Re: ECON: Advertising

Lee Daniel Crocker (
Mon, 25 Jan 1999 08:14:28 -0800 (PST)

> The problem, of course, is that outside of kids toys, I can't think of any
> area where there's any strong evidence that ads work for demand creation.

Ever buy a diamond engagement ring? Anniversary gift? Birthstone? Those "traditions" were created entirely by jewelry advertising, and are now so entrenched in our society that most people don't even realize that.

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