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Google is Maturing to “Home”

Google Home is actually a smart speaker, powered by Google Assistant. Simply put, it is a voice activated device, combining Google services like calendar, search, and so on. It did not happen in a day, of course. Since the day … Continue reading

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Branding: Do it right the first time!

While rebranding could be an option for failed or weak brands, it’s expensive. It is like an ascending aircraft that failed to maintain its consistent pace on the runway, while deciding at the end that it needs to take-off right … Continue reading

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How likely is it for Nokia to succeed in the Android market?

Nokia is coming back with a couple of android smart devices. After being taken over by Microsoft in 2014, the ban on introducing “Nokia” branded devices is expiring in 2016. Industry experts opined that it was Nokia’s failure to adapt … Continue reading

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“Hello” is adding fuel to the “Fire”

“Hello” is an innovative feature in Firefox, that is adding more elements of competition in the browser market lately. The leading browsers—Chrome, Firefox and Opera—have their own differentiation propositions (Safari for Apple users alike). In fact, these browsers appear to … Continue reading

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Failure by Design

Expert marketers may oftentimes skim your marketing plan and can tell you the prospect of its success at the end. It is possible because professionals handled similar situations in their lives, and can do a good guesswork of forecasting failures. … Continue reading

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What are the aftermaths of death of a celebrity in entertainment industry?

The title may not be appropriate, the content may even be considered pathetic! But the fact remains that profit opportunities open up for entertainment industry as celebrities die, mostly for singers and actors. Mourning by fans is natural, as it … Continue reading

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A watch that disconnects you from time

We often talk about brand promises, something that a brand needs to fulfill to satisfy customer expectations. So what does a wrist-watch promise to you? It is a stylish, accurate time keeping machine, isn’t it? How about Hautlence’s Playground Labyrinth? A wrist-watch … Continue reading

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Political Journey of Coke

Coke, one of the consistently ranked top brands in the world, has more political history than we know of today. After being invented in 1886 in Atlanta by a pharmacist, the drink grew in popularity for its unique taste and … Continue reading

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Gender-type products and branding

Genders-specificity has significant meaning in marketing. In many cases, the brand personality depends on it. Typically, we still associate a doll and a football with girls and boys respectively. But there are many products that are out of this classification, … Continue reading

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