Robin Coulter, professor of marketing, University of Connecticut, and Yuliya Strizhakova, associate professor of marketing, Rutgers University received the 2015 S. Tamer Cavusgil Award at the Summer 2016 American Marketing Association Conference held in Atlanta in early August. The Editorial Board of the Journal of International Marketing identified their article, “Drivers of Local Relative to Global Brand Purchases: A Contingency Approach,” as making the most significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of international marketing management in 2015.
Hartford Courant – “Retailers want to make sure that they’ve created a playlist that makes customers want to come into the store, said Robin Coulter, professor of marketing and VOYA Financial Fellow who specializes in consumer behavior at the University of Connecticut School of Business.
The Daily Campus – Robin Coulter, a professor at UConn and head of the marketing department within the School of Business, offered her perspective on this year’s Black Friday. Coulter echoed the idea that some find it objectionable to shop on Thanksgiving, while adding that there are a variety of reasons for people to shop online over a “brick and mortar store.”
Professor Robin Coulter Brings New Ideas, Energy to American Marketing Association
UConn Marketing Professor Robin Coulter has been selected as the 2015-16 president of the prestigious American Marketing Association’s Academic Council.
Coulter said she has identified three key goals to focus on during her tenure with the organization, which has 30,000 members worldwide.
“It’s an exciting time to be president of Academic Council, as there are many opportunities to make change,” Coulter said. “I’m looking forward to working with Russ Klein, the AMA’s new CEO, and his management team.”Continue Reading
A Week in South Africa Proves Life-Altering for EMBA Students
When Executive MBA (EMBA) students Julia Winer and Srinivas Loke travelled to Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, this summer, as part of their curriculum, they expected to learn about the country’s history, culture and business challenges.
What surprised them both was how profound the experience was, and the way it changed their perspectives on life and business.Continue Reading
As globalization has ensued, consumers around the world are increasingly making choices between global brands (sold under the same name in multiple countries around the world), and local brands (sold under a given name in one country or local region). Historically, local brands, particularly in emerging markets, were viewed as low quality and unappealing, but with the increased prevalence of global brands, local brands have become more competitive alternatives that signal originality, local cultural connections, pride and prestige. Notably, local brands are steadily gaining market share in India, China, Russia, and Brazil.Continue Reading
Marketing Profs – Consumers are sensitive to the text size of discounted prices on price tags and product advertisements, according to researchers Keith Coulter and Robin Coulter from Clark University and the University of Connecticut, respectively. They found that consumers perceive price to be significantly lower when the reduced price is printed in a smaller font than that of the original price.