There’s No Free Lunch Conversation: The Effect of Brand Advertising on Word of MouthFeb 28, 2017 Mitchell J. Lovett, Renana Peres, and Linli Xu, 2017, 17-103
There's a widely held belief that brand advertising can create big consumer brand buzz. This study suggests otherwise.
Everybody Loves It, You’ve Got to Love It Too! The Downside of Receiving More (and More) Positive Word of MouthJan 30, 2017 David L. Alexander and Sarah G. Moore, 2017, 17-102
As consumers receive more positive word of mouth for a newly adopted product, they feel increasing pressure to perform as competently with the product as those who recommended it.
Using Social Coupons to Enhance Customers’ Social EmpowermentJan 29, 2017 Sara Hanson and Hong Yuan , 2017, 17-101
The simple act of sharing a social coupon generates greater purchase amounts and purchase intentions.
The Effects of Mobile Apps on Shopper Purchases and Product ReturnsJan 3, 2017 Unnati Narang and Venkatesh Shankar, 2017, 17-100
This study offers new insights about the effects of mobile app adoption on shopping behavior across channels--and suggests managerial caution against “all-in-one” app designs.
Changing Their Tune: How Consumers’ Adoption of Online Streaming Affects Music Consumption and DiscoveryDec 28, 2016 Hannes Datta, George Knox, and Bart J. Bronnenberg, 2016, 16-136
Consumer adoption of music streaming boosts play counts and variety of listening; it also increases consumers' discovery of new digital content.