Korean TV Soap Operas in Taiwan: An Investigation of Consumers’ Clothing Purchase Behavior

Hsiu-Ju Hsu


In a recent trend, Korean TV soap operas have become extremely popular in Taiwan. This article examines the relationship between Taiwanese female undergraduates’ favorite Korean TV soap operas and their clothing purchase behavior. A survey was conducted via written questionnaires, from which 937 were obtained for analysis. The data were analyzed using factor analysis, ANOVA, and t-test. The results revealed that different degrees of viewing frequency, involvement, and recall of favorite Korean TV soap operas make a significant difference in clothing purchase behavior with regard to such factors as attention, viewing motivations, purchasing motivations, and different stages of clothing consumption.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/ijms.v4n3p16

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