Barbara Kahn, PhD

Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor, Professor of Marketing; Director, Jay H. Baker Retailing Center, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Brand loyalty, consumer choice, customer relationship management

About Barbara:

Barbara is the co-author of The Grocery Revolution: The New Focus on the Consumer (Addison-Wesley, 1997), a look inside the packaged goods industry and study of consumer behavior. She is an internationally recognized scholar whose research areas include consumer choice, variety seeking, brand loyalty, retail assortment, price promotions, and decisions under uncertainty/ambiguity (including medical and financial decision-making).

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