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Behavioral scientists at Wharton and Penn are studying the best communication strategies that nudge people into getting vaccinated for the flu, with implications for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whether it’s marketing a product or winning an election, change agents never succeed by forcing their beliefs on others, says Wharton’s Jonah Berger.
Shoppers are losing patience with retailers during the pandemic, according to a new study that finds significant dissatisfaction with both in-store and online purchases. Wharton’s Tom Robertson explains how retailers[…]
In a stark turnabout, the NFL is now embracing the same goals of social justice and racial equality that cost quarterback Colin Kaepernick his football career. Experts explain the change[…]
Easy returns are great for shoppers, but they are becoming a bigger financial liability for stores. New research co-authored by Wharton’s Thomas S. Robertson explains why it’s time for retailers[…]
In an excerpt from the new edition of his book 'Customer Centricity,' Wharton’s Peter Fader describes how Starbucks has pivoted in recent years to capture more information about its customers[…]
An international consumer brand challenged students to mine its data for revenue-boosting insights at a recent “Datathon” hosted by Wharton Customer Analytics.
New Wharton research explores why consumers are more willing to share personal information when communicating on a smartphone compared with a computer.
When stores start to reopen, the pandemic will have left an indelible footprint on how U.S. consumer-facing businesses operate, writes the Conference Board’s Denise Dahlhoff in this opinion piece.
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on American retailers, particularly those that sell nonessential goods such as apparel. What will the sector look like once the viral threat has passed?