Everything You Need to Create Effective Marketing Strategies! With its engaging writing style and clear presentation, this how--to book provides you with the core marketing management concepts that everyone must know to compete in todaya s business environment. Updated to reflect the current marketplace, the book spotlights hot topics such as electronic commerce, brand equity, database marketing, relationship marketing, business to business marketing, and interfunctional coordination. And with the help of real--world examples, youa ll learn how to apply the material to plan, coordinate, and execute a successful marketing strategy. Key Features of the Second Edition aeo Updated Marketing in Action and Marketing Strategies boxes provide real--world examples that demonstrate how the material is applied in business. aeo "New Applying. To" and "Integrating. With" sections highlight topical marketing and business areas. aeo Internet coverage is integrated throughout the book. aeo Globalization is thoroughly discussed and the concepts are reinforced through examples and questions. aeo Ethics questions. aeo SPSS(r) Student Version for Windows 9.0 is available to accompany the text.