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Shanshan Luo

PhD Candidate

Title of Research: Consumers and Their Brand Love Relationships

shanshanluo (002)Qualifications: Master of Arts (International Business), Northumbria University Business School, UK

Area of PhD Research: Consumer Behaviour, Brand Relationship, Close Relationship

Start of PhD: 1 December 2015

Supervisors: Associate Professor Ben Wooliscroft and Dr Robert Hamlin

Email: shanshan.luo@postgrad.otago.ac.nz

Short description of research topic:

The purpose of this research is to look specifically at consumers’ feeling of love toward brands in consumer-brand relationship among a large sample of New Zealand university students and Chinese university students, and to see the degree to which these feelings are analogous to either interpersonal love relationship or spiritual love relationship.