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dc.contributorMulti-disciplinary Studiesen_US
dc.contributorInstitute of Textiles and Clothingen_US
dc.creatorWong, Jenny-
dc.publisherHong Kong Polytechnic University-
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_US
dc.titleThe market potential of environmental clothing products in the Hong Kong retail industryen_US
dcterms.abstractThe aim of this project was to explore the potential of environmentally friendly clothing consumption in Hong Kong. The factors which were believed to have an effect on environmental consumption, such as environmental attitudes, environmental textile and clothing knowledge, perceived consumer effectiveness, product attributes, and environmental marketing, were used to investigate the market potential. Respondents were 112 students of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, who were moderately aware of environmental protection but did not change their consumption patterns. They were willing to buy environmentally friendly clothing products only it they did not have to pay additional money. This study supported previous findings that environmental attitudes and environmental consumption were positively correlated. The respondents believed that their effort could not help to improve the environment. Results also indicated that environmental knowledge moderately influenced their clothing choice and consumption. They were willing to avoid buying clothing from companies that caused environmental pollution and were willing to donate money to environmental organizations. Green marketing efforts were proposed to encourage environmental clothing consumption in the Hong Kong retail sector.en_US
dcterms.extent54, [5], xvi p. : ill. ; 30 cmen_US
dcterms.isPartOfPolyU Electronic Thesesen_US
dcterms.educationalLevelAll Masteren_US
dcterms.LCSHClothing trade -- China -- Hong Kongen_US
dcterms.LCSHRetail trade -- China -- Hong Kongen_US
dcterms.LCSHConsumer behavior -- China -- Hong Kongen_US
dcterms.LCSHHong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertationsen_US
dcterms.accessRightsrestricted accessen_US

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