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Tourism is being transformed all around the world as a result of digital marketing. It is causing a paradigm change in marketing strategy, changing the tourism sector structure, and creating a slew of new possibilities and threats. Digital marketing has enhanced customer loyalty and his intention to purchase. The study aimed to answer the following...
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The study compared the economic results between five groups of Holstein steers with different arrival body weights (ABW) but similar ages in the feedlot. The average ABW were 105, 112, 117, 123 and 129 kg (30, 90, 87, 60, and 30 calves, respectively) with an age of 113 ± 1d. The calves were randomly distributed using an unbalanced design. The calve...
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The study examines the customers' perception towards buying insurance online with factors taken from the theory of planned behavior like attitude, subjective norm, and perceived behavioral control among the Chinese working adults. The research collected cross-sectional survey-based data. The collected data analyzed with the structural equation mode...
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Total health care expenses have risen significantly in the United States. There are many factors and variables that can impact hospital operating efficiencies. Among them, engaging a distributor or group purchasing organization (GPO) is one method to influence efficiency throughout the entire supply chain. This research investigates the impact of d...
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The study aims to know the Impact of User-Generated Contents on Brand Attitude and Purchase intentions among the Customers. The study was used primary and secondary data used. The data attained from research papers, magazines, articles, and textbooks related to Attitude towards the Brands, Purchase Intensions, and User Generated Contents. The Prima...
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The COVID-19 crisis has considerably affected consumers behavior and led to an increase in the share of electronic commerce. Understanding factors making Internet users continue to purchase their products from websites is essential for the prosperity of electronic commerce. This study empirically examines the relationships between seven factors and...
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It is not in vain that one of the most important marketing rules is based on the following principle: " Before you start advertising, pay special attention to your mental image" This study aims to measure the effect of the mental image of the service institutions on the purchasing decision of the consumer in private vocational training institution...
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Weather hazards and changing climatic regimes combined with socio-cultural changes are forcing farmers living in Algerian steppe territories to find new strategies to maintain their business, particularly in terms of animal feeding sources. Animal’s nutritional needs in the past used to be met mainly by grazing lands which nowadays cover less than...
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Exposure to poultry in live poultry markets is strongly associated with human infection with avian influenza virus. To effectively prevent the transmission of viruses from live poultry to humans, people have been forced to change their living habits from purchasing live poultry for consumption to purchasing freshly slaughtered poultry after the per...
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Background: The eating habits of children and adults have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with evidence of increases in snacking and emotional eating, including eating to relieve boredom. We explored the experiences of families with children aged 4-8 years who had recently participated in a healthy eating pilot trial when the first nationa...
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This study evaluates the nexus ofenterprise value and trade-credit strategies. Fixed-effects modeling is used for the baseline outcomes, and a difference-in-difference approach is applied as a quasi-natural experiment. The estimates are robust to alternative measures and distant covariates. The findings validate that enterprise value has a positive...
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Social media marketing (SMM) has brought significant change in the marketing of the product and strengthens the marketing communication process. Present investigation is taken up with the objective to investigate the impact of SMM on Consumer Value consciousness (CVC) and Purchase of Durable Products (PDP) and mediating role of CVC in the relations...
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Potatoes are one of the horticultural commodities that can be the national alternative food needs, but price is a problem faced by potato farmers. In this study, the researcher tries to evaluate and find the solution to this problem by observing farmer partnership. The purposes of these studies were to analyze: (1) whether there were differences in...
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This study investigated how film franchise fans with varying levels of fanship perceive subtle versus explicit signals featured on fan-themed apparel products. A between-subjects experimental design was conducted with two fan-themed t-shirt designs (explicit vs. subtle) × fanship (low vs. high). In this study, the joint effect between subtle vs. ex...
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Background The overuse of short-acting β 2 -agonists (SABA) is associated with poor asthma control. However, data on SABA use in the Gulf region are limited. Herein, we describe SABA prescription practices and clinical outcomes in patients with asthma from the Gulf cohort of the SABA use IN Asthma (SABINA) III study. Methods In this cross-sectiona...
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Consumer interest in genetic and genomic testing is growing rapidly, with more than 26 million Americans having purchased direct-to-consumer genetic testing services. Capitalizing on the increasing comfort of consumers with genetic testing outside the clinical environment, commercial vendors are expanding their customer base by marketing genetic an...
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The use of cellular therapies to treat cancer, inherited immune deficiencies, hemoglobinopathies and viral infections is growing rapidly. The increased interest in cellular therapies has led to the development of reagents and closed-system automated instruments for the production of these therapies. For cellular therapy clinical trials involving mu...
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Background The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has initiated various approaches to provide chiropractic care to Veterans. Prior work has shown substantial increase in use of VA chiropractic care between fiscal years (FY) 2005–2016. However, the extent of the availability of these services to the Veteran population remains unclear. The purpos...
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Consumers can make repeat purchases for the umpteenth time for the same products and services on a regular basis. At the same time, consumers also pay attention to current and future situations and conditions. This study aims to understand the application of experiential marketing factors and service quality that can affect customer satisfaction an...
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Background The state of Washington legalized cannabis for adult use in 2012 and retail stores began to open in 2014. While details of the legal market have been tracked by the state, the total market for cannabis and characteristics of purchasers can only be identified through surveys. Methods Six cross-sectional samples of the Privatization of Sp...
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Background Sustainable production and consumption are two important issues, which mutually interact. Whereas individuals have little direct influence on the former, they can play a key role on the latter. This paper describes the subject matter of sustainable consumption and outlines its key features. It also describes some international initiative...
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Capacitor allocation is one of the most important topics in distribution network operation. In this paper, reactive power based on capacitors allocation is presented in electrical distribution network using mathematical Remora Optimization Algorithm (ROA) as a powerful optimization method to identify the optimal location and size of the capacitors...
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Given the need for more research into consumer digital engagement in response to corporate political advocacy (CPA) within the public relations body of knowledge, this study examines CPA in the scholarly literature on business ethics and public relations. To advance the understanding of CPA, particularly how to measure behavioral outcomes of CPA, w...
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Corruption has a significant impact on economic growth, democracy, and inequality. It has sever consequences at the human level. Public procurement, where public resources are used to purchase goods or services from the private sector, are particularly susceptible to corrupt practices. However, government turnover may bring significant changes in t...
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Product customization is a means that effectively caters to personal needs, and as such, has increasingly caught the attention of both consumers and manufacturers. With technological advancements, the customization of products is now being made available through mobile applications. However, mobile apps need to be easy to use and operate, which pre...
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Background The legalization of hemp in the USA has led to tremendous growth in the availability of hemp-derived products, particularly cannabidiol (CBD) products. The lack of regulatory oversight in this industry has resulted in the marketing and sale of CBD products with questionable ingredients and quality. The aim of the current study was to exa...
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Consumers have a positive attitude towards products made from recycled materials; however, they frequently end up not purchasing them. To shed light on the factors that influence consumer preferences and acceptance of products made from recycled materials, a scoping review was conducted with the following objectives: (1) to explore which factors ar...
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Augmented reality (AR), as a consumer-centric technology, helps businesses by providing new consumer experiences at the purchase occasion. However, we do not know the mechanisms behind AR when influencing behavioral intentions. Drawing on Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology, the authors develop a framework based on AR as antecedent,...
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The main aim of this paper was to investigate the effect of four features of social media marketing on the purchase decision of consumers in the fast-food industry. It also aimed to determine if brand trust mediates the relationship between them. Necessary data was gathered from the visitors of different fast-food cafes in UAE via a quantitative on...
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Peer-to-peer energy (P2P) energy trading is the vital paradigm of power systems operation and control. P2P energy trading is a concept of buying and selling the generated electrical energy from the own renewable energy resources to the micro-grid connected houses, offices and factories. P2P energy trading also allows the users to decide to whom the...
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We are pleased to introduce the collection Frontiers in Psychology – Highlights in Environmental Psychology: Pro-Environmental Purchase Intent Research has been carried out seeking identification, analysis and understanding of the green consumer and this collection will welcome and showcase a selection of articles with regard to pro-environmental p...
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Rarity is known to be a factor in the price of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Most investors make their purchasing decisions based on the rarity score or rarity rank of NFTs. However, not all rare NFTs are associated with a higher price, especially for play-to-earn gaming NFTs. In this paper, we studied the top-ranked play-to-earn gaming NFTs on Axie...
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In recent years, transportation network companies have developed various services, such as express, ride-pooling, premium service and app-based taxi hailing service, to satisfy the diversified travel demands of residents. However, the existing knowledge on the factors that affect the choice of different ride-hailing services remains scarce, and the...
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A growing body of academic literature has directed attention toward the buyers of commercial sex as calls to address the demand side of this underground industry have steadily increased. The presence of violence in the commercial sex market has been extensively documented, compelling scholars to examine how the clientele contribute to this phenomen...
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Brand love is an often ignored, yet important dimension in consumer-brand relationships. Especially consumer-brand relationships with masstige brands that are hedonic and symbolic in nature. Using an experimental design (n = 465), this study investigated the interplay between brand love and brand loyalty, and its impact on brand equity. Contrary to...
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Using home purchase loan application data, we study buyer responses to the uncommon occurrence of the appraised value coming in below the contract price (i.e. a low appraisal), which sharply raises the probability of downward price renegotiation. We propose that two mechanisms drive the higher renegotiation rates. First, a liquidity channel, visibl...
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There is widespread and growing concern among U.S. consumers about the treatment of farmed animals, and consumers are consequently paying attention to food product labels that indicate humane production practices. However, labels vary in their standards for animal welfare, and prior research suggests that consumers are confused by welfare-related l...
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This research contributes to the literature on consumption displacement by exploring the pandemic-led shifts in hotel booking patterns. We perform a longitudinal analysis and a critical comparison of bookings before and after COVID-19 outbreak, focusing on the booking window, length of stay, and booking channel. Data include weekly bookings of a re...
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The Eco-Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (Eco-CACC) makes use of an algorithm to compute energy-optimized speed profiles within the vicinity of signalized intersections. We conduct a stated choice experiment to unveil the inclination of drivers towards the Eco-CACC and to calculate its potential market share. To do so, we consider the performanc...
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Since the introduction of Electric Vehicles (EVs) into the consumer market, the most important question has been how to persuade people to adopt this product. This is a very challenging mission for the industry and governments due to the nature of the product. It is a revolutionary innovation which means that it imposes major shifts in driving beha...
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Spherical fermatean fuzzy soft set is a generalization of fermatean fuzzy soft set and spherical fuzzy soft set. Now, we talk about the aggregated operation for aggregat-ing spherical fermatean fuzzy soft decision matrix. Technique for Order of Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution and VIekriterijumsko KOmpromisno Rangiranje approaches are str...
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Aiming to explore the process of social influence in the social media environment, this study addresses consumers' complex psychological processes, attitudes, and behaviors when interacting with social media influencers (SMIs). Our main objective is to explore the impact of follower status on parasocial relations (PSRs) with SMIs considering the mo...
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The pandemic process has caused many difficulties, both economically and psychologically. The spread of the virus worldwide has caused millions of people to be infected. The rapid spread of the pandemic forced states to take urgent measures. Radical measures such as curfews, mask and distance rules, closures, and travel restrictions have caused a d...
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Intermediary institutions play a very important role in marketing cattle in Kupang District-ENT with various activities they carry out, including: purchasing, transportation, sorting, standardization and grading, and so on. This research was conducted by survey method. The results of this study shows: the IMC between the price of beef cattle at the...
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This study titled “A Study on Customer Satisfaction towards Online Shopping in CHENNAI” has been undertaken to understand the factors influencing customers ‘online shopping decisions. The rapid development of the internet has strongly impact upon the worldwide marketing environment. Currently it has become one of the popular approaches for business...
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Innovative technologies are paving the way for the online purchase of products and services. The COVID-19 also harness online shopping and hotel booking in the post-COVID-19 era. Online hotel booking is becoming the norm among young consumers. The six determinants of the intention to use online hotel booking platforms (OHBPs) are information qualit...
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The Top-level of this model has five different processes which are also known as components of Supply Chain Management – Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Return. When items in the supply chain travel in reverse order, your organization has to figure out a way to handle those products. The five Rs of reverse logistics are returns, reselling, repairs,...
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The Main library of the University of Peradeniya is the oldest and largest academic library for humanities and social science-related disciplines at present in Sri Lanka. The library became focused on putting together a collection of law-related material from 2009 onwards only after the inception of the Department of Law in the Faculty of Arts of t...
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Supply chain management and operations management are two closely related fields, and some professionals in these fields are knowledgeable about both areas. There are differences in what each type of professional handles, however, including that they oversee separate parts of the business. Supply chain management is the practice of coordinating the...
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Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk mengetahui pengaruh antara persepsi kualitas, citra merek, dan etnosentrisme konsumen terhadap minat pembelian produk Somethinc. Riset ini memakai pendekatan kuantitatif metode asosiatif kausal. Terdapat 97 responden diambil dalam penelitian ini, dengan populasi pembeli yang tertarik dan minat membeli produk Somethinc...
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The purpose of the evaluation is to gather evidence on the functioning of the VBER, together with the Vertical Guidelines, which will serve as a basis for the Commission to decide whether it should let the VBER lapse, prolong its duration or revise it. The evaluation examines whether the objectives of the VBER were met during the period of its appl...
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Adanya virus covid-19 mengubah segala perilaku kehidupan masyarakat yang ada, serta adanya pesan dari pemerintah untuk melakukan kegiatan dari rumah (Work From Home) membuat sebagian masyarakat memiliki hobi baru yaitu melakukan kegiatan budidaya tanaman hias untuk menambah kegiatan serta mengurangi stress. Tujuan penelitian ini adalah mengetahui f...
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We identified an amino-benzothiazole scaffold from a whole cell screen against recombinant Mycobacterium tuberculosis under expressing the essential signal peptidase LepB. The seed molecule had two-fold higher activity against the LepB hypomorph. Through a combination of purchase and chemical synthesis we explored the structure activity relationshi...
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Online product recommendation (OPR) systems have gained prominence in the context of e-commerce over the past years. Despite the increased research on OPR use, less attention has been paid to examining how decision and affective assessment of the OPR are contingent upon the product type. This study proposes and examines a recommendation-product con...
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This study investigates the relationship between household utilization of food services and retailers and the healthfulness of purchases using data from the 2013 Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey. Overall, our findings suggest that the associations between food service or retailer utilization and the healthfulness of purchases are limited. Thus,...
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AUTHORS Vinish P Prakash Pinto Iqbal Thonse Hawaldar M. M. Munshi ARTICLE INFO Vinish P, Prakash Pinto, Iqbal Thonse Hawaldar and M. M. Munshi (2022). Coping emotional discomfort at retail checkout: Potential distractions and implications. Abstract Retail customers often wait to complete their purchases during the checkout process. Prior research s...
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Studies show that over-the-counter drugs are widely used by consumers. Moreover, there is a huge selection available and they are prominently featured in advertising. To date, there exist only a few studies that shed light on the attitudes, attributions, and usage patterns of patients with regard to use of over-the-counter drugs. An anonymized expl...
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Private investor purchases of homes has been subject of increasing popular and academic interest. In this piece, we seek to understand not only the degree to which this activity is present in metropolitan housing markets, but also what kinds of neighborhoods within cities (Philadelphia, Richmond and Jacksonville) we see this activity concentrated....
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Purpose: The focus of this research is to evaluate the trend of consumer interest in e-commerce in the last 10 years using data accessed from the Scopus online database. Design/methodology/approach: This study measures bibliometric analysis of 17,988 articles from 366 journals during 2013-2022. Findings: The findings show that the trend of publicat...
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The rising population of millennials, coupled with Digital Assistants (DA) and online purchasing trends among consumers have gained increasing attention by global marketers. The study evaluates the influence of DA attributes on the purchasing intention (PUI) of millennials. A combined approach of PLS-SEM, Artificial Neural Network (ANN) and Fuzzy-s...
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The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of perfume packaging on consumer buying behaviour of Jordanian women. The dimensions of perfume packaging adopted were: package colour, printed information, packaging material, design of wrapper, background image and innovation, while dimensions of consumer buying behaviour were: attention, arousing in...
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This study explores the relationship between old‐age stereotyping and older consumers’ masstige product consumption, specifically, their intention to purchase masstige brand products, with a focus on their motivational drives from an identity‐signaling perspective. We surveyed 533 people aged 54 to 64 years in South Korea. Structural equation model...
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Fear-based marketing plays a crucial role in marketing. It affects the buying preferences of the consumer. It helps in the development of the brand in a long run. Brands use this to gain a sustainable competitive advantage over others. This creates uncertainty in the minds of the consumers and they end up purchasing the products even if they are no...
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The drawbacks of the "take-or-pay" conception led to the search for alternatives to mitigate its effects. This paper proposes an intelligent multistage control system consisting of two-phased to control the energy sources' operation in a connected-mode microgrid consisting of renewable energy sources and a diesel generator. The first phase is the f...
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Revenge vacation, or an individual’s strong desire to go on vacation to make up for missed opportunities to travel and escape the stresses of daily life, can take the form of purchasing a flight-to-nowhere service. Although the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, travel restrictions are gradually being relaxed, emphasising the need to investigate the lo...