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Are limited editions limited to products?

Siebert, Lara Kristina LU ; Andersson, Frida LU ; Paladines Martinez, Carla LU and Allard, Johanna LU (2019) In LBMG Strategic Brand Management - Masters Paper Series BUSN21 20192
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to explore whether service can be implemented as limited edition in order to strengthen the brand and to drive business.

Methodology/Approach: This research is based on a qualitative approach with a multi case study analyzing Visit Sweden, Finnair and Lund University. Each brand has implemented a limited service of own kind this year.

Findings: The research showcases the potential of service as limited edition, and it proves that limited services can valuably shape a brand and its image. Limited services create an urgent purchase incentive that rests upon the scarcity mechanism.

Research limitations/implications: This paper introduces services as limited edition with a focus on raising... (More)
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to explore whether service can be implemented as limited edition in order to strengthen the brand and to drive business.

Methodology/Approach: This research is based on a qualitative approach with a multi case study analyzing Visit Sweden, Finnair and Lund University. Each brand has implemented a limited service of own kind this year.

Findings: The research showcases the potential of service as limited edition, and it proves that limited services can valuably shape a brand and its image. Limited services create an urgent purchase incentive that rests upon the scarcity mechanism.

Research limitations/implications: This paper introduces services as limited edition with a focus on raising awareness for the topic. As such, further research must be conducted with more cases in other industries, comparative studies towards limited products, and in-depth analyses that evaluate the phenomenon step by step.

Managerial Implications: Managers may find this paper useful in order to conduct persuasive marketing with limited services as alternative strategy and unique business measures compared to other sales promotion techniques.
Originality/Value: This paper addresses the existent gap between limited editions and service that can be noticed in both business and research areas. (Less)
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Siebert, Lara Kristina LU ; Andersson, Frida LU ; Paladines Martinez, Carla LU and Allard, Johanna LU
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organization
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BUSN21 20192
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
limited edition, service, Visit Sweden, Finnair, Lund University
publication/series
LBMG Strategic Brand Management - Masters Paper Series
language
English
id
8998376
date added to LUP
2020-01-14 11:42:29
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2020-01-14 11:46:42
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  abstract     = {Purpose: The aim of this paper is to explore whether service can be implemented as limited edition in order to strengthen the brand and to drive business. 

Methodology/Approach: This research is based on a qualitative approach with a multi case study analyzing Visit Sweden, Finnair and Lund University. Each brand has implemented a limited service of own kind this year. 

Findings: The research showcases the potential of service as limited edition, and it proves that limited services can valuably shape a brand and its image. Limited services create an urgent purchase incentive that rests upon the scarcity mechanism. 

Research limitations/implications: This paper introduces services as limited edition with a focus on raising awareness for the topic. As such, further research must be conducted with more cases in other industries, comparative studies towards limited products, and in-depth analyses that evaluate the phenomenon step by step. 

Managerial Implications: Managers may find this paper useful in order to conduct persuasive marketing with limited services as alternative strategy and unique business measures compared to other sales promotion techniques. 
Originality/Value: This paper addresses the existent gap between limited editions and service that can be noticed in both business and research areas.},
  author       = {Siebert, Lara Kristina and Andersson, Frida and Paladines Martinez, Carla and Allard, Johanna},
  keyword      = {limited edition,service,Visit Sweden,Finnair,Lund University},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  series       = {LBMG Strategic Brand Management - Masters Paper Series},
  title        = {Are limited editions limited to products?},
  year         = {2019},
}