The Risks of Rebranding May Outweigh the Benefits

“WHAT HAPPENED TO MY BRAND?”

To rebrand or not to rebrand? That is the question! Whether it is nobler to be new and different or tried and true? More than a few brands have disappeared as a result of well-meaning rebranding and repositioning. This is especially true of CPG brands. Unlike personal...

Before You Start Packaging Design – PART 1

STOP, LOOK and LISTEN! FIRST, DISCOVER THE DISTRIBUTION, HANDLING, AND RETAILING REQUIREMENTS

You may design a beautiful package – but what if it doesn’t fit on the shelf? Or it’s hard to get on a pallet? Or the people at the warehouses or stores or shipping companies are confused about the contents? What if you design a beautiful package without considering...

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Marketing Channels Do Two Things Well

MARKETING CHANNELS GET YOUR PRODUCT TO MARKET AND YOUR MESSAGE TO YOUR CUSTOMER

Marketing channels are the means of getting your product to market while also effectively communicating good reasons to buy it at every level of distribution. Marketing channels are often confused with advertising channels. Although advertising is required in one form...

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