Part 1: Introduction 1. Introduction to Branding: Issues and Perspectives Part 2: Building a Brand 2. Understanding Brands with Contemporary Issues 3. Branding: Performance and Profit 4. Brands, culture, leadership and differentiation: testing the effectiveness of highly performance-oriented appeal in four European countries 5. The impact of GDPR on brands responsibility: Between a "new normal" customer-centricity and the risk of reputational damage 6. Branding: Ethic, sustainability, and Inclusion Part 3: Designing a Brand 7. Branding: Aesthetics. Building Brand Value through Art and Architecture 8. Branding: Voice 9. Sensory Branding: What it is, why it matters, and how to use it 10. Branding: Virtual space: past, present and new directions in virtual worlds Part 4: Branding and Stakeholders 11. Branding: Internal and External Stakeholders 12. Global branding 13. Office Branding in the Digital Age 14. Branding: Online community Part 5: Conclusion 15. Consumer-Brand Relationship: Building Consumer value, Consumer loyalty and Business Performance 16. Branding Customer Value
Pantea Foroudi is business manager and Solution Architect at Foroudi Consultancy, and a member of the Marketing, Branding, and Tourism department at Middlesex University London, UK.Maria Palazzo is a research fellow at the Department of Political and Communication Sciences (DISPC) at University of Salerno, Italy, where she is also a member of the Sustainability Communication Centre (SCC).
"Contemporary Issues in Branding ... does what it states on the cover. To managers it engages the power of branding to stimulate target markets. To those studying branding it is a highly informative book covering concepts and applications with a diversity of examples and cases." - Professor Len Tiu Wright is Editor-in-Chief at Cogent OA Business & Management. She had previously been Professor of Marketing at the University of Huddersfield and De Montfort University, UK and Visiting Professor at the University of Keele, UK"This compendium focusing on contemporary issues in branding will be of interest to almost anyone with an interest in developments in branding. The book explores both traditional and novel perspectives on the territory. Contemporary Issues in Branding will engender deliberation and reflection among branding scholars and managers alike. Clearly, the editors are to be congratulated for broadening the branding oeuvre." - Professor John M.T. Balmer, Professor of Corporate Marketing and Director of the Marketing and Corporate Brand Research Group, Brunel University Business School, London, UK; quondam Professor of Corporate Identity/Brand Management, Bradford University School of Management, UK"The book is a nice collection of views contributed from a number of very well-known authors on brand building, brand design and the stakeholders in this process, followed by a concluding link with brand related outcomes. The research results and practical examples come from many perspectives and industries, reflecting the current state of development in brand management. It is an interesting read for people working in brand management both as academics and practitioners." - Professor Cleopatra Veloutsou is Professor of Brand Management at the Adam Business School, University of Scotland, UK