EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING, EMOTIONAL BRANDING, AND BRAND TRUST AND THEIR EFFECT ON LOYALTY ON HONDA MOTORCYCLE PRODUCT
Journal of Economics, Business & Accountancy
The rising globalization era has demanded that the world should change from the old paradigms into the new one in every aspect, especially in marketing world. Nowadays, to win over the market share cannot not only do a business that relies on the functionality of their products, but also take into account its brand attributed to their products as it delivers certain images in the mind of consumers or end-users. This research aimed to acknowledge the impacts of experiential marketing, emotional
... rketing, emotional branding and brand trust towards loyalty on Honda motorcycle products. Variables in this research are experiential Marketing (X1), Emotional Branding (X2), Brand Trust (X3) as its independent variables; and Brand Loyalty (Y) as its dependent variable. To measure these variables, this study employed Semantic Differential Scale by using interval as its scale of measurement. 120 respondents of Honda motorcycle users were taken as sample of research from the population of Honda motorcycle users in Surabaya, with SEM (Structural Equation Modeling) employed as data analysis technique. On the one hand, the SEM analysis results revealed the positive and significant relationship of experiential marketing and brand trust on product loyalty. On the other hand, the analysis did not prove the significant nor positive influence of emotional branding towards loyalty.