChapter 6: Financial StrategyChapter 7: Retail LocationsChapter 8: Retail Site LocationChapter 9: Human Resource ManagementChapter 10: Information Systems and Supply Chain ManagementChapter 11: Customer Relationship ManagementSECTION III - MERCHANDISE MANAGEMENTChapter 12: Managing the Merchandise Planning ProcessChapter 13: Buying MerchandiseChapter 14: Retail PricingChapter 15: Retail Communication MixSECTION IV - STORE MANAGEMENTChapter 16: Managing the StoreChapter 17: Store Layout, Design, and Visual MerchandisingChapter 18: Customer Service

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780078028991
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 704
  • ID: 9780078028991
  • weight: 1492
  • ISBN10: 007802899X
  • edition: 9th edition

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