Brand Knowledge in China Market : The Effect of Hallyu and Marketing Mix Elements on Brand Equity

중국시장에서의 브랜드 지식 : 한류와 마케팅 믹스가 브랜드자산에 미치는 영향

  • 정강옥 (한남대학교 경영학과) ;
  • 지성구 (한밭대학교 경상학부) ;
  • 장성 (한남대학교 경영학)
  • Received : 2009.07.22
  • Accepted : 2009.09.18
  • Published : 2009.09.01


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of Hallyu(Korean Wave) and marketing mix elements on brand equity based on the Korean cosmetic brand in China Market. It will provide the constructive suggestions to build Korea brand equity in overseas market through empirical research. At the beginning of this study, in order to analyze the effect of Hallyu and marketing mix elements on brand equity, we studied literature reviews on relationships between brand equity and marketing mix elements, culture, Hallyu and its influences on marketing. And then, we set up the research model, hypotheses and variables. The chosen variables to investigate are price premium, price deals, store image, distribution intensity, advertising, Hallyu, perceived quality, brand loyalty, brand awareness/associations, and brand equity. The results of the study reveal that Hallyu and advertising had a positive influence on perceived quality, brand loyalty and brand awareness/associations, but the other marketing elements had partial influence. All of perceived quality, brand loyalty and brand awareness/associations showed positive effects on brand equity. Additionally, theoretical and managerial implications of brand equity and Hallyu based on the results of this study are discussed. And limitations and future research issues are also presented.


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