Impact of Celebrity Endorsement on Consumer Buying Behavior
11 Pages Posted: 28 Sep 2015
Date Written: September 27, 2015
Today celebrity endorsement becomes the multi-million industries in the world. Marketers endorsed celebrities with their products and brands in the advertisement to increase their sales and change the perception of the viewer’s regarding their brand, which positively impacts on their buying behavior. This research study focuses on the celebrity endorsement and its impact on the customer’s buying behavior and their perception regarding the product or brand of the company. A quantitative method is used in this research in order to investigate the impact of celebrity endorsement on buying behavior. The data of 200 respondents is collected through questionnaire and results were analyzed through the SPSS. The students of different universities as respondents has been taken to know their perception regarding the celebrity and its attributes and the impact of celebrity endorsement on their buying behavior. It is concluded that celebrities endorsed advertisements are more attractive than the non-endorsed advertisements. Moreover the tested attributes of celebrity show positive relationship with the buying behavior and brand perception as well. It also proved that there is a significant impact of celebrity endorsement on the buying behavior. Finally, the results of the study further proved that there is a significant impact of celebrity endorsement on the buying behavior of customers.
Keywords: Celebrity endorsement, Celebrity attractiveness, Celebrity credibility, Celebrity meaning transfer, Brand image, Buying behavior
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By Amit Kumar