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Consumer Needs - The Base of Attitudes for Purchasing Foreign Products and Brand Products


  • Ma³gorzata Bartosik-Purgat

    (Poznan University of Economics, Poznan, Poland)


Consumer behavior is a popular marketing research area. There are many different factors influencing the way the identities behave. Consumer needs are the first step in the process of consumer behavior, they influence the consumers` decisions and that’s why they form the base for marketing activities of companies. The main purpose of this paper is to show the differences of needs between young consumers from European countries (Poland, Czech Republic, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Finland and Great Britain) and their relations to attitudes for buying foreign and brand products.

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  • Ma³gorzata Bartosik-Purgat, 2008. "Consumer Needs - The Base of Attitudes for Purchasing Foreign Products and Brand Products," Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, vol. 11(Special C), pages 137-156, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:zag:zirebs:v:11:y:2008:i:sci:p:137-156

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