New Product Success Stories What are the secrets behind such spectacular new product successes as Slim-Fast, Cellular One, and Phillips CD? How did Snapple, MCI Friends and Family, MTV, and The Body Shop emerge from obscurity to become household names, seemingly overnight? Find out in New Product Success Stories, a book that takes you behind the scenes of 24 of the biggest new product success stories of the past few years. From repeat purchase and durable products such as Lever 2000 and Ford Taurus, to major technologies such as Cellular One, from services like Courtyard by Marriott, to retailers such as The Body Shop International, youare given a unique, firsthand look at how a wide range of innovative companies employed a variety of approaches to successfully developing and marketing their new products. New Product Success Stories was designed to help business-people to identify and study the factors that have been shown to play a central role in new product success. Consequently, the book is organized according to such vital issues as: Aligning strategic opportunities Capitalizing on the business environment Pursuing market acceptance Motivating the organization Creating new product ideas Designing new products from concepts Refining the new product Tracking the new product Each success story follows a similar format, offering a brief history of the product idea, a company profile, a blow-by-blow account of the development process, an explanation of the productas success in terms of factors both inside and outside the organization, and future prospects for both product and the company. Offering a unique opportunity to learn the secrets behind 24 sensational new product success stories, New Product Success Stories is an invaluable tool of survival in todayas rapidly changing business world.Customer service was also emphasized in training. As incentive ... The company relied instead on retail location and its knowledgeable, well- trained staff as the best communicators of the Starbucks image and products. This strategy provedanbsp;...
|Title||:||New Product Success Stories|
|Author||:||Robert J. Thomas|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 1995|