Understanding the customer experience-loyalty link: A moderated mediation model
Multiple studies have focused on Customer Experience and its relationship with Customer Loyalty. Despite such attention, two research gaps are still open with reference to the Experience-Loyalty link: the mediating role of Customer Satisfaction and the moderating role of consumer characteristics. This study employs a moderated mediation analysis of the relationship between Customer Experience and Customer
Loyalty by including Customer Satisfaction as a mediator and Shopping Enjoyment as a moderator. An online survey on almost three thousand consumers is run with reference to grocery retailing. Results show the role of Customer Satisfaction as a mediator. Shopping Enjoyment interacts with the Negative Affective Customer Experience dimension in its relationship with Customer Satisfaction.
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