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Leveraging brand equity from golden moments of the everyday punter.

Are you a Brand Ambassador  just waiting to happen? You may have recently seen the news footage of a rain drenched race filly stripping down to her underwear at the spring racing carnival’s famous Oaks Day.  It was the display of a free spirited woman…

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Very Cool Social Collaboration – The UN & IKEA Create Flat-Pack Shelters for Refugees

Brands Behaving with a Higher Purpose. News this week of the IKEA Foundation‘s ongoing collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide the UNHCR with 10,000 flat-pack Better Shelter units for refugee and disaster aid through IKEA’s Housing for All Foundation…

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Brand Name – Would You Change?

  PwC renames their acquisition Towards the end of last year we got the news that global accounting giant PwC had acquired specialist strategy consulting firm Booz & Co. It all made infinite sense. Extend their professional services offering and leverage the synergies between accounting…

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M&A Rebrand fail: ING Direct becomes Capital One 360

If you ever doubted the real value of a brand name and identity, try taking it away from your loyal customers and watch the reaction. In the USA, ING Direct is no more – and Capital One is finding out the hard way that brand…

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Thumbs-up to Facebook – Masters of Visual Brand Equity

Building Brand Identity Assets. Few brands truly understand the value of creating and building equity in their brand’s visual assets to the extent of Facebook.

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