Geri Anasayfa

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THE IMPORTANCE OF DENIM JEANS ATTRIBUTES FOR YOUNG CONSUMERS

Abstract
Fashion designers impose trends to consumers. However, changes in consumer expectations and without remaining quite of the industry have made a necessity to focus on consumer needs. Turkey has an important potential of young people and their consumption are worth recording. Comprehending the behaviour of consumers is an important requirement in a rapidly changing environment. The aim of this study is to reveal the preferences of the attributes that are effective in consumers' choice of jeans. The attributes used in the research and the levels of them were obtained from the literature survey and focus group method. Six attributes and a total of thirteen levels were defined for the research. Attributes and levels name are Brand (Premium brand, Any brand), Country of origin (Turkey, Foreign), Store (High image store, Any store), Performance (Fit, Durable), Style (Classic, Fashionable, Comfort), Fabric (100% cotton, Mixture). Research data were obtained from web-based surveys conducted by 200 university students selected with convenience sampling method. Conjoint approach in SPSS v23 statistical program was used in the analysis of the data. According to the results obtained, fashionable style was found the most preferred attribute and level in denim jeans purchasing decision.

Keywords
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Preference, Denim Jeans, Jeans Attributes, Conjoint Analysis