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    Measuring perceived brand luxury: an evaluation of the BLI scale

    Christodoulides, George and Michaelidou, N. and Li, C.H. (2009) Measuring perceived brand luxury: an evaluation of the BLI scale. Journal of Brand Management: Special Issue on Brand Luxury 16 (5/6), pp. 395-405. ISSN 1350-231X.

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    This paper investigates the psychometric properties of Vigneron and Johnson's Brand Luxury Index scale. The authors developed the scale using data collected from a student sample in Australia. To validate the scale, the study reported in this paper uses data collected from Taiwanese luxury consumers. The scale was initially subjected to reliability analysis yielding low α values for two of its five proposed dimensions. Exploratory and confirmatory factors analyses were subsequently performed to examine the dimensionality of brand luxury. Discriminant and convergent validity tests highlight the need for further research into the dimensionality of the construct. Although the scale represents a good initial contribution to understanding brand luxury, in view of consumers' emerging shopping patterns, further investigation is warranted to establish the psychometric properties of the scale and its equivalence across cultures.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): luxury brands, perceptions, scale assessment, culture, replication
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2014 14:17
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:12


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