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A Study on Adult Women`s-Awareness of Cosmetics Distribution Channels and Purchase Intention
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  • Journal title : Journal of Fashion Business
  • Volume 20, Issue 1,  2016, pp.1-16
  • Publisher : The Korean Society of Fashion Business
  • DOI : 10.12940/jfb.2016.20.1.1
 Title & Authors
A Study on Adult Women`s-Awareness of Cosmetics Distribution Channels and Purchase Intention
Hwang, Geumvitnuri; Shin, Saeyoung;
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Korean cosmetic distribution channels were formerly divided into sales visits and specialty shops, which made up the entire cosmetics market. However, recently the market and cosmetic distribution channels have become much more diversified. Thus, research for this study focused on the usage and purchase situations of cosmetic distribution channels depending on cosmetic type perception. This study also focused on the intent to purchase cosmetics by a cosmetic distribution channel in order to provide a precise cognitive background of consumers regarding cosmetic distribution channels. In doing so, the competitiveness of those channels could be procured and the causal relationships between these variables can be investigated. To achieve these purposes, the research model and hypotheses were derived through literature research on the cosmetics industry, cosmetic distribution channels, and consumers` intent to purchase. A survey was implemented from September to , 2014 for empirical testing. and was given to female consumers in their 20s. 468 out of 500 surveys were collected; a total of 415 were used for analysis while the others were excluded due to with unreliable responses. The SPSS 21.0 program was used for analysis of materials. The overall conclusion of this study is that there is a relationship between perception of cosmetic distribution channels and intent to purchase. The above research results may stimulate establishment of marketing implications and research material when establishing marketing strategies to promote cosmetic distribution and consumption.
cosmetics distribution channels;awareness of cosmetics distribution channels;consumer;consumer purchase intention;
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