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Quiksilver rescued with plans to rebuild the brand

Iconic Aussie surf brand gets $US600m refinancing approval from US Court and makes big brand plans. With its finances now under control, Quicksilver is planning to turn around fledgling brand with ‘boardrider’ stores that showcase the true brand experience.

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Brand patriotism: Lamb is back in the spotlight with controversial Australia Day ad

This Australia Day Meat and Livestock Australia has outdone themselves in their ‘Operation Boomerang’ campaign, with some help from their biggest critics. While many brands have tried to milk national pride and celebration for brand benefit, it’s hard to go past the dedication of Meat…

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Qantas backs Hugh to sell Australia and make their brand more relatable

Employing celebrity ambassadors is not a new strategy for airlines. But this month, we’ve seen Emirates launch their campaign with Jennifer Anniston, Etihad has Nicole Kidman and Qantas has added Hugh Jackman to their list of ambassadors. For a brand that many Aussies seem to…

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Truly Deeply proudly creates Aussie brand ‘Get Farmed!’

Truly Deeply is proud to showcase our brand strategy and design work for Get Farmed! a new range of all Australian breakfast cereals and muesli bars. Inspired by the fresh and wholesome all-Australian ingredients, the brand heroes local farmers and celebrates the unprocessed bounty of…

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Smiggle – the Aussie brand that is laughing while other retailers scratch their heads.

Doomsayers continue to claim retail is suffering its worst conditions for decades. But in the unlikely market of stationery – where traditional newsagents have been disappearing across the country – one retailer is booming. Smiggle is a great example of a brand that has reset…

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Australia Day 2012; drink Aussie wine or lose your strides

Australia day is here for another year, along with painted faces, flag flying, boxing kangaroos and, of course, companies trying to leverage patriotic feelings for their brand’s benefit. Coles and Woolies are fighting it out to prove who is ‘more Australian’, Vegemite has renamed their…

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