The book covers: new ideas on marketing science and practice - views on the future of marketing and retailing - views on place marketing, person marketing, idea and cause marketing - encounters with museums, art collectors, and the performing arts - concerns about the growing threats to Capitalism and Democracy - proposals for reducing poverty, corruption and income inequality - international adventures in Italy, Sweden, Japan, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil and Mexico - life in Chicago, Chautauqua and Longboat Key, Fl. - meeting Nancy and their raising wonderful children and grandchildren - adventures at the University of Chicago, M.I.T., Harvard and Northwestern
“There’s only one name in marketing: Phil Kotler. His latest may be his best—a summa that captures the best of his insights, as original today as when he first took pen in hand, forty years ago.” - Tom Peters, author of "In Search of Excellence"
"What Peter Drucker is to management, Philip Kotler is to marketing. Kotler's ideas are endlessly interesting, relevant, and ahead of the times." - Al Ries, author of "The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR"
“Phil Kotler is the reigning sage of marketing, with vast knowledge, penetrating insight, and a fabulous ability to synthesize a complex topic into truthful simplicity. A master teacher, Kotler continues to shape the minds of marketing leaders around the world—and through his writing, he can shape your mind, too.” - Jim Collins, author of "Good to Great"