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Public Policy and Consumer Information: Impact of the New Energy Labels

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McNeill, D. L. & Wilkie, W. L. (1979). Public policy and consumer information: Impact of the new energy labels. Journal of Consumer Research, 6, 1, 1-11.
Investigated 2 questions about the federal energy consumption labeling program for home appliances: (a) the likely impact of the labels on consumers and (b) the relative effect of…

Moderators of the Negativity Effect: Commitment, Identification, and Consumer Sensitivity to Corporate Social Performance

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Liu, T., Wang, C., & Wu, L. (2009). Moderators of the negativity effect: Commitment, identification, and consumer sensitivity to corporate social performance. Psychology and Marketing, 27(1), 54-70.
Numerous studies have identified constructs such as commitment and brand familiarity as moderators of negativity effects. However, boundary conditions for this moderation have yet…

The Effects of Brand Relationship Norms on Consumer Attitudes and Behavior

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Aggarwal, P., & Iacobucci, D. (2004). The effects of brand relationship norms on consumer attitudes and behavior. Journal of Consumer Research, 31(1), 87-101. doi:10.1086/383426.
The key premise underlying this work is that when consumers form relationships with brands they use norms of interpersonal relationships as a guide in their brand assessments. Two…

Behavioural Science around the World: A World Bank Report

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Julie Cook Kitchener August 18, 2020 03:45 PM
Hi everyone, Last year, the World Bank published a report entitled "Behavioral science around the world: Profiles of 10 countries". They provide details on what these 10 countrie…

Washington State Promotes the Purchase of Recycled Content Products With Prompts in the "Get in the Loop, Buy Recycled" Program

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King County commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials & Atwood, A. M. (1994). Consumer research survey: Knowledge, attitudes, and purchase of recycled-content products. King County Commission for Marketing Recyclable Materials.
Washington State used market research to identify the primary barriers to buying recycled products. Although concerns about price and quality were not addressed during this campai…

WRAP (Waste Reduction Awards Program)

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In California, businesses generate more than half the state's waste and thus, can play a significant role in helping local governments reduce the amount of garbage being diverted …

Waste Wise Program

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Waste Wise is a free, voluntary program set up by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) which attempts to eliminate costly municipal solid waste. Waste Wise targ…

Energy Star: The Symbol for Energy Efficiency.

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Energy Star is a government and industry partnership that makes it easier for businesses and consumers to save money and protect the environment. In 1992, the U. S. Environmental …

The Effect of Ecological Concern on Brand Perceptions

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Kinnear, T. C., & Taylor, J. R. (1973). The effect of ecological concern on brand perceptions. Journal of Marketing Research, 10, 2, 191-197.
Examined the relationship between the amount of concern for the ecology and buyers' perceptions of detergent brands. The data were collected by means of a mail questionnaire sen…

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