Young Adult Sarawakian Purchase Intention On Junk Food Based On Packaging Design Elements

Fadilah, Siali and Kii, Winnie Lin Lin and Mahani Muhammad, Abdu Shakur and Norazirah, Ayob (2016) Young Adult Sarawakian Purchase Intention On Junk Food Based On Packaging Design Elements. Journal of Borneo Kalimantan, 2 (2). ISSN 2289-2583


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An effective proactive product promotion is much needed to compete in the today’s competitive global market. Together, the product packaging has come to play an important role to influence consumers’ purchasing intention. The purpose of this study is to examine consumers’ perceptions towards packaging design elements and to determine the most influential factors on their purchase intention. A survey was conducted using self-administered structured questionnaires from 385 young adult respondents in Kota Samarahan and Kuching, Sarawak. Two junk food packaging with different package designs and attributes were used in this study. Major results show that the packaging colour, graphic, size, shape, material, and information have significant relationship with purchase intention. The finding could provide important insights to marketers and food manufacturers to adopt an appropriate packaging strategy for junk food to attract more sales from this particular group of consumers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Purchase intention; Packaging; Design; Consumer Perception; Junk food, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2017 06:43
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2017 07:22

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