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Consumer Behavior: The Psychology of Marketing

Consumer Behavior: The Psychology of Marketing
Lars Perner, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Marketing Department of Marketing Marshall School of Business University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 90089-0443, USA (213) 740-7127 Introduction The study of consumers helps firms and organizations improve their marketing strategies by understanding issues such as how

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