Does higher price mean higher quality?

Sponsored article by Kensington. 

Have you ever wondered; what impact higher quality has? Whether it matters, if you buy a cheap option over the expensive option? Sometimes the eye of human, can’t tell the difference between a cheaper version of a product and an expensive version of a product, so why invest the money in the expensive version? This article will tell you, what differences higher quality might have, and whether it is worth spending the extra money on something more expensive.

Quality for the planet

First, if you own a business, small or big, you might consider investing in quality products. In today’s world, as consumers we become more and more focused on the environment. This means more consumers decide to invest in products that last longer, to avoid waste. Higher quality is more sustainable and will therefore be what consumers buy. Trying to keep waste down as a company, and improving quality is therefore the way forward.

Performance and productivity for businesses

Second, investing in quality tools for your employees, might help improve their productivity. If they work in an office, having professional IT-products will make it easier for them to get tasks done. Simply, their performance will increase.

Does higher price mean higher quality

Kensington offers IT-products that can help improve quality. With adjustable tables, docking stations and ergonomic chairs, your employees will not struggle with back/shoulder pain, which will leave them with more energy to spend on work.

How is quality measured?

One way of measuring quality is the features. If you have two watches, but one of them offers one more feature, let’s say it is waterproof, the quality of it rises. Another way, is the durability of the product. The watch might be waterproof, but if you know it will break within one year, it’s quality will decrease. A last thing to keep in mind, when figuring out the quality of an item, is its reliability. If the watch, occasionally, stops working for a few seconds, it will not be reliable any longer. So, both the features, the reliability and the durability of a product, helps decide its quality.

Remember to be critical

There are several factors to pay attention to, when measuring quality, and it is always important to be critical. Keep in mind that quality can be a subject thing that people base on their perceived quality, which cannot always be measured. What seems of less value to you, might for other reason be of more value to somebody else, whom therefore might see the item as higher in quality.