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Most wonderful time of the year? SFU experts on holiday shopping

December 09, 2021

Seasonal holiday shoppers are changing their habits—going greener, turning to high-tech gadgets and gifts while trying to beat the supply chain blues. 

SFU experts are available to share their insights on various topics related to holiday shopping:


ALISSA ANTLE, professor, School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT)
Expertise: the impact of technology and tech-gifts on children; interaction design for children (see her new paper on design ethics)

DAVID JACKS, professor, economics
Expertise: International trade, commodity prices, shipping delays and supply chains

STEVE KATES, professor, marketing
Expertise: Online shopping habits/e-commerce amid supply chain shortages; consumer psychology and culture 

NAOMI KROGMAN, dean, Faculty of Environment
Expertise: Sustainable consumption, environmentally-conscious shopping, impact of consumer waste (earlier 2021 study) 

BRENT MCFERRAN, W.J. VanDusen professor, marketing, Beedie School of Business
Expertise: Social and interpersonal influences on consumer behaviour

ANDREY PAVLOV, professor, finance, Beedie School of Business
Expertise: Economic and financial causes of supply chain issues; regulatory impacts on production

JUDITH ZAICHKOWSKY, professor, Beedie School of Business (unavailable December 19-26)
Expertise: Consumer behaviour, brand management, consumer use of voice AI to outsource shopping decisions (earlier 2021 study)


MELISSA SHAW, SFU  Communications & Marketing 
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