The effect of marketing mix and after sales service toward brand equity

Roya bakhshinezhad shamami, Bahram Kheiry

Abstract


The present research aimed to study the effect of the marketing mix (price, product, place, promotion) and after-sales services on three dimensions of brand equity (perceived quality, brand loyalty, and brand awareness) using the Aaker Model. After-sales service in the automotive industry is emphasized as a key and effective element in the promotion of perceived quality, brand loyalty, brand equity, and even products pricing. It is a descriptive survey in which the required data were collected using a questionnaire. The statistical population included the buyers of products of Iran Khodro Diesel Company who have used the sales and after-sales services of this company, 384 of whom were selected as the sample. The obtained data were analyzed using Smart PLS-2 and SPSS-21. The results indicated that product; place (distribution), promotion (advertisement), and after-sales services have a significant impact on dimensions of brand equity.


Keywords


Marketing mix, 4P (price, product, place, promotion), After-sales services; Brand awareness, Perceived quality. brand equity

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