Marketing Dictionary Essay

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DICTIONARY OF MARKETING third edition DICTIONARY OF MARKETING third edition A. Ivanovic MBA P.H. Collin BLOOMSBURY A BLOOMSBURY REFERENCE BOOK Originally published by Peter Collin Publishing Third edition published 2003 Second edition published 1996 First edition published 1989 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 38 Soho Square London W1D 3HB © Copyright A. Ivanovic & P H Collin 1989, 1996 This edition © copyright Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2003 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the permission of the publishers British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library ISBN 0-7475-6621-6 eISBN-13: 978-1-4081-0213-8 Text computer typeset by Bloomsbury Publishing Printed in Italy by Legoprint PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION This dictionary provides the user with a comprehensive vocabulary of terms used in marketing. It covers such aspects of the subject as market research, advertising, promotional aids and selling techniques. The main words are explained in simple English, and, where appropriate, examples are given to show how the words are used in context. Quotations are also given from various magazines and journals, which give an idea of how the terms are used in real life. The Supplement at the back of the book gives some further information which may be of use to the user. We are particularly grateful to Margaret Jull Costa and Stephen Curtis for valuable comments which they made on the text. PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION Business terminology changes rapidly, and this second edition includes a variety of new terms and expressions which have come into use since the first edition was published. We have also included new examples and quotations from recent magazines. Also included is a pronunciation guide for the main entry
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