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Promoting love can punish sales

Valentine's Day has come and gone. But those images of romance are still everywhere : a happy couple holding hands in an eharmony ad, two lovebirds sharing a tender kiss in a Nikon camera commercial.

dateMar 12, 2014 in Economics & Business
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Want brand loyalty? Scare your customers

Consumers will cling to a product like Coke for comfort if watching a scary movie on their own, a new study from UBC's Sauder School of Business shows. This finding contradicts industry norms which see significantly fewer ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Social Sciences
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