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Retailing Attribute Evaluation and Satisfaction of New Silver Consumers: Focus on Department Stores and Traditional Markets
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  • Journal title : Family and Environment Research
  • Volume 53, Issue 6,  2015, pp.619-628
  • Publisher : The Korean Home Economics Association
  • DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.049
 Title & Authors
Retailing Attribute Evaluation and Satisfaction of New Silver Consumers: Focus on Department Stores and Traditional Markets
Kim, Soo Min; Lee, Seung Sin;
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Baby boomers who have rebuilt the Korean economy over the last half a century are now transitioning into a silver generation who are over 65 years of age. New silver consumers are qualitatively and quantitatively different from the previous generation and are considered to be 'the single most consumption-leading generation.' The number of new silver consumers using department stores and traditional markets has increased. SPSS ver. 21.0 was used with the methods of frequency analysis, t-test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), device master record test, and regression analysis. This research studies consumer satisfaction of new silver consumers on department stores and traditional markets among retailing. The improvement of the parking environment is the most urgent issue for traditional markets because the long-term assessments of parking areas indicate that it is necessary to provide improved convenience for consumers. Salesman satisfaction has improved and consumer satisfaction ranks salesman satisfaction high for traditional markets; however, price satisfaction is low and the distribution system should be improved to supply products at a lower price. Salesman and price satisfaction should be improved at depart stores. Traditional markets should also promote consumer satisfaction through consistent management to make consumers trust information in regards to quality control and production and distribution; in addition, department stores should increase consumer satisfaction by maintaining store systems such as product diversification and display, cleanness, and atmosphere.
new silver consumer;shopping value;retailing;consumer satisfaction;
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