Suites v suits in the fight for the consumer pound
- Affluent consumers want variety, better Web sites. // Furniture/Today;8/14/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 48, p38
The article reports on the highlights of a panel discussion at the American Home Furnishings Alliance marketing meeting in Savannah, Georgia. The panelists identified several demands of affluent consumers from furniture companies, including better and faster Web sites, more variety in products...
- INTRODUCTION: EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH AND THEORIES OF CONSUMER CHOICE. Baron, Penny; Eskin, Gerald // Advances in Consumer Research;1975, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p655
Discusses how research on consumer choice has typically followed one of two distinct paths. Factors informing much of the work based on empirical investigations of consumer choice; Limitations of the theoretical approach to the study of consumer choice.
- THE IMPACT OF DATA COLLECTION PROCEDURE ON CHOICE RULE. Olshavsky, Richard W.; Acito, Franklin // Advances in Consumer Research;1980, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p729
In a laboratory study involving choice among 16 alternative "brands" of typewriters, the effect of data collection procedure on choice rule was investigated. Protocol analysis was used to identify the choice rule used by 57 MBA students in two conditions. SuBjects who were permitred to sort the...
- AN INVESTIGATION OF SELF REPORTED SEARCH STAGE VERSUS POINT OF PURCHASE INFORMATION SEARCH BEHAVIOR. Lelmann, Donald R.; Moore, William L. // Advances in Consumer Research;1980, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p733
This paper relates actual and stated search behavior over time. Specifically, subjects acquired information on, made choices of, and consumed their choices of five health breads once a week for six weeks. Search behavior was monitored using a behavioral process technology. Subjects also rated...
- ATTRIBUTE OVERLAP IN THE MODELING OF CUSTOMER PRODUCT PORTFOLIOS. Leone, Robert P.; Srivastava, Rajendra // Advances in Consumer Research;1980, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p762
This paper investigates the importance of considering attribute overlap when modeling consumer choices of several products out of a single product class. It extends the hypotheses and model employed by McAlister in order to accommodate a measure of attribute overlap. The model of simple...
- Are you being served? // Cabinet Maker;12/27/2002, Issue 5319, p17
Discusses consumer research conducted by 'Cabinet Maker' magazine in May 2002, about factors that would influence consumers in Great Britain when shopping for furniture. Percentage of respondents that would turn to salespeople as the best source of help in making an informed purchasing...
- Brushing up. Kidd, Andrew // Cabinet Maker;3/31/2006, Issue 5481, p26
The article focuses on trends pertaining to consumer preference for painted furniture in Great Britain. Generally, if the range is off-white, shoppers will be interested, while blues, greens and other colors are limited to more niche retailers. Existing trends indicate consumer preference for...
- Talk. Hart, Ian; Bancroft, Mike; Gripton, Terry; Hoskins, Andrew; Lewis, Herbert // Cabinet Maker;10/21/2005, Issue 5461, p9
Presents views and insights of furniture industry executives regarding consumer perceptions on value for money from furniture sales.
- Time travellers. Baum, Stephanie // Cabinet Maker;8/27/2004, Issue 5403, p27
Examines the purchasing behavior of furniture buyers. Factors affecting the purchasing decisions of furniture shoppers; Furniture commonly preferred by younger buyers; Companies that sell traditional furniture designs; Reasons why traditional furniture is not very popular among younger buyers.