Well, if the headline made you think and assume the tone of the article to be otherwise, it has served its purpose. Coming to the focus of the article, would like to put forth my views on why “Bottom of the pyramid” should be top on the priority list not just for businesses of all hues and sizes irrespective of where they are based and operate.
It is something that traditional marketers may not like to hear. The way marketing currently works and is delivered will have to take a U turn to be even relevant. All that and more insights emerged in a PRHUB interaction with Arun Sinha, winner of AMA Marketer of the Year in 2005 and currently the Head of Global Marketing at Pitney Bowes Inc., USA, a Fortune 500 firm.
This article is based on the experience Xavier Prabhu had when he led a Communication Workshop in Tokyo. Japanese companies despite having strong business ties with India are not as successful here as some Western and Korean brands are.