Price and Brand Name as
Indicators of Quality Dimensions
for Consumer Durables
Merrie Brucks
University of Arizona
Valarie A. Zeithaml
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gillian Naylor
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Delivering quality products
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Brief Probe into the Brand and Marketing Strategy of NBA
Zhongfeng Sun1
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Developing an Holistic Sports Brand Equity Framework
 The Case of a Professional Rugby Team
Abstract
Purpose of Paper  This article investigates components/factors that influence stakeholders
perception of a professional sports team brand and how these
International Journal of Sport Finance, 2013, 8, 280293, 2013 West Virginia University
Determinants of Professional Sports
Firm Values in the United States and
Europe: A Comparison Between
Sports over the Period 20042011
Nicolas Scelles1, Boris Helleu2,
Determinants of Franchise Values in North American Professional Sports Leagues: Evidence
from a Hedonic Price Model
Brad R. Humphreys *
University of Alberta
Michael Mondello
The Florida State University
*
Corresponding author. Associate Professor, Depart
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