Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  0976-495X

ISSN Online :  2321-5763


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A Study on Consumers and Place of Purchase for Select Fast Moving Consumer Goods



Address:   Dr. Trinankur Dey1, Dr. L S. Sharma2
1Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, ICFAI University, Tripura, India
2Professor, Department of Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5763.2017.00179.2

ABSTRACT:
Consumer behavior can be defined as the behavior that consumers display in searching for purchasing, using, evaluating and disposing of products and services that they expect will satisfy their needs (Schiffman and Kanuk, 2004). The beliefs, views, attitudes, mental state, specific needs, characteristics etc. work behind the rostrum as a motivating factor to make any purchase decision. The factors that are responsible for making a purchase decision from a particular store or place or outlet are diverse. Consumers exert his/her buying motives for buying depending on several factors whereby place also plays an important role. Every customer is behaves differently in terms of making purchase decisions. This paper attempts to study the consumer behaviour and place patronage for select FMCG products in Agartala city by looking into the socio-economic profile of the consumers. The study finds that quality attribute plays the primary role while purchasing the FMCG products.
KEYWORDS:
Consumer behaviour, select FMCG products, socio-economic profile, place patronage.
Cite:
Trinankur Dey, L S. Sharma. A Study on Consumers and Place of Purchase for Select Fast Moving Consumer Goods. Asian J. Management; 2017; 8(4):1177-1190.
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