Consumer Purchase Intention toward Online Food Delivery Service: The Implication for Future Research

  • Siti Anis Adilah Tarmazi Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Wan Rusni Wan Ismail Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Nur Aisya Syazwani Noor Azmin Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Redhuan Abu Bakar Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Keywords: online delivery service, food purchase intention, attitude, consumer’s profiling


In Malaysia, online food delivery service provider has experienced steady growth in term of the increasing numbers of companies offering this service. This study aims to analyze consumer purchase intention towards online food delivery service based on factors of control, convenience, needs for interaction, technology anxiety, and consumer satisfaction. Additionally, this study highlighted which service delivery provider that are more preferred by consumers and help to identify the actual demographic profile and market segments for this service. This research was carried out using a quantitative approach and data was collected using a questionnaire and distributed through an online platform. Purposive sampling was used with screening questions. Sample size was determined using power analysis with total number of 147 respondents were identified as the appropriate minimum sample size for this study. The findings indicate intention of using an online food delivery provider is strongly influenced by independent variables tested in this study. However, findings from this study have shed some light concerning the demographic profile of consumers who use services from online service delivery. For instance, it is believed that this service is much more appealing to the younger generation due to their ability to adopt a new technology and the older generations are more resistant to changes. Thus, this study has proved that generation X are the heavy users of online food delivery service due to the advantages its offers in term of convenience and satisfaction. This indicates that these segments have less resistance to new technology and services.

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Tarmazi, S. A. A., Wan Ismail, W. R., Noor Azmin, N. A. S. and Abu Bakar, A. R. (2021) “Consumer Purchase Intention toward Online Food Delivery Service: The Implication for Future Research”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(9), pp. 347 - 354. doi: