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Cultural Values In Indian Television Advertising

Durriya H. Z. Khairullah, Z. Khairullah
Published 2013 · Political Science

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The study investigates cultural values portrayed in commercials aired on television in India. The study included a comparison of the cultural values depicted in Indian and Western product brands as well as a comparison across four groups of products for both within and across Indian and Western brands. The study concludes that Indian and Western marketers are stressing the following cultural values: modern, symbolic, tradition, and utilitarian, and are blending Eastern and Western values. Results of the study indicate the importance of considering cultural values associated with different product types in the development of successful advertising campaigns.
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