Articles & Papers

Since the inception of the Lovemarks theory, academic literature on the topic of emotional marketing has grown considerably. Here you’ll find a sampling of some of the most revealing academic investigations into the hearts and minds of today’s consumers.

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AMA Journals

Brand Experience: What Is It? How Is It Measured? Does It Affect Loyalty?

Brand experience is conceptualized as sensations, feelings, cognitions, and behavioral responses evoked by brand-related stimuli that are part of a brand’s design and identity. In this article for the Journal of Marketing, the authors distinguish several experience dimensions and construct a brand experience scale that includes four dimensions: sensory, affective, intellectual, and behavioral.

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IJMBR

Turn It Up: That’s My Song in That Ad

Popular music in advertising can affect attention, recall, and purchase intention. However, relatively little is known about its effect on attitude when the song in the ad is a favourite song. This study looked at the effect of various and actual integrations of popular music on attitude towards an ad, brand and artist in television commercials.

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VSRD International Journal of Business and Management Research

Power of Senses in Branding and Its Impact on Consumer

This paper examines the multi-sensory brand-experience concept, the significance of the multi-sensory brand-experience in differentiating, distinguishing and positioning a brand in the human mind as an image.

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Ingenta Connect

Romantic Brand Love: A Conceptual Analysis

This article from The Marketing Review looks at ‘romantic brand love’, a unique facet of brand love that is stimulated by specific themes, products and brand symbolism in advertising. It also outlines the structure of romantic brand love and looks at how it is developed.

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JCR

Beyond the Extended Self: Loved Objects and Consumers’ Identity Narratives

This article investigates the possessions and activities that consumers love and their role in the construction of a coherent identity narrative.

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J-CC

Emotions, Imagination and Consumption

This study by Eva Illouz investigates the link between emotion and the sociology of consumption. Arguing not only that the category of ‘emotion’ can be heuristic for a sociology of consumption, but also that the consumption has long been, albeit unknowingly, dealing with emotions.

Type: Articles & Papers, Resources | 239 views

Journal-of-Consumer-Research

The Fire of Desire: A Multisited Inquiry into Consumer Passion

Desire is the motivating force behind much of contemporary consumption. Yet consumer research has devoted little specific attention to passionate and fanciful consumer desire. This article is grounded in consumers’ everyday experiences of longing for and fantasizing about particular goods.

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Journal-of-Ad

Remembering the Good Old Days: The Moderating Role of Consumer Affective State on the Effectiveness of Nostalgic Advertising

This study examines the moderating role of consumer affective state on individuals’ responses to nostalgic and non-nostalgic advertising.

Type: Articles & Papers, Resources | 417 views

EBR

Impacts of the Trilogy of Emotion on Future Purchase Intentions in Products of High Involvement Under the Mediating Role of Brand Awareness

This study validates the impact of emotion – more specifically cognition and affection – on future purchase intentions under mediating role of brand awareness, in a country with growing markets.

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Business-Globalisation

Fans Club Brand Relationship: Football Passion

This study explores why football fans are willing to do make sacrifices in order to continue their relationship with their preferred club.

Type: Articles & Papers, Resources | 415 views

Pyschology-Marketing

Nothing Can Tear Us Apart: The Effect of Brand Identity Fusion in Consumer–Brand Relationships

Comparing brand identity fusion with brand identification, this research provides evidence that brand identity fusion is more predictive and enduring in explaining consumers’ relationship-serving biases and prorelationship behaviors in the face of brand transgressions.

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JCP

Warmth and Conformity: The Effects of Ambient Temperature on Product Preferences and Financial Decisions

Warm temperatures increased the participants’ perceptions of social closeness to other decision-makers, thus leading them to consider the opinions of those decision-makers to have greater validity

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Regional and Business Studies

Lovemarks or Passion Brands May Create Barriers to Private Labels in the Digital Age

In this article from the journal of ‘Regional and Business Studies’, the issue of private label competition is explored. The limitations and advantages of emotional and value based marketing marketing are discussed.

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South East Asia Journal of Management

Sensory Marketing: Impact of Store Atmospherics on Buying Behavior

This paper looks at sensory marketing as an opportunity for retailers to differentiate their offerings in an intensely competitive market and “presents the review of different theoretical models on consumer responses to atmospherics.”

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Journal of Marketing Management

Theory and Strategies of Anthropomorphic Brand Characters from Peter Rabbit, Mickey Mouse, and Ronald McDonald, to Hello Kitty

This paper takes a case study approach and “explores the brand management strategies of Sanrio’s iconic character Hello Kitty, a cat epitomising cuteness and innocence.”