Buying Habits

Buying Habits

An individual's or group's normal purchases. Buying habits may shift over time with an individual's or society's changing needs. Marketing is an attempt to influence buying habits.
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Gulf News randomly surveyed a number of Dubai retail shops to get an idea where shoppers spend their precious Emirati dirhams and what factors influence their buying habits.
which reported that its customers' buying habits indicate that the Windy City's Monsters of the Midway will dispose of the favored Indianapolis Colts in Sunday's Super Bowl.
NOT SECRET: PEOPLE'S INTERNET VIEWING AND BUYING HABITS.
Sales figures in early 2005 have shown that escalating gasoline prices have caused buying habits to migrate toward smaller vehicles, causing particular grief for sport utility vehicle assembly plants and their suppliers.
Meat and Livestock Commission Marketing Manager for pig meat Chris Lukehurst said, ``We analysed the pork buying habits of 15,000 households and from that built up a lifestyle picture of the households whose consumption could be increased.
What many consumers don't realize is that, aside from using the card as a tool to engender customer loyalty, stores use your information--name, address, phone number--to track your buying habits.
They know their customers' likes and dislikes, buying habits, and any number of other facts.
0 include the ability to track activities occurring in the online storefront and to store this information in the (CRM) module in real time, allowing clients to maintain up-to-the-minute records on a customer's search and buying habits.
Alternatively, royalty or intangible holding companies can be established to segregate information such as market trends, buying habits, etc.
These include trends in consumer buying habits toward natural, organic and "place of origin" food interests, as well as foods produced through sustainable practices that promote the idea of alternative crops and growing methods.
New Web tools let you peer into consumers' buying habits, but they may cry invasion of privacy.