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Stanley C. Hollander and the Conferences on Historical Analysis & Research in Marketing

D.G. Brian Jones (School of Business, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, USA)
Eric H. Shaw (College of Business, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA)
Deborah Goldring (College of Business, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA)

Journal of Historical Research in Marketing

ISSN: 1755-750X

Article publication date: 20 March 2009

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to examine the history of the Conferences on Historical Analysis & Research in Marketing (CHARM) from their inception in 1983 through 2007 focusing on the influence of Stanley C. Hollander, who co‐founded the CHARM conference and whose drive and determination fueled its growth for the first 20 years.

Design/methodology/approach

This study uses traditional historical narrative based on personal interviews, archival research, and content analysis of CHARM Proceedings.

Findings

The history of CHARM is described and Hollander's role in developing the conference is highlighted.

Originality/value

There is no written history of CHARM. This story is a major part of Hollander's legacy.

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Citation

Brian Jones, D.G., Shaw, E.H. and Goldring, D. (2009), "Stanley C. Hollander and the Conferences on Historical Analysis & Research in Marketing", Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 55-73. https://doi.org/10.1108/17557500910941565

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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