A Study on Coffee Shop Use and the Influence of Physical Environment of Coffee Shop on Customer Behavioral Intention - focused on college students in Seoul, Gyeonggi province

커피전문점 이용 실태 및 커피전문점의 물리적 환경이 고객 행동 의도에 미치는 영향 - 서울.경기 지역 대학생을 중심으로

Jeon, Min-Sun;Jo, Mi-Na

  • Published : 2011.12.30


The main purposes of this study were to assess coffee shop use and to identify the influence of physical environment of a coffee chop on customer behavioral intention. The survey was administered from April to May 2011, targeting twenties college students in Seoul, Gyeonggi Province. A total of 174 copies of the questionnaire were collected for the data analyses such as frequency test, descriptive analysis, chi-square analysis, reliability test, factor analysis, ANOVA, Duncan's multiple range test and multiple regression analysis using SPSS 17.0 program. The main results of this study were as follows: The number of visits was once or twice a week. Students went with their friends to the coffee shop. Most of the students answered that they visit the coffee shop at any time. The main purpose of visit was to have time to relax. The main source in choosing a coffee shop was recommendation from others. The main criterion for the selection of the coffee shop was atmosphere. Americano was a favorite drink. Coffee was drunk with a cake. Expenditure per visit was 3,000~5,000 won. The choice of the coffee shop was selected by the student. The factor analysis identified seven underlying dimensions of coffee shop physical environment perceptions (seating comfort, attractiveness, cleanliness, harmony, ambient condition, congestion, amenity) and one dimension of customer behavioral intention. Through multiple regression analyses, four determinants (attractiveness, cleanliness, amenity, ambient condition) were found to have the greatest impact on customer behavioral intention.


coffee shop;physical environment;customer behavioral intention


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