All Name Brands Have Common Denominators

Each name brand has its own secrets of success. They may be innovation, prestige, price, leadership, trust, simplicity, evolution, licensing, luck, advertising, authenticity, revolution, aesthetic, emotion, cost, difference, targeting, consistency, speed, ubiquity, experience, advertising, promotion and so on. No matter what the secrets of success are, names brands have common denominators. A successful brand must […]

How Does Snapple Market Its Products?

Snapple and its competitors Napa Naturals, Natural Quenchers, SoHo, After the Fall, Ginseng Rush, Elliot’s Amazing, Old Tyme Soft Drink, Manly Sodas, Syfo, Original New York Seltzer, Ocean Spray, Sobe, Lipton, Arizona, Nestea, and Fruitopia are Snapple’s key competitors in the New Age or Alternative beverage category in the non-alcoholic beverage industry. They compete in […]

Brands can last forever

Many brands have demonstrated that they can last forever. Examples are Sony, Xerox, American Express, Mercedes-Benz, Kellogg, Colgate, Ford, Goodyear, Gillette, Kleenex, Disney, Nokia, IBM, Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Pepsi, Rolex, BMW, Hewlett-Packard, Caterpillar, Apple, Harley-Davidson, Volkswagen, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Kraft, Hertz, IKEA, and so on. The reason they survive and thrive is that they have a clear […]

What’s a good name?

You have this great idea for a business or organization. Now what are you going to call it? Here are 5 suggestions: