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Segmentation of fresh vegetable shoppers by product and store attributes considered for fresh vegetable purchase in Klang Valley, Malaysia


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Gindi, Abdullahi Auwal and Abdullah, Amin Mahir and Ismail, Mohd Mansor and Mohd Nawi, Nolila (2015) Segmentation of fresh vegetable shoppers by product and store attributes considered for fresh vegetable purchase in Klang Valley, Malaysia. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 8 (2). pp. 60-67. ISSN 2319-2372; ESSN: 2319-2380

Abstract

Understanding consumer segment is important especially in developing effective marketing strategies. Segmentation of the consumers depend on various factors including socio demographic factors of the consumers, product line to be considered, types of retail store used, attributes of the product as well as that of the store among other factors. This study examined and segmented the fresh vegetable consumers based on the product attributes and store attributes considered by the consumers in their fresh vegetable purchases. Results of the study indicate the most important fresh vegetable attributes and that of retail formats considered by the Klang valley fresh vegetable consumers when purchasing the product. Also applying statistical analysis technique to the data collected from the fresh vegetable consumers; they were segmented into three different segments each with its peculiar characteristics that differ from the other. The result suggests that for effective marketing strategies, there is need to consider the demand of each member of segments in meeting their need as well as capturing the targeted segment.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.9790/2380-08226067
Publisher: International Organization of Scientific Research
Keywords: Consumers; Segmentation; Fresh vegetables; Store attributes; Product attributes
Depositing User: Nida Hidayati Ghazali
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2018 08:45
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2018 08:45
Altmetrics: http://www.altmetric.com/details.php?domain=psasir.upm.edu.my&doi=10.9790/2380-08226067
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/46245
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