Effect of country of origin image, product knowledge, brand familiarity to purchase intention Korean cosmetics with information seeking as a mediator variable: Indonesian women’s perspective

  • Emalia Diah Augusta Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia.
  • Dien Mardhiyah | dienmardhiyah@feb.unair.ac.id Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia.
  • Tika Widiastuti Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia.

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to analyze the influence of country of origin image, product knowledge, brand familiarity on purchase intention with information seeking as the mediation variable with Etude House cosmetic product as the object research in Indonesia. This research is a quantitative research that using SEM AMOS and Sobel test to analyze data. Sample of this research were 213 women in Indonesia who have known brand Etude House and never bought them but they knew that Etude House is Korea brand. The results of this research show that country of origin image, information seeking, and brand familiarity have positive impacts on purchase intention, and information seeking mediated the influence of country image on purchase intention, but product knowledge have negative impact on both information seeking and purchase intention, but also information seeking is not mediated the influence of product knowledge on purchase intention.

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Published
2019-03-29
Keywords:
country image, product knowledge, brand familiarity, purchase intention, information seeking
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Augusta, E. D., Mardhiyah, D., & Widiastuti, T. (2019). Effect of country of origin image, product knowledge, brand familiarity to purchase intention Korean cosmetics with information seeking as a mediator variable: Indonesian women’s perspective. Dermatology Reports, 11(s1). https://doi.org/10.4081/dr.2019.8014