Facets of brand equity and brand survival: A longitudinal examination

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Purpose – This study explores how brand equity influences brand survival in the wine industry. Specifically, the influence of two key facets of brand equity (brand awareness and perceived quality) on brand survival was investigated. Methodology/Approach – Two types of data were used: consumer survey data and longitudinal data on brand survival over a sixteen year period. Perceptions of quality and brand recognition data were collected via survey at the beginning of the time frame (1991), longitudinal data regarding the brand survival were obtained for the years through 2006 and survey data were again collected in 2006. Twenty-seven brands from wineries of a specific region were used for the study. Brand survival (measured in years) was analyzed using logistic regression with brand recognition and perceived quality as the predictors. Findings – A slightly positive relationship between consumer ratings of perceived quality and the probability of brand survival was found. However, a
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)202-214
JournalInternational Journal of Wine Business Research
StatePublished - 2008

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