A Study on the User Acceptance Model of Omni Channel Service Based on Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT)

Hyeri Joo, Eun-Jung Lee
2016 Family and Environment Research  
The rapid change of consumer expectations in shopping environments has required retailers to actively adopt omnichannel services, however, limited research exists on the topic. We identify the effect of consumer's utilitarian shopping value on expectations for omni-channel services. An online survey was conducted on 176 subjects who had experience using omni-channel services. We employed Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) as our theoretical model to explore the
more » ... plore the mechanisms of consumers' acceptance of omni-channel services in fashion. We used SPSS ver. 22.0 and AMOS ver. 22.0 programs to analyze data. The results indicate that utilitarian shopping value has a positive effect on performance expectancy, effort expectancy, and social influence for omnichannel services. Performance expectancy for omni-channel services also has a positive effect on the purchase intentions of fashion products. Effort expectancy for omni-channel services also positively increases the purchase intentions of fashion products. Last, the social effect of omni-channel services has a significant positive effect on purchase intention. All the hypotheses were supported. The research findings can provide the fashion distribution industry with useful basic data to understand the needs of consumers who use multi-channels when establishing a new channel or marketing strategy.
doi:10.6115/fer.2016.031 fatcat:gymt6hiqpjc7tcu7m5mphhmkfm