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John W. Schouten, James H. This article introduces the subculture of consumption as an analytic category through which to better understand consumers and the manner in which they organize their lives and identities.
A subculture is a group of people who share a set of secondary values, such as environmentalists. Many factors can place an individual in one or several subcultures. People of a subculture are part of a larger culture but also share a specific identity within a smaller group. Niosi, A. Adjusting to cultural differences is perhaps the most difficult task facing marketers who operate in other countries. Before entering a foreign market, a company must decide to what extent it is willing to customize its marketing efforts to accommodate each foreign market. Take Canada for example: there is a range in consumer behaviour preferences and decision making between people who live in Vancouver and people who live in Iqaliut.
Cultural Factors affecting Consumer Behaviour
Cultural prohibitions against consuming products such as alcohol or meat, or cultural preferences for styles of clothing, make it easy to understand some buying patterns. Cultural behaviours, such as household size or the role of women in managing households, also influence who buys certain products or in what size. But others are more subtle. Cultural elements such as time orientation whether a culture tends to focus on the past, present or future seem to bear influence on elements of online shopping such as trust and social interaction. Of course, human personalities vary and that variety encompasses the extent to which an individual takes on board the particular influences of their culture. But culture never really quite goes away. Anyone that violates cultural norms will be sanctioned by their wider social group, whether they choose to resist that pressure or not.
Though this problem has been analysed from different view points under different premises, it still remains a complex one. On the other hand the buyer is a riddle. He is a highly complex entity. Some are latent, some manifest and some others are highly dominant. These have different priorities in the his scheme of things. There are four major factors which influence the behaviour of the consumers.
Social factors represent another important set of influences on consumer behavior. The American culture, which is a subset of the Western European culture, will be the primary focus of this discussion, although other societies in other parts of the world have their own cultures with accompanying traditions and values. There are three components of culture that members of that culture share: beliefs, values, and customs. Values are general statements that guide behavior and influence beliefs. The function of a value system is to help people choose between alternatives in everyday life and prioritize choices that are most important to them personally. Customs are traditional, culturally approved ways of behaving in specific situations. For example, in the United States, Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November with the custom of feasting with family and offering thanks for the things we appreciate in life.
Abstract. Under the influence of culture comes to the socialization of the individual, so that culture is the framework in which consumers establish goals and.
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