volume 18, issue 1, P78-91 2014
DOI: 10.1108/mbe-11-2013-0060
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Lara Agostini, Roberto Filippini, Anna Nosella

Abstract: Purpose – The aim of this paper is to investigate the impact of brands on small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) performance in the fashion industry, trying also to shed light on the different effect that corporate and product brands may produce. Design/methodology/approach – The approach uses cross-sectional time series regression to investigate the relationship between trademarks and sales, controlling for firm size. A purposive sampling technique is adopted, focusing on a sample of Italian SMEs in the fash…

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