Here is the one true thing I know about humans having studied them in action and been one myself for many years: we are essentially “good.” Whether we all know it or not, we share a light of truth that binds us to one another in a spirit of belonging whereby we all have the […]
In recent weeks, the saga over the fate of JCPenney has been all over the media and advertising industry trade publications, most recently with a warranty spat involving a customer unhappy with a defective engagement ring. We’ve been tracking the situation and decided to dig into the history of the brand and its founder, James […]
We believe that “consumer” is a kind of four-letter word. When we hear it we can’t help but wonder if people are really thinking critically about what they’re saying.
Brands can realize dramatic short term improvements in profitability and long term improvements in brand health by focusing attention on their Most Valuable Customers.
As customers gain access to more information about brands’ activities in the market and on the global stage, they naturally develop affinity with brands whose values align with their own.
Successful brands are associated with products, services or offerings that deliver on the brand promise. Brand claims and customer experience must demonstrably coincide.