Of brand choices, distribution and social listening

One of the lessons early on in my career was about the role of advertising and distribution. We learnt that advertising can only bring a potential customer to the shop but there are many other factors (availability, price, salesman's push) which influence brand decision. Very often if the product asked or searched for at a… Continue reading Of brand choices, distribution and social listening

Branding with the enemy

Here’s a point to ponder. What motivates and unites people more: fighting for a cause or against an idea? History provides us the answer. During the French Revolution the oppressed bourgeois’ united against a common enemy- the feudal and exploitative French monarchy and sent them to the guillotine. Soon after, once the enemy was dead,… Continue reading Branding with the enemy