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Q: Canadian Consumers Purchasing Habits ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
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Subject: Canadian Consumers Purchasing Habits
Category: Business and Money > Advertising and Marketing
Asked by: santabarbara-ga
List Price: $35.00
Posted: 16 Jun 2005 21:11 PDT
Expires: 16 Jul 2005 21:11 PDT
Question ID: 534098
I am looking for Canadian consumer's expectations about paying a
premium for U.S. made goods. For example, if a U.S. branded TV set
sells for $100 in the U.S, how much of a premium would a Canadian
consume expect to pay for this same TV? The television is for example
only. I am interested in consumer electronics products but any other
products are also of interest. However, they must be a U.S. brand
product sold in Canada. I am looking for any research reports or
media articles available that would give more insight into this buying
behavior in Canada.

Clarification of Question by santabarbara-ga on 17 Jun 2005 07:52 PDT
You answered the question with an ideal document. Please collect 35 bucks!
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Subject: Re: Canadian Consumers Purchasing Habits
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 17 Jun 2005 07:57 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
 
Dear Santabarbara,

Im pleased that the document I provided as a comment was exactly what you needed.

Insights on the Canadian economy
Do Canadians pay more than Americans for the same products?
by John Baldwin and Beiling Yan
Micro-Economic Analysis Division
Statistics Canada
April 2004
http://www.statcan.ca/english/research/11-624-MIE/11-624-MIE2004006.pdf

Best regards,
Bobbie7

Clarification of Answer by bobbie7-ga on 17 Jun 2005 08:41 PDT
"The consulting firm Palmer D'Angelo found Canadians pay more than
twice as much as Americans for their 27 top-selling generic drugs --
consistent with Food and Drug Administration research which found that
for five of seven generic drugs studied, Canadians pay more than
Americans, in some cases 2 to 3 times more."
Source: John C. Goodman (National Center for Policy Analysis), "Free
Trade Tack for Drug Imports," Washington Times, January 31, 2005
http://www.ncpa.org/newdpd/dpdarticle.php?article_id=1191
santabarbara-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Great!

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Subject: Re: Canadian Consumers Purchasing Habits
From: bobbie7-ga on 17 Jun 2005 07:37 PDT
 
Santabarbara,

This document might interest you.
http://www.statcan.ca/english/research/11-624-MIE/11-624-MIE2004006.pdf

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