The Experience Economy, Updated Edition

Version: Unabridged
Author: James H. Gilmore , B. Joseph Pine II
Narrator: Alan Sklar
Genres: Marketing & Advertising, Management & Leadership
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: December 2012
# of Units: 11 CDs
Length: 12 hours, 12 minutes
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Overview

In 1999 Joseph Pine and James Gilmore offered readers the idea of the experience economy as a new way to connect with customers and secure their loyalty. As a result, their book The Experience Economy is now a classic, embraced by readers and companies worldwide and read in more than a dozen languages.

Though the world has changed in many ways since then, the way to a customer's heart has not. In fact, the idea of staging experiences to leave a memorable-and thus a lucrative-impression is now more relevant than ever. With a torrent of brands attacking consumers from all sides, how do you make yours stand out?

Welcome to the new experience economy. With this fully updated edition of the book, Pine and Gilmore make an even stronger case that experience is the missing link between a company and its potential customers. It offers rich new examples-including the US Army, Heineken Experience, Autostadt, American Girl Place, and others-to show fresh approaches to scripting and staging compelling experiences, while staying true to the very real economic conditions of the day.

Includes a bonus pdf with graphics

"[An] updated and wonderfully relevant book."-AdAge

Author Details

Author Details

II, B. Joseph Pine

B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore are cofounders of Strategic Horizons, LLP, an Ohio-based thinking studio dedicated to helping enterprises conceive and design new ways of adding value to their economic offerings, and coauthors of Authenticity. Pine, who also wrote Mass Customization, is a senior fellow with the Design Futures Council and the European Centre for the Experience Economy, which he cofounded. Gilmore is a Batten Fellow and visiting lecturer at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.