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Man and woman looking at multiple cars trying to make a decision about which to choose.

Consumers habitually seek the middle ground

Unpublished research shows avoiding the extremes is a common approach marketers need to address A foundation of consumer marketing is the malleable nature of our decision making process. When faced with choice, we’re expected to be rational actors who will study our options and make an on-the-fly decision based on

Alan Cooke, Larry DiMatteo and Sonia Singh

Three honored with Warrington’s teaching awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business recognized faculty members Alan Cooke, Sonia Singh and Larry DiMatteo as its 2018-2019 Teaching Award winners. Cooke and Singh are the recipients of the Undergraduate Teaching Award, and DiMatteo is the recipient of the Gradate Teaching Award. Alan Cooke:

Person standing in a crowd at a concert taking a photo of the stage.

Study: Live in the moment, don’t selfie or snap it

If you’re attending a destination wedding, taking a tour or simply celebrating the birthday of someone dear, a study by a group of researchers involving the University of Florida Warrington College of Business and Washington University in St. Louis came to both a new scientific conclusion and a kernel of

Philip Podsakoff

Warrington marketing professor receives award for distinguished scientific contributions

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Philip M. Podsakoff, Hyatt and Cici Brown Chair in Business in the Department of Marketing at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). He

Dr. Chris Janiszewski

Chris Janiszewski named an Association for Consumer Research Fellow

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Chris Janiszewski, Russell Berrie Eminent Scholar Chair in the Department of Marketing at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, has been named a fellow of the Association for Consumer Research. He will be recognized and will present a Fellows Address at the 2019 Association

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‘Rounding Up’ Beats Traditional Fundraising Requests

If you’ve been to the grocery store lately, you may have been asked if you wanted to donate a dollar or five to charity. Or you may have been asked if you wanted to round up to the nearest dollar, with the difference going to a charity. Which approach raises

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Heavener School of Business ranks in top 20 among publics in U.S. News rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business was ranked No. 19 on U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings released Monday, September 10. The Heavener School ranked in the No. 30 position among all U.S. undergraduate programs. It continues to be the highest-ranking undergraduate business

Steve Shugan

Warrington marketing professor wins Churchill Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Steven Shugan, McKethan-Matherly Eminent Scholar and Professor of Marketing, was honored with the 2018 Churchill Award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) Marketing Research Special Interest Group. He is the first faculty member from the University of Florida and second recipient from a university in the state

Dr. Chris Janiszewski

Warrington marketing professor named UF Research Foundation Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Dr. Chris Janiszewski, Russell Berrie Eminent Scholar Chair, was one of 33 faculty members at the University of Florida to be named a UF Research Foundation (UFRF) Professor for 2018-2021. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research

The Next Kirkland? Online Retailers Create Their Own Brands

U.S. News & World Report spoke with JCPenny Professor and Associate Professor of Marketing Dr. Woochoel Shin about the latest trend of online retailers starting their own house brands. Read the U.S. News & World Report article. You can read more from Dr. Shin about store brands versus name brand