JACIII Vol.16 No.3 pp. 425-429
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2012.p0425


The Analysis of Consumer Purchasing Behavior on Cosmetics

Ya-Ling Wu* and You-Shyang Chen**

*Department of Applied English, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, 57 Zhongshan Rd. Sec. 2, Taiping District, Taichung 41170, Taiwan

**Department of Information Management, Hwa Hsia Institute of Technology, 111 Gong Jhuan Rd., Chung Ho District, New Taipei City 235, Taiwan

October 20, 2011
December 31, 2011
May 20, 2012
consumer, consumer behavior, consumer purchasing behavior, cosmetics
Consumers have different purchasing behaviors. In order to understand their differences, the individual characters and background are the main factors to be analyzed. This study investigated the consumer purchasing behaviors on cosmetics in two different consumer groups: the counter cosmetic consumers and the open-stack cosmetic consumers. The participants were selected from a famous commercial district. The results revealed the differences on fashion, brand, service, quality and price between the two consumer groups. In addition, the demographic analysis was provided.
Cite this article as:
Y. Wu and Y. Chen, “The Analysis of Consumer Purchasing Behavior on Cosmetics,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.16 No.3, pp. 425-429, 2012.
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