In a new study conducted by Stanford University scholars and published by prestigious PLOS Biology journal in October 2020, Prof. Thorsten Hennig-Thurau from the Marketing Center Münster is listed as one of the world's leading scholars in the field of marketing and business/economics. In the ranking, which includes the Top 2% global scientists across a wide range of academic disciplines, Hennig-Thurau is ranked 2nd among all marketing scholars in Germany and 63rd among all marketing scientists globally.
The new study “Insight is Power: Understanding the Terms of the Consumer-Firm Data Exchange” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Retailing. The paper has been co-authored by Professor Krafft and a multinational research team consisting of, among others, V. Kumar, Colleen Harmeling, Siddharth Singh, Ting Zhu, and Jialie Chen.
MCM scholars Kai Manke (LMM) and Raoul Kübler (JPM&MA) win together with Professor Koen Pauwels from Northeastern University Boston the inaugural “Most Promising Research” Award of this year’s Interactive Marketing Research conference sponsored by the Lazaridis Institute of Technology.
In their award-winning research study “An Analysis of Social Media Engagement in the Case of the 2016 US Presidential Elections“ the international team examines how the social media strategies of the two presidential candidates drove the election outcome in 2016.
In the middle of October, the team from the Chair of Marketing Management (IfM) spent its annual doctoral seminar at the Landhaus Rothenberge to discuss current research projects of its doctoral students. Although the format stems from a long tradition, this year's event took place under quite different circumstances due to the Corona pandemic. Not only were the applicable hygiene guidelines self-evidently followed, but also ways of digital communication were used to enable all team members an equally beneficial participation.
In conversation with the press office of the University of Muenster, Prof. Dr. Krafft gave insights into his findings on the buying behavior and wishes of today’s supermarket customers. He states that, on the one hand, some customers have an increasing need for a fast and hassle-free purchasing process, while on the other hand, others value a broad assortment, enough personnel, and an enjoyable atmosphere.
The research paper “Challenges and Opportunities for Marketing Scholars in Times of the Fourth Industrial Revolution” by Professor Manfred Krafft (IfM), Professor Laszlo Sajtos (University of Auckland), and Professor Michael Haenlein (ESCP Business School) is now available at the Journal of Interactive Marketing (JIM).
Der Wettbewerbsdruck treibt viele stationäre Einzelhändler zu Investitionen: Um sich von Wettbewerbern abzugrenzen, gestalten die großen Lebensmitteleinzelhändler Aldi, Rewe, Edeka und Real ihre Filialen grundlegend um. Das Ziel der Einzelhändler liegt darin, den angestammten Kundenkreis zu binden und neue Kunden hinzuzugewinnen.
Die Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU) hat bei dem aktuellen internationalen Hochschulranking „U-Multirank“ in mehreren Bereichen in der Spitzengruppe gepunktet. So erzielte die WWU im Bereich Forschung in der Kategorie „meist zitierte Publikationen“ und im Bereich internationale Orientierung in der Kategorie „internationales akademisches Personal“ jeweils die Bestnote „sehr gut“. Beim Wissenstransfer kam die WWU in den Kategorien „Ko-Publikationen mit Industriepartnern“ und „in Patenten zitierte Publikationen“ ebenfalls auf die Note sehr gut.
Last year, Professor Thorsten Hennig-Thurau from the Marketing Center Münster published his multiyear effort "Entertainment Science: Data Analytics and Practical Theory for Movies, Games, Books, and Music”, co-authored by Mark B. Houston, Professor of Marketing at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth) and Visiting International Professor at the University of Münster.