The sequel to the highly successful 'Store Wars: the battle for mindspace and shelfspace' published in 1995. The new edition will retain all the strengths of the old book including a comprehensive and complex approach to the consumer & retail market and the interaction between FMCG retailers and manufacturers. The book will be thoroughly revised and updated and will consist of 4 main parts: A section on leading FMCG companies and brands (such as Coke, P&G, Unilever, Nestle, L'Oreal etc.), their marketing and branding strategies in the western markets (USA, Western Europe: UK, France, Germany and others). A section on leading retailers (Wal-Mart, Tesco, Carrefour etc.), their developments and expansion over the last 10 years. A section describing the interaction between retailers and manufacturers, including competition for end-consumers, trade marketing. A section covering the Emerging Markets--the retail landscape in the major developing economies, results of the expansion of major FMCG brands and western retail chains, challenges related to distribution and FMCG marketing in those countries. The book will also discuss the impact of the Global Crisis on the consumer and retail markets as well as predictions and prospects for the future. Completely updated and revised, with new data, examples and case studies. International, e-grocer and private label sections added. Retailers grow in power and expand worldwide. Manufacturers merge and takeover each other in a desperate attempt to compete. E-retailing is growing quickly to 30% of total sales. ''Fully updated and revised by Greg Thain and John Bradley, based on the original book by Judith Corstjens and Marcel Corstjens published in 1995. The views expressed in the current edition are solely those of Greg Thain and John Bradley'.' Completely revised and updated, 'Store Wars' brings right up to date the struggle between manufacturers and retailers for control of MINDSPACE and SHELFSPACE in developed markets, emerging markets and the internet. This is a must-read book if you work in Retail, FMCG, Marketing or Consumer Goods. Consumer marketing & Consumer purchases, drive our modern world. The world market is quickly dividing between a few mega manufactures that market worldwide and international retailers who are striving to catch and dominate. Marketing for FMCG manufacturers and retailers is coalescing. Every FMCG manufacturer must now understand retailers, their business and marketing strategies, their strengths and limitations. Marketing for retailers involves, for their mushrooming and complex Private Label ranges, adopting the portfolio management and branding techniques of their suppliers. Never has it been more important for each to walk in the other's shoes.