Archive for January, 2014

Brand In Crisis: Are You on Offense or Defense?

You’ve heard the age-old phrase, “The best defense is a good offense.” Cliché? Yes. Still true? Absolutely. Armies and sports teams know the truth in this strategy. Smart business leaders put it to work too. A good offense is the best way to protect a brand from crisis, whether it is a product recall, a bomb threat, a technology mishap,...

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Three Small Resolutions for Big Brand Protection

2013 showed us that brand crises can and do arise – from Target’s recent security breach to Lance Armstrong’s devastating blow to LIVESTRONG. But, because both of these organizations have built strong brand equity, I believe they will survive. In fact, early evidence already shows the strength of Target’s brand, as the company’s stock...

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