On demand-side sources of service innovation ideas

Ya-Feng CHANG, Chun-Ching YEH


Abstract. Increasing degree of consensus has been made among academics and practitioners, that firms should pay special attention to the demand-side factors just to design and produce products/services that gain most loyalty. This article discusses further the specific demand-side sources of service innovation ideas in a multi-layer direct marketing context. Experience marketing, value perception, and re-purchasing process are proposed and articulated. Implications for research and practices are offered. 

Keywords. Demand-side drivers, Service innovation, Multi-layer direct marketing.

JEL. M10, M11, M14.


Demand-side drivers; Service innovation; Multi-layer direct marketing.

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