Past, Present, and Future Business-to-Business and Industrial Marketing Research

Adam Lindgreen, C. Anthony Di Benedetto, Jens Geersbro, Thomas Ritter

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial


This editorial summarizes both the development and impact of Peter LaPlaca, in terms of his work with and for the industrial and marketing purchasing research community, using several different perspectives. It also offers an overview of what (former) editors of other business-to-business marketing management journals think of Peter LaPlaca. Following that, this editorial briefly reviews dominant topics in Industrial Marketing Management.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIndustrial Marketing Management
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2018


  • Case study
  • Human resource management
  • Industrial marketing management
  • IMP
  • Industrial marketing and purchasing
  • Industry clusters
  • International scope
  • Internationalization
  • Journal demographics
  • Journal positioning
  • Networks
  • Peter LaPlaca
  • Purchasing and supply management
  • Scientific legitimacy
  • Technology mindset
  • Unit pricing
  • Value

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