What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles That Separate the Best From the Rest

Brand expert Denise Lee Yohn reveals the secrets behind how top companies develop standout brands that foster customer loyalty and increase profit margins.

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A brand touchpoint is any way a person in the marketplace interacts with your brand — so practically every brand has hundreds of touchpoints and each plays a role in shaping brand perceptions. So we must consider brand touchpoint design and management critical to building a strong, valuable brand. This month’s roundup of content I’ve read covers […]

In lieu of my usual Brand Book Bites format, I wanted to share my favorite excerpts from Onward: How Starbucks Fought for Its Life without Losing Its Soul, the book Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wrote in 2012 to memorialize the remarkable turnaround at his company after he returned to the helm in 2008. […]

I originally wrote this piece for the Harvard Business Review. It was published on on April 23, 2014. Licensing can generate big business for brands. The top 150 global licensors accounted in total for almost $230 billion, according to License! Global. Disney alone reported $39.3 billion in retail sales of licensed merchandise worldwide in […]

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