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Saving banks | Statute changes versus brand changes

Recently, with the Spanish saving banks reform we are attending the creation and deployment of new financial institution brands. What is the aim of these changes? Changing a name is actually quite different to changing a brand. Logos had changed, but what about the internal structure? Does it respond to a concrete strategy? A brand has its value; create a new one has costs. The following chart shows a rough cost of each step supporting the change of a brand. Spanish financial system is known...

The Tendentious Dr. Utterson | The ‘innovation disruption’ trend & Branding | Chapter 4

During the last years, we have segmented and studied different tribes. Actually, we have arrived to "almost one member tribes"... The real issue, behind the scene, is that thinking of this situation we have converted our gray matter in a sort of mashed potato. We have thought a lot... Gray puree! And some results are as great as interesting... Probably the most important event is that our lifes are becoming disrupted... and so our innovation processes. Disruptive innovation is not to invent...

Thinking of strategic marketing

What I read Some days ago I was reading and article published in the McKinsey Quaterly talking about marketing. The tittle was "The consumer decision journey". Although that the article is not saying anything new, the way the authors (David Court, Dave Elzinga, Susan Mulder and Ole Jørgen Vetvik) stressed the new marketing problematic is quite interesting. There were four points which arose my attention: Marketing's goal is to reach consumers at the moments that most influence their decisions...

Is it the fault of the gun? | Sales driven companies

It is so important, a t the end of the month, to pay salaries, expenses ... no doubt about it ... That if we do not sold this doesn't happen, too. But to think that this means that sales will take the reins of the company is somewhat different. Let me put it this way: Sales executes a plan designed by marketing (the only one responsible for the first row of the business' income statements) which in turn responds to a business strategy which is coming from a specific and permanent company...

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