19 Aug '11, 3am

Post-recession consumers will want greener goods, says Amex

Post-recession shoppers will increasingly demand ethically sourced goods as they search to get better value for money, according to new analysis by American Express (Amex) The survey of 1,000 UK consumers, recently published by the The Future Laboratory on behalf of Amex, identified five emerging consumer types who are increasingly considerate and cautious in the way they shop. FURTHER READING Tesco quietly drops controversial biodegrable plastic carrier bags Enterprise zones to provide tax breaks to green businesses One of the identified tribes was dubbed "Karmercialists" for their commitment to improving the environment and ethical shopping. When asked which factors influence their purchase decisions, 44 per cent of these "Karmercialists" were motivated by recyclable or green products, 26 per cent were seeking completely biodegradable products, 38 per cent wanted ethical...

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