Brand Stretch: Why 1 in 2 Extensions Fail, and How to Beat the Odds

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Stretching the Brand offers practical and actionable advice on how to extend successful brands into new areas without losing sight of the value of the original brand itself. Examples of brand stretching include Dove soap, which has now been extended to the shampoo and deodorant markets. This book presents a single-minded focus on brand stretching that covers topics not found anywhere else, such as how to launch brand extensions and support them.

Stretching the Brand will help companies increase their chances of winning by looking at the lessons learnt from both successes and failure in brand stretching. It provides the tools and techniques to stretch a brand successfully.

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About the author

David Taylor is Founder and Managing Partner of the brandgym, a consultancy helping teams develop action-oriented brand strategies. He has worked with many highly acclaimed and well-respected companies such as Unilever, SAB Miller, Danone, Cadburys and Blockbuster to help them boost brand and business performance. He was recently named by the CIM as one of the 50 leading marketing thinkers of today.
He began his career in brand management with Procter & Gamble and Sara Lee before completing an MBA at INSEAD, France. He then started and successfully grew the Paris office of Added Value, Europe's leading marketing consultancy.
His first book, 'the brandgym: A practical workout for boosting brand and business’ was published in 2002 and quickly became Amazon UK’s best selling branding title. He has also written many articles for Marketing, Brand Strategy, Marketing Business and Market Leader, and is a regular speaker at branding conferences.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Feb 8, 2006
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Pages
178
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ISBN
9780470862124
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Advertising & Promotion
Business & Economics / Marketing / General
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