Collaboration between Consumers and Companies in Generating Ideas for Product Development

Title

Collaboration between Consumers and Companies in Generating Ideas for Product Development

Author

Antoniya Boykova

Classification JEL

M31

Abstract

The development of modern society and the achievements in the field of technologies have led to changes in the interaction between companies and consumers. Nowadays, companies and organizations can use Internet technologies in order to reach their customers in a new and different way. This paper dwells on a research of the forms of cooperation between companies and consumers within the framework of digital domain in the foodstuff manufacturing sector in Bulgaria. The research aims to demonstrate how companies can improve the contact with their consumers by using innovative online platforms for generation of ideas thus creating new and differentiated products meeting the expectations of customers. These platforms allow business organizations to interact with their consumers and make them committed to their business. The present article is funded under Project №182/2016.

Keywords

marketing, ideas, innovation, ideas generation platforms.

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Please cite this article as: mbd (2017) Collaboration between Consumers and Companies in Generating Ideas for Product Development. International Conference on Marketing and Business Development. http://www.mbd.ase.ro/?p=300