An Analysis of Impact of Brand Credibility and Perceived Quality on Consumers' Evaluations of Brand Alliance

Seyed Fathollah Amiri Aghdaie, Hossein Rezaei Dolatabadi, Vahid Shokri Aliabadi


The purpose of this study is to analyse the effects of brand credibility and perceived quality on consumers' evaluation of brand alliance. This goal has been followed by examining the impact of constituent brands credibility on co-brand overall credibility, effect of perceived quality of the constituent brands on co-branded product perceived quality and constituent brands credibility and perceived quality on perceived price and purchase intention of cobranded product as the hypotheses of the study. This study can be considered as an applied research from purpose perspective and descriptive-survey with regards to the nature and method (type of correlation). Respondents to the questionnaire were shoppers at one of branches of Refah chain stores in Isfahan city which randomly selected.
The study indentified that credibility of constituent brands (i.e., brand A and brand B the allied brands) positively affect co-brand credibility, cobranded product perceived price and purchase intention. Results also show that perceived quality of constituent brands affect cobranded product perceived quality and perceived price. Furthermore, only perceived quality of one of constituent brands (brand B) has positive influence on cobranded product purchase intention whereas the perceived quality of the other brand (brand B) has no effect.

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International Journal of Marketing Studies  ISSN 1918-719X(Print) ISSN 1918-7203(Online)

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