Cultivating the Customer Asset
Why Digital Goods Are Valued Less Than Physical GoodsJun 14, 2019
Carey Morewedge, Boston University
Many digital goods such as souvenir photographs, books, and films are substantive innovations relative to their physical counterparts. Despite this, consumers may ascribe less value to digital than to physical versions of the same good.
Measuring Customer Experiences: A Text-Based and Pictorial ScaleJun 10, 2019 Markus Gahler, Jan F. Klein, and Michael Paul, 2019, 19-119
These two scales - one text-based and one icon-based - can provide marketers precise measures of CX performance in real time.
Last Place Aversion in QueuesMay 17, 2019 Ryan W. Buell, 2019, 19-118-05
Last place aversion undermines customer experiences and behaviors, but queue transparency can be an effective design lever to stave off the negative effects.
Lead by Example? Custom-Made Examples Created by Close Others Lead Consumers to Make Dissimilar ChoicesMay 15, 2019 Jennifer K. D’Angelo, Kristin Diehl, and Lisa A. Cavanaugh, 2019, 19-117-05
Novel evidence that custom-made, identity-related products created by a close other can motivate individuals to express uniqueness in their own customization choices.
Consumers Make Joint Decisions All The Time… What Should Marketers Do Differently?May 14, 2019
Hristina Nikolova, Boston College
Consumers make a lot of joint decisions on a daily basis, but are they likely to make the same choices they would if they were alone?
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