Volume 4, Issue 3 (9-2021)                   Iranian Journal of Educational Sociology 2021, 4(3): 183-193 | Back to browse issues page


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1- PhD student in Business Management, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran.
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Business Management, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran.
Abstract:   (773 Views)
Purpose: the present research was designed and implemented with the aim of presenting a prediction model for consumer purchase behavior with emphasis on brand perception of Shahrvand store.
Methodology: in order to achieve the research objectives, qualitative and exploratory grounded theory approach was used. The sample required for investigating the research questions was obtained through theoretical sampling method. The required data were collected through profound and semi-structured interviews until theoretical saturation. Overall, 10 interviews were performed with the experts of marketing and industrial management, general psychology, the representatives and staff of chain stores. For data analysis, Strauss and Corbin methodical approach was used by going through three stages of open, axial, and selective coding. Eventually the paradigmatic model of the research was presented.
Findings: at the end of the data analysis, 94 concepts were identified as 19 items and six main classes. The results indicated that perceived satisfaction with the brand, brand communication, and enjoyable motives were introduced as excellent and effective conditions on development of the axial dimension of consumer status, grantmaking based on behavior, perception, and expectations of consumers about services. They lead to repeated purchase behavior, brand dependence, and brand loyalty through perceived strategies, perceived after sale services, and perceived value creation for consumer.
Conclusion: based on the findings, stores, relation-oriented marketing, and internal branding of the store were identified as the contextual conditions, and perception of environmental factors plus consumers' perceived experience as confounding conditions.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2021/08/10 | Accepted: 2021/09/15 | Published: 2021/09/23

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