Examining the Impact of Celebrity Endorsement on Student's Purchase Intention of Smartphone

  • Zarith Delaila Abd Aziz UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
  • Zarith Thuraya Abd Aziz UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

Abstract

Consumers in Malaysia have witnessed the use of  smartphone expand dramatically and companies hire celebrity as their brand endorser to promote the smartphones. Substantial dollars has been spent on celebrity endorsement as marketing tactics. Hence, it is importance to understand it success. The objectives of this study is to examine the extent at which university students have been impacted by celebrity endorsements on their purchase intention of smartphones. Quantitative method and survey were used to captured 119 data from respondents. The results revealed that celebrity attractiveness has the greatest impact on the purchase intention of smartphones meanwhile celebrity trustworthiness shows the lowest impact on students. The results of this study provides an exclusive viewpoint concerning students’ purchase intention on smartphones and assists marketing practitioners to better understand the use of celebrity endorsement.

Published
2021-10-31
How to Cite
ABD AZIZ, Zarith Delaila; ABD AZIZ, Zarith Thuraya. Examining the Impact of Celebrity Endorsement on Student's Purchase Intention of Smartphone. ADVANCES IN BUSINESS RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 2, p. 241-249, oct. 2021. ISSN 2462-1838. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ABRIJ/article/view/15126>. Date accessed: 02 dec. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.24191/abrij.v7i2.15126.
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