Dimitar Trendafilov

Dimitar Trendafilov earned an MBA and a Ph.D. in Semiotics from New Bulgarian University. As a full-time lecturer and member of the Department of Economics at NBU, he teaches strategic marketing and brand management, knowledge management in marketing, and commercial communications. He has conducted projects for the cosmetic and tobacco industries, banking, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and software. He is author of Semiotic Studies on Brand (2017), and the marketing textbooks Retail Marketing and Branding (2017) and Brand Building and Positioning (2022), as well as an upcoming monograph titled Mobile Consumer. His studies of the semiotics of branding are available in such journals as Semiotica, Punctum, Public Journal of Semiotics, and Lexia. He and Kristian Bankov contributed an essay on "Semiotics in Marketing and Branding" to volume 2 of Bloomsbury Semiotics.