The Impact of Nutrition Claims on SKU Choice: An Investigation of the Moderating Impact of SKU and Category CharacteristicsJan 17, 2020 Niels Holtrop, Kathleen Cleeren, Kelly Geyskens, and Peter Verhoef, 2020, 20-102
About 30% of food and beverages carry nutrition claims. How do they influence grocery shoppers' choice in actual choice contexts when they encounter a large variety of SKUs and lots of information? This study investigates purchases across 1,765 SKUs in 29 food categories.
Satisfaction Surveys or Online Sentiment: Which Best Predicts Firm Performance?Jan 6, 2020 Evert de Haan, 2020, 20-101
Customer satisfaction is an important driver and predictor of purchase behavior and firm performance. Managers traditionally use customer satisfaction surveys…
Generalizable and Robust TV Advertising EffectsJan 3, 2020 Bradley T. Shapiro, Günter J. Hitsch, and Anna E. Tuchman, 2020, 20-100
How much does advertising generally work? Less than the published literature shows, according to this study. Researchers used Nielsen data to estimate advertising elasticities brand by brand, carefully controlling for confounding factors. Their findings offer an important caution to decision makers.
Drowning in Metrics: How Managers Select and Trade-off Metrics for Making Marketing Budgetary DecisionsDec 10, 2019 Ofer Mintz, Yakov Bart, Peter Lenk, and David J. Reibstein, 2019, 19-135
How are managers navigating in the sea of metrics now available for decision making? This framework captures managerial preferences and trade-offs in different business contexts. The results can be used to build customized dashboards to improve managerial decision quality.
Deep Listening to the Voice of Nature: The Journey Towards Sustainable InnovationDec 8, 2019 Jakki Mohr, University of Montana, Linda Price, University of Oregon, and Aric Rindfleisch, University of Illinois, 2019, 19-134
The first marketing study to investigate how firms adopt biomimicry to develop sustainable innovations. This longitudinal examination of over a dozen Fortune 500 firms finds challenges, barriers, and significant rewards in deep listening to the "voice of nature.”