Impulse Purchases

Cultural influences on Consumer Satisfaction with Impuse and Planned Purchase Decisions
March 1, 2008
This study examines factors thought to influence consumers’ planned and impulse purchase decisions including subjective culture (individualist or collectivist consumers) and the presence of another person at the time of purchase. Data was collected in four countries — the USA, Australia, Singapore, and Malaysia. The results indicate that overall, consumers are differentially influenced by others Read More
If I touch it I have to have it: Individual and environmental influences on impulse purchasing
June 1, 2006
This research examines the influence of touch on impulse-purchasing behavior. We first replicate the Rook and Fisher [Rook DW, Fisher RJ. Normative influences on impulsive buying behavior. J Consum Res 1995;22:305–13.] studies about the moderating effect of the normative evaluation of impulse purchase on impulse-purchasing behavior. Extending the impulse-purchasing literature, we examine individual differences in Read More