Faculty News | Atlanta Journal-Constitution | 18 Jan 2011
Coca-Cola studies Expedition 206, cites need to "let people participate"
Re: John A. Quelch
The history of the U.S. beverage business contains notable examples of companies building campaigns around responses from fans, said Harvard Business School marketing professor John Quelch, co-author of "Greater Good: How Good Marketing Makes for Better Democracy." The Pepsi Challenge, a nationwide taste test that pitted Pepsi against Coca-Cola, was "hugely effective," Quelch said. Snapple based commercials on letters sent to the company from fans around the country.

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