Impact of Relationship Marketing Variables on Brand Resonance: Mediating Role of Brand Attitude
Divyasre. V. S1, Ramya .J2
1Dr. V. S. Divyasre, Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai, India.
2Dr. J. Ramya, Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai,India.
Manuscript received on November 22, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on December 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on December 30, 2019. | PP: 2084-2089 | Volume-9 Issue-2, December, 2019. | Retrieval Number: B3405129219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.B3405.129219
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