Branding

Branding

Old Spice—This Ship Still Sails the Ocean

Old Spice, the brand once associated with sea captains and early Americana, completely rebranded their products in 2008 and have been successfully expanding their line ever since. How they reinvented the brand and continue to appeal to the younger generation is a...

How to Create a Power Brand

This is the subsequent article to the previously-released “The Making of a Power Brand.” In that article we highlighted a very popular brand, Starbucks, and discussed the indispensable mode of operation that its founder and CEO, Howard Schultz, had to use in order to...

The Making of a Power Brand

The simple reason Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote, “The bitterness of low quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten,” has been carried so far through time in our collective consciousness is that it’s an unassailable truth. Nonetheless, it...

Branding—The Right Way

Bullwinkle used to be my neighbor. That’s right. Some years ago, when our offices were on the Sunset Strip, right across the Boulevard from a soaring billboard of the Marlboro Man—that former American advertising icon—our next door neighbor was Jay Ward Productions....

The Power of Positioning

My first car was a ’53 Chevy which a friend of mine unceremoniously totaled on New Year’s Eve a couple of weeks after my 16th birthday. Not an auspicious start. The ’53 Chevy was followed by a ’54, which stood me in good stead until I took down a telephone pole with...