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New Faculty Research Examines The Benefits of Going Solo

It is daunting to participate in activities and experiences alone. In fact, nearly 70% of adults in the United States choose to engage in experiences with others, whether it be a…

February 14, 2023

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Marketing Professors React to 2023 Super Bowl Ads

With some of this year’s Super Bowl ad teasers already released, we sat down with Jimmy Lynn, an adjunct professor in the McDonough School of Business, and Ronnie, …

February 10, 2023

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The Edge: Measuring the Happiness of Consumer Purchases

Can material objects make us happy? Or will we make ourselves happier by spending money on experiences? To find the answer, says Rebecca Hamilton, Psaros Chair and professor of…

December 12, 2022

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Meet the New McDonough Faculty: Anita Rao

We are pleased to welcome new faculty members to the Georgetown McDonough community this fall.  In our Meet the New McDonough Faculty Series, learn more about the interests,…

August 22, 2022

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Meet the New McDonough Faculty: Ziwei Cong

We are pleased to welcome new faculty members to the Georgetown McDonough community this fall.  In our Meet the New McDonough Faculty Series, learn more about the interests,…

August 11, 2022

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Office Hours: Prashant Malaviya Reviews Super Bowl Advertisements and Discusses Emerging Trends

Earlier this month, more than 100 million viewers tuned in to watch Super Bowl LVI. The annual sporting event continues to command the largest viewership among national broadcast…

February 28, 2022

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Letter: Purpose before profit can give brands an edge

"A big reason that “purpose” may be important for individual brands, as well as the corporate house, is the motivation of some consumers to align themselves with brands that…

January 17, 2022

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Sticker shock over holidays could shake up how retailers, consumers think about sales

Luc Wathieu, a professor of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, said retailers don’t need to dangle discounts in the same way this holiday. In…

November 26, 2021

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Sitting Out the Season: A Record Number of Americans Say They Won’t Be Buying Holiday Gifts This Year

Karthik Easwar, an associate professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business who specializes in consumer psychology, said he agrees that the pandemic's economic…

November 25, 2021

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8 Companies That Changed Their Names to Signal a Strategy Shift

Neeru Paharia, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business whose research focuses on brand signaling, said that the rebranding allowed…

October 29, 2021