The Future of Marketing
What is the future of marketing? A Dutch marketing magazine (Tijdschrift voor Marketing, October 2007) reported that the position of the marketing function in corporations is poor:
- Finance, HRM, and Strategy are more important, and Sales is seen as more accountable for hard results.
- Marketeers in the Netherlands are merely focused on creativity, dealing with advertising and promotion, branding, positioning and customer satisfaction measurements. Marketeers do no no longer make it to the top.
I wonder, is this trend global?