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Advertising versus Prior Beliefs

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We examined the issues of when, and how, consumers' prior beliefs or "theories" might bias their judgments of the association between price and quality using a task that involved taste testing orange juices. When the task was manipulated so that subjects had difficulty in comparing aand contrasting the taste quality of the juices, their covariation judgments tended to be theory driven: while these judgments were somewhat sensitive to the actual price-quality relationship in the "data," they were biased by individuals' prior beliefs about the covariation. Follow-up studies indicated that this effect ...
to enable them to analyse customer's websurfing habits in order to provide them with more relevant, micro-targeted advertising. 2 . Phorm is a similar company operating out of Europe. Adzilla and Project Rialto also appear to be developing similar systems. At one point, NebuAd had signed up more than 30 customers, mostly Internet access providers, 3 its agreements with providers covering 10 percent of the broadband users in America 4 . Due to fallout following public and Congressional concern, NebuAd's largest ISP customers have all pulled out. NebuAd closed for business in the UK in August 2008 and in the US in May ...
Boston Beer Reports Record Second Quarter Depletions
BOSTON, Aug. 3 - The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE:SAM) reported a second quarter core product depletions increase of 13% as compared to the second quarter of 2009.  Net income for the second quarter was $16.3 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, an increase of $4.4 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, from the second quarter of 2009, primarily due to increased core shipment volume, partially offset by increased selling expenses.  Net revenue for the second quarter of 2010 was $129.6 million, an increase of $11.5 million, or 10%, over the same period last year, mainly due to increases in core products shipment volume. market research, surveys and trends
Infant formula
Throughout history, mothers who could not (or chose not to) breastfeed their babies either employed the use of a wet nurse or, less frequently, prepared food for their babies, a process known as “dry nursing.” Baby food composition varied according to region and economic status. In Europe and America during the early 19th century, the prevalence of wet nursing began to decrease, while the practice of feeding babies mixtures based on animal milk rose in popularity. Poster advertisement for Nestle’s Milk by Thophile Alexandre Steinlen, 1895 This trend was driven by cultural changes as well as increased sanitation ... market research, surveys and trends


Changing Adolescent Smoking Prevalence: Impact of Advertising ...
smoking advertising and promotional campaign amounting to $300 million ... group versus 16 percent for the no-intervention control group. ... to control youths' prior smoking beliefs by including covariates in the analyses, such as age, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
News Release
CARPINTERIA, Calif., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) announced today second quarter results and the filing of its Report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the twelve weeks ended Aug. 13, 2007. Second Quarter Highlights -- Same-store sales increased 2.0 percent at Carl's Jr. ® and 2.9 percent at Hardee's ® company-operated restaurants, compared to the prior year quarter. -- Average unit volumes for the trailing thirteen periods increased to $1,481,000 and $934,000 at company-operated Carl's Jr. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Knot Reports Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results
the premier media company devoted to weddings, nesting and babies, today reported financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010. Second Quarter 2010 Summary Results For the quarter ended June 30, 2010, The Knot reported net revenue of $30.6 million, up 4% from $29.5 million in the second quarter of 2009. Online advertising revenue grew 5% versus the prior year's second quarter, as national online advertising grew 10% and local online advertising grew 2%. Merchandise revenue grew 4% while registry services revenue declined 34%. Publishing ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
National CineMedia, Inc. Reports Results for Fiscal Second Quarter 2010
(the Company), the managing member and owner of 38.3% of National CineMedia, LLC (NCM LLC), the operator of the largest digital in-theatre network in North America, today announced consolidated results for the second quarter and six months ended July 1, 2010. Total revenue for the second quarter of 2010 grew 6.7% to $99.1 million from $92.9 million for the comparable quarter last year. Advertising revenue for the second quarter 2010 was $90.1 million, an increase of 7.9% compared to $83.5 million for the comparable quarter last year. Fathom Events revenue decreased ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Advertising versus prior beliefs: Does cigarette and anti-smoking advertising alter young adolescents' perceptions of smokers? Report number. 93–125. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Numerical Inferences: The Effects of Prior Beliefs, Semantic ...
As in the case of prior beliefs, it is plausible that graphical representation will attenuate bias. In discussing the merits of bar charts versus line ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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