Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965

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Provides insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the market research reports and supporting documents of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst and market research pioneer.
Additional Information
Contains thousands of reports commissioned by advertising agencies and global businesses in a booming era for consumerism, ‘Madison Avenue’ advertising and global brands on consumer goods ranging from tobacco and broadcasting to cars and hotels. Dichter’s Freud-inspired studies put the consumer “on the couch” and emphasized the unconscious motives behind consumer behavior.
Coverage:
1935-1965
Vendor:
Adam Matthew Digital
Producer:
Adam Matthew Digital
Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit:
Unlimited simultaneous users
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