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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:

AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS

ALISSA ANTLE, professor, School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT)
aantle@sfu.ca
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
dsjacks@gmail.com
Expertise: International trade, commodity prices, shipping delays and supply chains

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

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

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

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

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

CONTACT 

MELISSA SHAW, SFU  Communications & Marketing 
236.880.3297 | melissa_shaw@sfu.ca

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