The second edition of this widely adopted text is a complete guide to the entire discipline of marketing, including the latest developments in areas such as: Category management. Database marketing. Loyalty Schemes. Marketing investment. Relationship marketing. The structure has been simplified so that the length of time to study all the material in the book has now been reduced by a quarter. The text is clearly structured in a modular fashion so that only the material needed for the specific course being studied need be referred to. The emphasis is on learning, rather than on reading, using well-tried distance learning techniques. Competitively prices, Marketing is designed as a first choice text for marketing undergraduates, MBA students and those taking professional examinations.Mercer, David is the author of 'Marketing', published 1996 under ISBN 9780631196389 and ISBN 0631196382.