A study of affordability of consumers during Covid pandemic and impact of gender on buying decisions of consumers

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Dr. (Ms.) H.A.Chande



Gender affects buying decisions of consumers. Women seem to find pleasure and satisfaction while they shop. Covid pandemic has contributed to a change in the working pattern. Work from home became more acceptable pattern of work which is expected to lead to saving of travelling expenses. Present paper attempts to find impact of gender on buying decisions of consumers and attempts to find out whether there is any change in the consumption patter due to saving in travelling expenses. Researcher found no significant association between the impulsive buying of necessity products across the Gender of respondents. The affordability of the respondents to buy more products during Pandemic as they are saving on travel expenditure is found to be significantly different.


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