Advertising and Brand Attitudes: Evidence from 575 Brands over Five YearsDec 11, 2018 Rex Yuxing Du, Mingyu Joo, and Kenneth C. Wilbur, 2018, 18-138
Estimating causal effects of ads on sales is difficult. Here's empirical guidance on using data for important practical questions: whether to advertise, how much to spend, and how to allocate ad budgets.
The Brand That Wasn’t There: The Impact of Product Displacement on Brand OutcomesDec 10, 2018 Kirk Kristofferson and Lea Dunn, 2018, 18-137-12
Product placement is a well-established tactic, but what about product displacement? Removing a brand logo can have positive or negative outcomes for the brand, depending on consumers' need for cognition.
Automating Online-Offline Data Merger for Integrated MarketingNov 5, 2018 Chenshuo Sun, Anindya Ghose, and Xiao Liu, 2018, 18-136-11
This innovative online-to-offline data merging scheme shows how capitalizing on consumers’ omni-channel behavioral data can help marketers achieve better user segmentation and engagement prediction.
Leveraging the Power of Images in Predicting Product Return RatesOct 29, 2018 Daria Dzyabura, Siham El Kihal, and Marat Ibragimov, 2018, 18-135-10
How firms can use visual analytics to predict and better-manage online product return rates
Customer Segmentation, Leapfrogging, Switching, and Cannibalization in the Context of Disruptive Technological ChangeOct 25, 2018 Deepa Chandrasekaran, Gerard J. Tellis, and Gareth M. James, 2018, 18-134-10
Based on a multi-country dataset, this study models five adopter segments for successive technologies and shows how each may contribute to cannibalization and disruption of incumbents.