Factors that influence consumer purchase decision: case of Petronas Dagangan Berhad / Nor Baizura Mat Yusof

Mat Yusof, Nor Baizura (2009) Factors that influence consumer purchase decision: case of Petronas Dagangan Berhad / Nor Baizura Mat Yusof. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The growing competition and the current economic forces require PDB to continuously grow and upgrade its level of service and product to meet the market demand and also to rise above competition. Therefore, it is important for PDB to provide the basic fundamental of marketing strategy in order to meet and satisfy its consumers’ needs and wants. Besides that, PDB needs to understand how consumers of PETRONAS make purchase decision and how marketing strategy influences that decision. This research is about the factors that influence consumer purchase decision. Factors of marketing such as product, price, promotion and place have been identified to investigate whether or not these factors influence the consumer purchase decision. The survey was conducted in three PETRONAS Service Stations (PSS)which are PSS Setiawangsa, PSS Wangsa Maju and PSS Bandar Melaka. The sample size of this study was 30 consumers of PETRONAS products. Data was obtained using primary data. Respondents were required to answer the questionnaires that included the statements of each variable. Once the necessary data was collected, the data was analyzed and summarized in a readable and easily interpret form. The Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS) version 17.0 was used to summarize the data. The results are in form of reliability testing, descriptive statistic, NOVA, T-test and correlation. Based on this research, the result indicates that all the factors except promotion have a moderate relationship with consumer purchase decision. The conclusion of the study is the outcome of the survey analysis and findings. Based on the findings, some recommendations have been suggested in order to improve the understanding on how consumers of PETRONAS make purchase decision and how marketing strategy influences that decision and for future research.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Mat Yusof, Nor Baizura2007137471
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Thesis advisorAbdul Aziz, Noor AzamUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Decision making
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Marketing > Marketing research. Marketing research companies. Sales forecasting
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Purchasing. Selling. Sales personnel. Sales executives
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) International Business (BA246)
Item ID: 28659
Uncontrolled Keywords: Consumer purchase decision; Marketing strategy; Market demand
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/28659

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