WVU Marketing Communications Today
Wrote the Book on Marketing Channels
Longtime Northwestern Kellogg school professor Louis W. Stern, back in 1977, published the top textbook about distribution channel strategy, also known as “pull marketing.” Since then he’s been the go-to guru in this important one of the 4 Ps. Join us to learn Lou’s key insights into how to determine the best way to go to market, and to manage your channels effectively. You’ll also learn why he believes that omnichannel is the most exciting new development in the field, and the correct response to changing buyer behavior. Lou is now retired and playing tennis in Tucson. A lucky man, and a legend of marketing you’ll want to know.About our Guest:
Louis W. Stern is the John D. Gray Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University. Professor Stern joined the Northwestern faculty in 1973.
Prior to that, he was Professor of Marketing at The Ohio State University. He was appointed to the Ohio State faculty in 1963 after having spent two years at the industrial research firm Arthur D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, Mass. From January 1965 until June 1966, he served as a principal economist for the National Commission on Food Marketing in Washington, D.C., and during the 1969-70 academic year, he was a visiting associate professor of business administration at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1977 to 1980, he served as Chairman of the Department of Marketing at Northwestern, and from 1983 to 1985, he was Executive Director of the Marketing Science Institute, Cambridge, Mass. During the 1984-85 academic year, he was the Thomas Henry Carroll Ford Foundation Visiting Professor at Harvard Business School. From 1998 to 2001, concurrent with his position at Northwestern, he was appointed a visiting scholar at the Haas School of Business at The University of California, Berkeley. From 2004 to 2006, he was designated the Dorinda and Mark Winkelman Distinguished Scholar at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Senior Fellow of the Wharton School, and co-director of Wharton’s Jay H. Baker Retailing Initiative, positions he held in addition to the John D. Gray professorship at Kellogg.
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