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Four, seven-point Likert-type items measure the degree to which a consumer has a special bond with a certain product, especially of an affective and sentimental nature.

The scale uses five, seven-point Likert-type items to measure a trait-like attachment style characterized by the fear of rejection and abandonment.

The degree to which a person expresses liking of and attachment to another person is measured with three, seven-point Likert-type items.

The strength with which a person expresses favorable attachment to a particular cultural group is measured in this scale using six, seven-point Likert-type items.

The scale has four, seven-point Likert-type items that measure the degree to which a person has an affective connection to a particular location-based place.

The extent to which a person is interested in and feels attached to a particular subculture is measured with six, five-point Likert-type items.

The scale uses six, seven-point Likert-type items to measure a customer’s social bond with the employees at a specific retail establishment.  To be clear, the scale is intended to measure attachment to the workers at a location-specific business rather than the attachment to the employees at all locations in a chain or the general tendency to bond with employees.

The strength of the relationship and bond a customer has with other customers of a particular retailer is measured with six, seven-point Likert-type items.  To be clear, the scale is intended to measure attachment to the people who come to a location-specific establishment.  The scale does not measure attachment to the physical dimensions of the place, attachment to customers at all locations in a chain, or the general tendency to bond with other customers.

The strength of a person’s emotional bond to a physical place is measured with four, seven-point Likert-type items.  To be clear, the scale is intended to measure attachment to the physical aspect of the place rather than attachment to the people who come there.

Using four, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures the strength of a person’s emotional bond to the people associated with a specific place.  To be clear, the scale is intended to measure attachment to the people who come to a place or, possibly, work there rather than attachment to the physical dimension of the place.