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Practitioners' Evolving Views on Product Placement Effectiveness


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    The practice of product (or brand) placement has grown significantly during the past 20 years; marketers now frequently use placements as the basis for multimillion dollar integrated promotional campaigns. A survey of the members of the Entertainment Resources and Marketing Association, the leading placement-industry group, was conducted to assess practitioners' beliefs. Items mirrored those used in a 1994 survey of the same group. Practitioners today believe an expanded set of brand and executional factors are important for the placement to be effective. Today's practitioners are also more likely to believe that placement leads to trade-offs between financial and creative considerations in film production.

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    Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal Journal of Advertising Research.

    Volume (Year): 43 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 02 (June)
    Pages: 138-149

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    Handle: RePEc:cup:jadres:v:43:y:2003:i:02:p:138-149_03

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    1. Lehu, Jean-Marc & Bressoud, Etienne, 2008. "Effectiveness of brand placement: New insights about viewers," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 61(10), pages 1083-1090, October.
    2. Thomas, Sunil & Kohli, Chiranjeev S., 2011. "Can brand image move upwards after Sideways? A strategic approach to brand placements," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 41-49, January.
    3. Jean-Marc Lehu & Etienne Bressoud, 2007. "Viewers and brand placement in movies: new insights about viewers contribute to better understand the effectiveness of the technique," Post-Print halshs-00305723, HAL.
    4. Etienne Bressoud & Jean-Marc Lehu, 2008. "Product placement in movies: questioning the effectiveness according to the spectator's viewing conditions," Post-Print halshs-00303667, HAL.
    5. Etienne Bressoud & Jean-Marc Lehu & Cristel Antonia Russell, 2008. "Integrating placement and audience characteristics to assess the recall of product placements in film: findings from a field study," Post-Print halshs-00303731, HAL.
    6. Etienne Bressoud & Jean-Marc Lehu, 2007. "The product placement efficiency as a result of a relationship between a spectator and a movie," Post-Print halshs-00305718, HAL.
    7. Etienne Bressoud & Jean-Marc Lehu, 2007. "The second life of a product placement in movies: the DVD," Post-Print halshs-00305729, HAL.


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