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Young Adult Views Toward Brands

In recent years, we know that many manufacturer brands have come under price pressure. With more people turning to less-expensive brands. But did you know that brand perceptions differ by generation? Today, we look at young adult views toward brands. … Continue reading

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Self-Branding for Professional Success: A Primer

Want to learn more about branding and its features—including the evolution of branding and brand positioning? Want to learn more about how to create and nurture your own self-brand to enhance your professional growth opportunities? If you answer yes to … Continue reading

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Chinese Firms Invent “Foreign” Brand Names

Many domestic Chinese companies want to project a more foreign (exotic) image. So, they have created brands that are not perceived as Chinese. As reported by Dan Levin for the New York Times: “Eager to glaze their products with the … Continue reading

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What Top Chefs Think About Supermarket Staples

What do the chefs at some leading restaurants feel about national (mass-marketed) food products? Often, they rely on special ingredients; but, they also seem to like some popular brands as well. According to Jeff Gordiner, writing in the New York … Continue reading

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