Examining the Factors that Influence Consumer Willingness to Pay of Bubble Tea among Generation Z in Bandung, Indonesia

Authors

  • Raden Aswin Rahadi School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • Candice Iswara School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • Kurnia Fajar Afgani School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • Alfred Boediman School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.56225/ijgoia.v2i1.162

Keywords:

price, taste, product design;, brand image, location accessibility, willingness to pay, bubble tea, generation Z

Abstract

Bubble tea is a popular drink among Generation Z in Indonesia. However, the quality of bubble tea varies depending on intrinsic and extrinsic factors to make it more appealing. On the basis of consumers' final economic activity, it is crucial to examine what factors influence consumer purchase decision behavior. Due to the bubble tea shop, owners will effectively meet customer expectations for bubble tea beverages. This study examines factors that may influence the consumer purchase decision (willingness to pay) of bubble tea and analyzes the price limit disparities. The research uses a quantitative approach by distributing questionnaires to 300 Generation Z domiciled at Bandung, Indonesia. This study examines several aspects, including price, taste, product design, brand influence, and location accessibility. Also, it analyzes whether the consumers' purchase decision factor and the price limit of the respondents are different when it is divided based on demographic factors. The data were analyzed using multiple linear regression (MLR). This study found that taste, price, product design, brand image, and location accessibility individually and simultaneously affect the willingness to pay among Generation Z in Bandung City. Also, this study found differences in decision factors and price limits on bubble tea based on demographic factors. In conclusion, the current study has successfully examined the factors influencing consumer purchase decisions (willingness to pay) and analyzed the price limit disparities of bubble tea in Bandung, Indonesia.

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2023-03-31

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Rahadi, R. A., Iswara, C., Afgani, K. F., & Boediman, A. (2023). Examining the Factors that Influence Consumer Willingness to Pay of Bubble Tea among Generation Z in Bandung, Indonesia. International Journal of Global Optimization and Its Application, 2(1), 74–83. https://doi.org/10.56225/ijgoia.v2i1.162

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