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In most frequently purchased, branded product markets, the consumer has little to choose from in terms of significantly differentiated products. The staggering array of manufacturers' claims and counter claims of brand superiority seems to leave consumers somewhat bewildered or cynical. What would happen if the credibility of the appeals made on behalf of one brand should suddenly be enhanced by a seemingly legitimate authority? More specifically, what would characterize consumers who would respond to such a change in credibility?
Armstrong, J. S., & Montgomery, D. B. (1970). Brand Trial After a Credibility Change. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/marketing_papers/97
Date Posted: 15 June 2007
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