Essays Tagged: "Consumer"

A Critique on the Impact of Advertising in our Society

ia and stimulating an active, competitive economy.There are a number of proven ways to persuade the consumer that he or she needs the product being advertised. These methods of persuasion, instead of ... oncentrating on the actual product, usually concentrate on the benefits that will be brought to the consumer. These benefits may include the hope of more money and better jobs, popularity and personal ...

(4 pages) 562 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media


IntroductionNowadays, there are millions of consumers worldwide. There is a huge amount of products from different suppliers, from different cou ... to a certain market, how well it fits to the market demand. Bringing this product to the market of consumers and creating not only a short-term, but a long-term consumer preference to a given brand a ... o a conclusion that the main factor of success of the most of the enterprises is the loyalty of the consumers. The highest extent of loyalty of consumers is a fanatic worship of the brand.Every produc ...

(10 pages) 635 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Application of Involvement Theory in Health Seeking

The concept of consumer involvement during the last decade has received intensive and growing attention in consumer ... attention in consumer behavior research. There have been many definitions and conceptualizations of consumer involvement, but one of the most popular definitions was by Rothschild (1984): "involvement ... lvement is not a characteristic of the product itself but is contingent on the personal meaning the consumer assigns to the characteristics of the product" (Claeys & Abeele, 2001). The consequence ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Aqualisa Quartz: Simply a Better Shower, Case Study

n of a few luxury developers.One interesting group of people in all the categories, who are not the consumers and hence could not be placed in the above figure are the plumbers - people who actually i ... wers so that the customers can actually gain the benefits that they seek. As mentioned earlier, the consumers' knowledge of showers is very limited. Hence the information search / evaluation during th ...

(11 pages) 817 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Consumer Psychology.

the others competitors in the market?The answers to above questions bring attention to the topic of consumer behavior and the associated field called consumer psychology. Consumer psychology is the st ... and information related to those products. It is concerned with the mental processes that determine consumer motivation and behavior related to the act of buying a product. The psychology of consumer ...

(10 pages) 236 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Comparison of Traditional and Online Shopping.

The Internet has changed consumer shopping style; however, the foundations that cause the common shopping habits have not cha ... ever; the stores in the mall offers shoppers a chance to view and try the product. Shopping affects consumer choice between competing alternatives, that is, online and traditional shopping. The two me ... opping experiences, dynamic interaction with customers, and customer behavior.To begin with, online consumers are more interested in quicker, faster shopping experiences. They're much more focused on ...

(3 pages) 81 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Critically consider the argument that sport is primarily an individual act

1. IntroductionNowadays, along with the development of global economy, the consumer culture has been brought focus on more and more people. More experts attempt to find some r ... ought focus on more and more people. More experts attempt to find some related factors which affect consumer culture through sociological methods. It is an interesting result that consumption has been ... ars still maintain that consumption seem to be an independent activity.Consuming sport is a part of consumer culture, and it is also a special sector of consumer culture. In recent years, sport has be ...

(11 pages) 49 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


Bauman and the new Consumer SocietyIf one had to define the term 'consumerism', it would relate to the way society base ... t being poor and helpless, however the definition now of being poor has lead to the idea of 'flawed consumers'. As industries progressed, they required less labour and more machinery was being used to ... fter placed on consumption to help current capitalist society. Bauman argues we are now living in a consumer society where people's values and identities are shaped around consumed and consumable item ...

(14 pages) 174 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Advertising models and Consumer behavior

nd behavioral responses under low-involvement situations can be facilitated by source cues that the consumer identifies with. Celebrity endorsement has become one of the communication strategies emplo ... strategies employed by marketers in an attempt to build a congruent image between the brand and the consumer. The purpose of this report is to provide both a theoretical and practical analysis with re ...

(11 pages) 342 0 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Course Start regarding the definition of marketing.

uilding relationships with internal and external customers through key understanding of markets and consumer needs that drive sales of property. Marketing is also a process of educating consumers with ... statistical data surrounding our markets to ensure our marketing plan meets the criteria for these consumers. Examples of how this process works will be outlined later in this paper. The result and k ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.7 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

B2B and B2C Ethical, Legal and Regulatory Issues

'll examine the differences and similarities between how business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) websites deal with ethical, legal and regulatory issues.The only similarity I can con ... ent ethical, legal and regulatory systems of operation.The B2B markets are other businesses and not consumers. Business needs and methods of payments are going to be different. B2B sites are designed ...

(6 pages) 640 0 2.8 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Ethics

enterprise system consist of some ideas. Some important ideas are competition, workers rights, and consumer protection.Productive resources let businesses produce goods and provide services. The Idea ... reasonable standards. They all have to maintain and keep reasonable prices to attract and keep the consumers or the customers. This can mean lowering prices or increasing the quality of the products ...

(2 pages) 73 0 5.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

B2C and B2B Supply Chain Differences

ic system of information.There are two categories from where electronic business falls; Business to Consumer and Business to Business. Supply chain differs considerably from a Business to Consumer (B2 ... business and another business. B2C sites conduct transactions between a company or a business and a consumer. B2C is a term used for a company which transacts business through the internet by selling ...

(5 pages) 552 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Buyer Decision Process.

The Buyer Decision ProcessWhen deciding to make a purchase, most consumers unknowingly pass through a series of stages that help them to make choices about which pro ... rding to Wikipedia, decision making is said to be a psychological process. (2007) One definition of consumer behavior is process by which individuals search for, select, purchase, use, and dispose of ... nIn conclusion, I believe that the buyer decision process is a natural series of actions that we as consumers subconsciously go through every time we intend to make a purchase. It was very interesting ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Advertising         Advertising, is defined as the act of informing or

es"(p.8). Phillips defines " manipulative advertising" as advertising that tries to favorably alter consumers' perceptions of the advertised product by appeals to factors other than the product's phys ... e known as "associative advertising." "Associative advertising" is the act of favorably influencing consumer perceptions of a product by associating it with a nonmarket good that the product ordinaril ...

(7 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Defining Marketing Paper

f individuals sitting around thinking of ideas on how to pitch a certain product to their potential consumers. Where they think of catch phrases that will get the people thinking about their product, ... ed as "the total of activities involved in the transfer of goods from the producer or seller to the consumer or buyer, including advertising, shipping, storing, and selling."Marketing to a company is ...

(3 pages) 26 1 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Consumers Union

Consumer Reports information affects the consumer buying decision by having these few steps, informa ... ing decision by having these few steps, information search and the evaluation of alternatives. What Consumer Reports do is they work for a fair, just, and a safe marketplace for the consumers and to a ... for a fair, just, and a safe marketplace for the consumers and to allow them to protect themselves. Consumers lack a dependable source of information they could rely on to help them to differentiate a ...

(2 pages) 712 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Consumers lifestyle

p;…………………...3ΙΙΙ. CLASSIFICATION OF CONSUMERS ON LIFESTYLE……………………….&hell ... ng their products, brands & services are based on the results of segmentation of the market and consumers. For a clear and reasonable definition of target groups (segments), there are several basi ...

(29 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Complexities of the organisational buying process

) describe organisational buying behavior as a process and not just a simple isolated event. In the consumer buying process we see the simple procedure of an everyday consumer making a simple purchase ... peh, 2010). The three buying situations mentioned above can in some form also be related to that of consumer buying, however the task at hand for a consumer is not as technical or as large as it would ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Consumer Behavior

Consumer Behavior and PsychologyConsumer Behavior and PsychologyName: Jonathan LopezPSY/322Sept 17, ... avior and PsychologyConsumer Behavior and PsychologyName: Jonathan LopezPSY/322Sept 17, 2012ML AmentConsumer Behavior and PsychologyConsumer psychology describes when, how, why people decide on purcha ... a product. It is described as the branch of psychology concerned with market behavior and trends of consumers. The main part is being played by the marketing psychologists who examine the preferences, ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers