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    Consumer-based brand equity measurement: lessons learned from an international study

    Christodoulides, George and Cadogan, J. and Veloutsou, C. (2015) Consumer-based brand equity measurement: lessons learned from an international study. International Marketing Review 32 (3/4), pp. 307-328. ISSN 0265-1335.

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    Abstract

    Purpose – The paper examines the performance of Aaker’s dominant conceptualization of consumer-based brand equity (brand awareness, brand associations, perceived quality and brand loyalty) in a multi-national and multi sector European context and highlights important lessons vis-à-vis the measurement of brand assets across countries. Design/methodology/approach – Cross-category data was collected through a survey over a period of two months from a representative sample of consumers in three European countries (n=1829), the UK (n=605), Germany (n=600) and Greece (n=624). Findings – The findings suggest that Aaker’s dimensions of consumer-based brand equity cannot be clearly separated. More specifically the dimensions of brand awareness, brand associations and brand loyalty could not be always clearly discriminated in all national contexts. Originality/value – The paper contributes to the limited amount of cross-national research on brand equity by assessing the most widely used conceptualization of consumer-based brand equity. Contrary to previous research, this study has used data from real consumers who evaluated a range of brands across product categories (including goods, services and Internet).

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Loyalty, Cross-national, Perceived quality, Awareness, Aaker, Associations, Consumer-based brand equity
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Depositing User: George Christodoulides
    Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2015 08:10
    Last Modified: 23 Jun 2015 08:10
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/12402

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