The Effect of Brand Equity on Consumer Purchase Decision: The Case of Cell Phone in Ethiopia

Bezayit Melese Feyisa


The primary objectives of the study were to investigate the effect of brand equity on consumers purchase decision of cell phone in Addis Ababa by utilizing Aaker’s customer-based brand equity model. Four dimensions of brand equity model posited by David Aaker were used in order to conduct the investigation via quantitative research Approach, where descriptive and explanatory research design was applied. Samples of 404 respondents from Addis Ababa were selected by a convenience sampling method and 355 valid data was collected through a structured questionnaire with 88% response rate. Statistical analysis has been conducted using statistical process for social science. Descriptive analysis such as frequency, mean and standard deviation has been used to interpret the result. Furthermore, correlation and regression analysis has been performed. While performing the research, the reliability and validity of the instrument has been verified. Apart from that, the fulfillment of basic assumption for correlation and regression analysis has been conducted. The results of multiple regression analysis also revealed that the four dimensions have a positive influence on consumers purchase decision of cell phone. Among those dimensions, brand Awareness and perceived quality had the strongest positive significant influence on consumers purchase decision of cell phone respectively.

Keywords: brand, Brand Equity, Brand awareness, brand association, brand loyalty, perceived quality, Purchase decision.

DOI: 10.7176/JMCR/78-01

Publication date: April 30th 2021

Full Text: PDF
Download the IISTE publication guideline!

To list your conference here. Please contact the administrator of this platform.

Paper submission email:

ISSN 2422-8451

Please add our address "" into your email contact list.

This journal follows ISO 9001 management standard and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Copyright ©