How Brand Jealousy is an Antidote for Premium to Pay More in the Presence of Materialism and Brand Attachment?

  • Muhammad Waqar Rana Institute of Business & Management, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan,
  • Faisal Mustafa University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Umer Quddoos ORCID and Higher Education Commission , Pakistan
  • Rab Nawaz Lodhi UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
Keywords: Brand Jealousy, Brand Attachment, Materialism, Willingness to pay more, PLS-SEM

Abstract

Brand jealousy is an increasing phenomenon in recent years works of literature and its effect on the relationship between consumer and brand. This study intends to explore the affiliation of brand jealousy and willingness to pay more as well as the mediating roles of brand attachment and materialism. The theoretical framework is analyzed through a quantitative approach with the help of a questionnaire using the Partial Least Square Structure Equation Model (PLS-SEM).  The findings of the study depict a positive relationship between brand jealousy as well as willingness to pay more. The outcomes of this study ensure practical insights for marketing and brand managers by introducing various strategies in their integrated marketing communication to influence the framework of brand jealousy and customers’ willingness to pay more for various brands.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Waqar Rana, Institute of Business & Management, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan,

MS Scholar

Faisal Mustafa, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

Provost

Rab Nawaz Lodhi, UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

Associate Professor

Published
2021-06-30
How to Cite
Rana, M. W., Mustafa, F., Quddoos, M. U., & Lodhi, R. N. (2021). How Brand Jealousy is an Antidote for Premium to Pay More in the Presence of Materialism and Brand Attachment?. IRASD Journal of Management, 3(1), 35 - 45. https://doi.org/10.52131/jom.2021.0301.0024