Quadrilateral Brand: The Journey of Brand Trust in Building Brand Equity


This study aims to analyze the role of brand trust as a mediator in building brand equity with the structural equation model on bottled water objects with a high product price value, and it is believed that the Quadrilateral Brand is a powerful brand strategy. The sample in this study was consumers of drinking water AQUA brand in the market in Central Java, Indonesia. Using a sample of 449 respondents, research on Quadrilateral Brand proves that brand equity can be formed from the positive and significant influence of brand authenticity, brand awareness, and the mediating role of brand trust. This research showed that brand trust can mediate the indirect impact of brand authenticity and brand awareness on brand equity.

Keywords: quadrilateral brand, brand authenticity, brand awareness, brand trust, brand equity

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