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Case Study
A great case study in how Apple use their big idea of “simplicity”
to drive Brand Love and turn it into power and profits.
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Idea
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Key Issues
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Execution
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• In-Store
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• Consumers
• Category
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• Competitors
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The role of a brand is to create a
bond with your consumers, that will
lead to a power and profit beyond
what the product alone could achieve.
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Consumers move along Brand Love
Curve tightening their bond with brands
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Consumers connect with big idea and
expect consistency at every touch-points
3 The tight consumer bond creates
brand power with key stakeholders
4 The brand power drives profit through
price, cost, share, market size
Promise Experience
Purchase
Moment
Innovation
Brand
Story
Consumer
Premium
Prices
Trading
Up
Lower
COGS
Efficient
Spend
Stealing
Share
Users to
use more
New
markets
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uses
Brand
8 ways Marketers can drive more profits
Why does brand love matter? The more loved a brand is by
consumers, the more powerful and profitable that brand will be.
Channels
Competitors
New Entries
Suppliers
Media
Influencers
Employees
Consumers
Brand
Power
Big
Idea
Love It
Indifferent
Beloved
Like It
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• In 1996, the Apple brand was bordering on bankruptcy.
They were basically just another computer company,
without any real point of difference. Years of overlooked
opportunities, flip-flop strategies, and a mind-boggling
disregard for market realities caught up with Apple,
Windows 95 has seriously eroded the Mac's technology
edge. Apple was rapidly becoming a minor player in the
computer business with shrinking market shares, price
cuts and declining profits.
• This was the year before even contemplating the return
of Steve Jobs, really showcasing how badly Apple was
run through the 1990s. They were making bad decisions
with inconsistent strategies and most importantly, there
was no big idea for what Apple stood for.
• After Steve Jobs came into Apple in 1997, everything he
did was built around the big idea of "making technology
so simple that everyone can be part of the future." He
took a consumer first approach in a market that was all
about the gadgets, bits and bytes.
Apple looked like it would not survive
How Apple turned around their business and how
they build everything around their Big Idea
Apple case study
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How Apple’s Big Idea guides
everything they do	
How to develop Apple’s Brand
Strategy Road Map
How Apple’s brand love drives
power and profit
Everything Apple does is focused around their Big Idea:
“Apple makes technology so simple that everyone can be
part of the future”. We’ll show how that translates into the
brand promise, brand story, innovation, purchase moment
and the brand experience they create.
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How Apple’s Big Idea guides
everything they do
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Brand’s
Big Idea
We will help create a Big Idea that will transform your internal
brand soul into a winning external brand reputation.
The Big Idea helps
simplify the brand message
as an outward expression of
the inner Brand Soul
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Promise Brand Story Innovation Purchase Moment Experience
Big
Idea
Brand
Positioning
Advertising and
Communication
Product
Development
Selling and
Retail
Operations
and Culture
Consumer
The
Brand
Big
Idea
Drive consistency using the brand’s Big Idea to show
up the same way at all 5 consumer touch-points. The
goal is to create happy purchases that builds trust.
Consumers have 7
seconds to connect
with a brand’s Big Idea
A brand finds its equilibrium when the Big
Idea impacts a brand reputation to
perfectly match up to the Brand Soul
Soul Reputation=
Based on their personal
experiences, consumers
form a reputation they
spread to others.
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=Big Idea
Brand
Soul
Consumer
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Brand
Soul
Big
Idea
The brand soul is a messy collection of inner thoughts of the organization that includes the
purpose, values, motivations and beliefs. The big idea simplifies and organizes the expression of
the brand soul into the cluttered marketplace to become the brand's outward expression that is
unique, simple, motiving and own-able. The big idea must steer everyone who works on the brand
to match up to every possible consumer touch point (story, innovation, purchase, experience), to
create a brand reputation in the consumer’s mind that ends up being a perfect match for the soul.
A brand finds its equilibrium when the big idea, soul and reputation are the same.
The big idea, the brand soul and the brand reputation must work
together to ensure the brand shows up consistently in the market.
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Consumers first connect with the brand’s big idea,
which should be an outer reflection of the brand soul
Big
Idea
The
Brand
Big Ideas help simplify and organize brand messages to gain entry on the first encounter. The
idea must be interesting, unique and motivating enough to tempt consumers. The big idea
must be inspiring to the team behind the brand, to be layered easily across the organization
and have longevity over the life of the brand so the brand begins to own the idea.
The
Consumer
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Apple
makes technology
so simple that
everyone can be
part of the
future.
Special K
inspires and
empowers women
to take control and
maintain their
healthy body.
Starbucks
provides a personal
moment of escape
from a hectic life,
between work
and home.
Rolex is
assembled with
scrupulous
attention to detail,
Rolex is a sign of
prestige and
success.
Can you explain your brand in 7 seconds?
7 second brand
BIG IDEAS help simplify and organize brand messages making it easily understood and
remembered. The idea must be unique, own-able and motivating. The Big Idea must
gain a quick entry, be layered easily and have longevity over the life of the brand. All
activity on the brand must be organized under the Big Idea.
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Simplicity
Once you have found your 7 second brand,
can you narrow it further to the 1-second brand?
Empower Moments Prestige
1 second brand
There is a power in focusing everyone based on ONE word for your brand.
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Products
and Services
Consumer
Reputation
Brand Role
Internal
Beacon
Influencer
Reputation
Inside the Brand Soul Outward Brand Reputation
The Stabilizing Bridge
The work of the review and positioning assesses the inner
and outer elements of the brand to build a unifying big idea
Big idea
must be interesting,
simple, unique,
inspiring,
motivating and
own-able.
Brand
Soul
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Products and Services Consumer Reputation
Brand Role
Internal Beacon
Big Idea has to
accurately express
the brand’s soul and
outward reputation. It
must be interesting,
simple, unique,
inspiring, motivating
and own-able. Influencer Reputation
The Big Idea Blueprint
What is the focused point of difference
that your products or services can win on,
because they meet consumer needs, and
separates your brand from competitors?
What is the internal rallying cry that
reflects your brand’s purpose, values,
motivations helping inspire, challenge
and guide the culture? These words
should come from your brand’s soul.
What is the link between the consumer
and the brand, reflecting the way the
brand services, supports and enables
the consumers to make the most out of
your brand? The brand role links the
internal and external sides.
What is the desired reputation of the
brand, that attracts, excites, engages
and motivates consumers to think,
feel and purchase your brand?
Who are the key influencers and
potential partners who impact the
brand? What is their view of the brand
that would make them recommend or
partner with your brand?
Brand
Soul
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Products & Services Consumer Reputation
Brand Role
Internal Beacon Influencer Reputation
Apple uses surprising technology
that changes the world. We make
every product stylish, simple,
easy to use. Essential to stay at
the fore-front of technology.
At Apple, we are a consumer
driven company that starts with the
consumer experience and then
works back to the technology, to
eliminate consumer frustrations.
Apple
makes technology
so simple that
everyone can be
part of the
future.
Apple is an inspiring and
enabling coach that teaches you
easy ways to unlock modern
technology so you can avoid any
intimidation or frustration
At Apple, we think like consumers. We
make it so easy to use modern
electronics, so that you will feel smarter
and at the leading edge of technology
Product reviewers are long
time Apple fans, who see the
idea of simplicity, style and
design as key separators.
Brand
Soul
Apple’s Big Idea Blueprint
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The consumer’s first
interaction with a
brand will be with a
big idea that delivers
the Brand Promise
The big
idea must
motivate
consumers
think, feel
and move
towards the
Purchase
Moment
Surpising
Innovation builds
from the big idea to
keep up to trends,
satisfy a broader
array of needs and
stay ahead of
competitors
Happy experiences
must over-deliver the
original promise of the
big idea. Every happy
purchase tightens the
bond and spread the
brand love to others.
The Brand Story must use the big idea
to entice consumers to think, feel and
act in ways that will benefit the brand.
GRAYS
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
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Consumer
GRAYS
Lemon creme
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
GRAYS
Peanut Butter
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
GRAYS
Ginger Bread
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
GRAYS
Cranberry Time
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
The consumer’s first
interaction with a
brand will be with a
big idea that delivers
the Brand Promise
Purchase Moment
Innovation
Experience
The consumer may
engage in the big idea
through the telling of
the Brand Story
GRAYS
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
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5
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Grays Cookies were
created with a bit of luck
Gray’s Cookies is based
on a 40-year-old family
recipe that had been used
for years in a local coffee
shop in Stowe Vermont.
Gray’s was a local favorite
and even among tourists,
famous for it’s Chocolate
Chip and Peanut Butter
flavors. No one realized it
was also a healthy treat—
low fat, low calories.
A taste of guilt
free pleasure
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Consumer
GRAYS
Lemon creme
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
GRAYS
Peanut Butter
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
GRAYS
Ginger Bread
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
GRAYS
Cranberry Time
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
The consumer’s first
interaction with a
brand will be with a
big idea that delivers
the Brand Promise
Purchase Moment
Innovation
Experience
The consumer may
engage in the big idea
through the telling of
the Brand Story
GRAYS
Guilt free pleasure
gourmet cookies
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The consumer engages a brand at 5 main touch-points
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Today’s consumer engages 5 main touch-points, but in a non-linear,
and random way, within a confusing and cluttered marketplace
Purchase
Moment
Brand
Story
Innovation
Surprise
Competitive
messages
Consumer
Brand
Promise
Without an organizing big idea, the brand is at risk of showing up
as a complete mess within the cluttered mess of the market
The
Brand
Influential
Voices
Happy
Experiences
Ubiquitous
connections
Experiences
beyond products
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• Create a simple brand promise that separates your brand from
competitors, based on being better, different or cheaper.
• Use your brand story to motivate consumers to think, feel or act, while
beginning to own a reputation in the mind and hearts of consumers.
• The moment of truth as consumers move through the purchase cycle
and use channels, messaging, processes to make the final decision.
• Fundamentally sound product, staying at the forefront of trends and
using technology to deliver on your brand promise.
• Turn the usage of your product into an experience that becomes a
ritual and favorite part of their day.
Align all 5 consumer touch-points
under the brand’s Big Idea
Brand Promise
Brand Story
Happy Experiences
The big idea organizes the brand across all 5 touch points.
Purchase Moment
Innovation Surprise
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Big idea connects
and separate brand
from competitors
Use your brand’s
differences to move
consumers
Keep your brand
fresh and on top of
trends
Move consumers
through the buying
system
Experiences that
consistently over-
deliver the promise
Consumer
Big
Idea
The
Brand
Brand
Promise
Brand
Story
Happy
Experiences
Purchase
Moment
Innovation
Surprise
Positioning Advertising and
Communication
Product
Development
Selling and
Retail
Operations
and Culture
The big idea must inspire and align everyone who works behind the scenes of the brand.
The big idea is the bridge between brand and consumer,
aligning everything around the 5 consumer touch-points
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We think like
consumers, and
make everything
easy to use.
Technology should
not be frustrating.
We make it easy to
do more/get more.
Surprising leap-
frog technology
built around
simplicity
Allow consumers
to try, touch,feel
the products
without pressure.
Start with consumer
experience and
works back to the
technology.
Consumer Brand
Brand
Promise
Brand
Story
Happy
Experiences
Purchase
Moment
Innovation
Surprise
Positioning Advertising and
Communication
Product
Development
Selling and
Retail
Operations
and Culture
Apple used the big idea of “simplicity” as the bridge between brand
and consumer, to align everything around the 5 consumer touch-points
We make
technology so
simple that
everyone can be
part of the
future
Apple’s advertising expresses “simplicity”
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All in one for
work &
creativity at
work or family
at home. The
original brand.
Do everything
anywhere.
Creative,
functional, with
durable,
portable.
Ubiquitous
connectivity to
your world. Mail,
phone, music,
photos.
iTunes, Apple
music, Beats
The fun of
music,
movies, books
Explore the
world of
entertainment,
social and
connectivity.
“Simplicity” aligns all the Apple product innovation
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Home/Office Portable SocialEntertainmentMobile
Straight out of the box.
No set up needed.
Apple allows everyone (from kids to
seniors) to experience computers.
Apple’s big idea starts with the expected consumer
experience and works back to the technology
Integration helps
products work
together and
work the same.
Fully
integrated
Apple Care
Support.
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Genius Bar where you
can get one-on-one
tech support
Training Courses for
any Apple products.
Take any Apple product on
a test drive or play around.
Accessories to
personalize Apple
products and
experience.
Apple’s store layout delivers “simplicity” at
every stage towards the purchase moment
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We show how Apple’s strategy lines up to the 7 elements of
Strategic Thinking and then create a 5-year brand strategy road
map combining the Big Idea Map and Brand Plan.
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How to develop Apple’s
Brand Strategy Road Map
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Visionary
Early Win
Speed
Leverage
Gateway
Opportunity
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We will teach you the 8 elements of smart strategic thinking
Break through point where you
see a shift in momentum
towards your vision. Proof to
everyone this strategy will work.
Aspirational stretch goal
for future, linked to a well-
defined goal purpose. It
should scare you a little,
but excite you a lot.  
Turn the early win into
tipping point where you
achieve more in return
than you put in.
Shift in positional power
that allows you to
achieve your vision.
Seize opportunity
quickly before others
react or it is closes.
An opening in the
market, based on a
potential change in the
market (consumer
needs, technology
change, new channels)
Align your limited
resources to a
distinct point you
can break through
getting you on a
path to your vision.
Must ask the right
questions that frame the
issues in the way of
achieving the desired vision 
Where do you struggle the most?
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8 elements of smart strategic thinking
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Visionary
Early Win
Speed
Leverage
Gateway
Opportunity
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How do we strengthen and
leverage our bond with our
most loyal Apple users?
With each new product,
they used,high profile
launch hype to generate
excitement, transforming
early adopters into vocal
Apple activists to spread
the word.
Apple wants
everyone to be
part of technology
in the future.
Apple created a consumer bond
around the Big Idea of “making
technology simple” leveraging
tight connection with their brand
fans to enter new categories. 
Apple is now the most
beloved consumer driven
brand, with premium
prices, stronger market
share, sales and profits.
Fast follower on
technology, making
easy to use, with
consumer-friendly
laptops, phones,
tablets.
Capitalize on the
consumer frustration with
technology, that was
preventing the mass
consumers from
experiencing everything
technology can offer.
Build everything around
simplicity and design. A
consumer first mentality to
technology, transform leading
technology into “consumer
accessible” technology.
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Study
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Purpose
Strategy
Rough draft worksheet of the brand strategy
Vision
Values
Goals
Key
Issues
Tactics
Apple wants everyone to be part of technology in the future.
At Apple, we have to remind ourselves to think differently. We will make a dent in the
universe as we change the status quo of our consumers.
• Consumer first
• Simplicity and ease of use
• Stylish designs for living
• Continue 10% sales growth, double market share in Asia, launch 5 new technology
enhancements per year
1. How do we battle Samsung/Google in smart phones?
2. How do expand beyond our saturated North American market?
3. What technology platform will the next round of surprising innovation come from?
4. How do we strengthen and leverage our bond with our most loyal Apple users?
• Fast to market to stay ahead
• Create and build a community
• Increase size options
• Improve tech experience
• Win on design
• Launch watch to catch up
to competitors
Regain leadership in
smart phone technology
Higher service to tighten
Apple community
Build community around
cloud technology
Geographic focus into
China
• Specific Chinese products
• Brand building program
• New retail space
• Build e-commerce China
program
• Integrate retail purchasing.
• Explore automated cars.
• Explore acquisition into
social media programs
• Take more services
online, face to face.
• Increase Apple U courses
• Increase retail footprint.
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Study
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Promise: Experience:Innovation Purchase MomentStory:
Vision:
Purpose:
Values:
Brand strategy road map for the future
Strategies:
Tactics:
Organizing Big Idea: Apple makes technology so SIMPLE that everyone can be part of the future
• Increase size options
• Improve tech experience
• Win on design
• Launch watch to catch up
to competitors
Regain leadership in
smart phone technology
Higher service to tighten
Apple community
Build community around
cloud technology
Geographic focus into
China
• Specific Chinese products
• Brand building program
• New retail space
• Build e-commerce China
program
• Integrate retail purchasing.
• Explore automated cars.
• Explore acquisition into
social media programs
• Take more services
online, face to face.
• Increase Apple U courses
• Increase retail footprint.
Apple wants everyone in the world to be part of the future.
At Apple, we want to make a dent in the universe by challenging the status quo and thinking differently.
We believe equally in art and technology.
Consumer first, simplicity and ease-of-use, stylish designs, fast-to-market, community.
Goals:
Issues:
Continue 10% sales growth, double market share in Asia, launch 5 new technologies per year.
1. How do we battle Samsung/Google in smart phones?
2. How do expand beyond our saturated North American market?
3. What technology platform will the next round of surprising innovation come from?
4. How do we strengthen and leverage our bond with our most loyal Apple users?
We make technology
so simple so that
everyone feels smarter
Technology should
not be frustrating. We
make it easy to do
more/get more.
Surprising leap-frog
technology around
simplicity
Allow consumers to
try, touch, feel in a soft
sell retail store.
Launch hysteria.
Enable consumers
to get the most from
your Apple.
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Study
A Beloved Brand like Apple uses the love consumers have for
the brand to replicate the power of a monopoly. And from that
power, it drives stronger growth and higher profits.
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How Apple’s brand love drives
power and profit
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Indifferent
Love It
Like It
Beloved
We use the Brand Love Curve to get in the shoes of the
consumer and understand how they see your brand
Consumer
Unknown
The
Brand
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Indifferent
Love It
Like It
Beloved
We use the Brand Love Curve to get in the shoes of the
consumer and understand how they see your brand
Consumer
Unknown
Satisfied
A logical, practical choice.
Begin to trust the brand. No
emotional bond or feeling.
Unfamiliar
Never saw brand before.
Must be new. I don’t know
anything about brand.
No Opinion
Don’t really see difference.
Confused or not interested.
Stick to current brand.
Crave It
Emotional choice, lifestyle
fit. Great experience. One
of your favorite brands.
Part of a routine.
Brand Lovers
Self expressive, emotional
Rituals, memories built into
your life. Never switch.
We make brands stronger.
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The BRAND LOVE you generate transforms into
BRAND POWER that you can wield in the marketplace.
Brand Love Power
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Here’s how a beloved brand can generate more
competitive power through Michael Porter’s model
Competitive
Rivalry
Power of
Buyers
Power of
Suppliers
Threat of
Substitutes
Threat of
Entrants
New Brands just can’t
break through the
emotional bond of a
beloved brand.
Consumers feel more
and think less. Desire
and crave. They become
brand fans who can’t live
without the brand.
Suppliers serve at mercy
of the beloved brand. High
volumes drive down costs
& margins. Suppliers build
completely around brand.
Channels are powerless
against beloved brand.
Consumers would switch
stores before brands.
Stores cannot stand up to
beloved brand.
Substitutes cannot match emotional bond that
the beloved brand has with their brand fans.
They have a monopoly on feelings.
The tighter the bond the brand creates with their consumers,
the more powerful that brand will be with all stakeholders
Consumers switch
stores before they
switch brands
Willing to cut costs
to be part of the
beloved brand.
Cannot duplicate
emotional connection
of the beloved brand
Struggle to break bond
and momentum the
beloved brand has
Proud, fully engaged,
motivated, outspoken
fans. Strong culture.
Outspoken brand fans
carry influence over the
purchase
All media (paid, earned,
search, social, home)
favor the beloved brands
Channels Competitors
New EntriesSuppliers
Media
Influencers
Employees
Outspoken fans
who think less and
feel more
Consumers
Brand
Power
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The tight bond Apple has created with consumers gives
them a tremendous source of power
Apple is a badge that people want to show off. It has always been the
anti-establishment anti-blue suit brand (anti-IBM, anti-Microsoft) that’s on
the side of the people. Apple uses this emotional power with consumers to
defend, to buy every new product and to pay 30-50% price premiums.
Everything starts with the consumer.

“You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work
backwards to the technology. You can't start with the technology
and then try to figure out where you're going to sell it.”
Steve p. Jobs
Consumers
Outspoken fans who
think less and feel more
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Apple is seen as the most beloved brand in the category.
Samsung and Sony have some like, but very few love
Apple’s Brand promise
connects, and the
product and experience
exceeds expectation on
delivering that promise.
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Apple’s tight bond with consumers makes it nearly
impossible for competitors to penetrate that bond.
Competitors think technology first.
Consumers find technology to be
confusing, frustrating, intimidating.
Project technology gadgets not
consumer benefits.Void of design,
simplicity and emotional appeal.
New entrants have not been
able to replicate the
combination of technology,
simplicity, design and coolness.
Competitors
New Entries
Cannot duplicate
emotional connection
of the beloved brand
Struggle to break bond
and momentum the
beloved brand has
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In terms of value chain, Apple commands a power over
both the channels and suppliers
Apple’s power gets it Preferential
Treatment. Price premiums and lower
margins for retailers. Popularity of the Apple
stores is tremendous. Best space in malls,
special sections in stores, sales rep fans.
Suppliers play by Apple’s rules. Apple has a
supplier code of conduct and an Apple Audit
Team to ensure they are on side. Apple has
access to supplier’s best new products
(e.g. Intel chips) before others do.
Channels
Suppliers
Consumers switch
stores before they
switch brands
Willing to cut costs
to be part of the
beloved brand.
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Apple is a very passion-driven culture, similar to the
emotional connection they have with consumers.
Apple is a passionate culture, but a
tough passion.
People want to be part of Apple, but only the best of
the best survive. Apple is a purpose driven culture
that wants to make am “dent in the universe”.
Challenging and perfection driven culture in the spirit of
Steve Jobs. OK is always rejected, pushing for
greatness obsessively on every detail. It’s a “Think
Different” and a work-hard play-hard culture. Apple is
about absolute secrecy and insistence on control
almost to the point of dysfunctional.
Proud, fully engaged,
motivated, outspoken
fans. Strong culture.
Employees
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Apple’s consumer popularity gives it a power
over all the sources of media
Stay
newsworthy,
manage the
news cycle.
Consistently
innovative Ads
witt high
breakthrough.
People use apple.com to find
products directly and
completely by-pass search.
Outspoken fans
influence social
media.More
likes/tweets.
Apple leverages its power to influence
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store level
All media (paid, earned,
search, social, home)
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Consider
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Apple manages the Consumer Buying System at every stage
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Announcements to creates
news and excitement.
Be everywhere by
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critics and news media
gives credibility to
Apple products.
User friendly experience on day 1.
Apple genius bar provides quick easy
answers to make you smarter.
Mass Advertising that connects
emotionally and separates Apple
products from the pack.
Point of Sale space and
experts creates distinction for
Apple, Apple stores, or the
store-within-a-store concept.
Apple knows the details
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deliver and satisfy consumers.
Apple uses leadership
position on social media to
spread the brand messages
Stylish Cool designs
have made Apple a
badge to show off.
Sense of a club creates a “with
us or against us” advocacy that
creates outspoken fans.
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Apple’s brand power helps them earn Media via the News,
Social Media and Twitter dwarfs their competitors.
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Apple does a great job in managing all tech critics
and on-line tech blogs
Tech Experts speak out on behalf
of Apple: Able to garner positive
reviews for every new product launch
and help defend against inferior
competitors. Apple has a tight
network of pro-Apple supporters they
continuously reach out to.
Outspoken brand fans
carry influence over the
purchase
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prices, lower costs gain share and enter new markets
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• Apple has done a good
job in diversifying over the
years. However, with the
success of smart phones
and tablets, Apple’s
revenue has become a
very mobile driven
revenue stream.
• With a shifting business
mix, Apple has seen
steady gains on Gross
Margins % from 27% up
to 44%. For instance, the
iPhone has GM% of 58%.
Apple’s revenue mix shifting to iPhones and iPads
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Apple has been able to turn their brand love into power and
then into Profits and a remarkable increase in Valuation
Apple over-delivers
against the promise of
simplicity and coolness to
creates an emotional bond
with an extremely loyal and
outspoken following.
Apple has Momentum with a 25-
fold growth rate in the last 10
years. Power with consumers
creates badge & talk value. media
hype, channel compliance.
Competitors can’t keep up.
Cash Flow + Optimism
gives strong brand value.
Revenue Growth helps
every ratio. Gross Margins
are up due to price
premiums.
Apple uses the love consumers have for the brand to
create a bond that replicates the power of a monopoly.
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enable them to drive both revenue and profits
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Key Issues
Strategies
Execution
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• In-Store
• Innovation
• Consumers
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• Brand
Values, Goals
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Create Brand Plans
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creative
execution
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performance
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We lead a 360 assessment of your business, looking at the
marketplace, consumers, channels, competitors and the brand.
We help you define your brand, with a simple, unique, inspiring,
motivating and own-able Brand Positioning Statement.
We will create a Big Idea that will transform your brand’s soul into a
winning brand reputation.
We help you build a strategic Brand Plan that everyone who works on
the brand can follow
We coach on Marketing execution, helping to tighten the bond with
your consumers and drive brand growth
We will build a Brand Management training program, to unleash the
full potential of your Marketing team.
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We will lead a 360 brand assessment, looking at the
marketplace, consumers, channels, competitors and brand
Deep Dive
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Macro view of marketplace
looking at economic,
consumer, technology, trends.
Define consumer target,
looking at beliefs, buying habits,
growth trends and key insights.
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reputation. Use brand funnel, tracking
results, pricing analysis, distribution
gaps and financial results.
Look at channel
performance,
customer
strategies,
distribution gaps,
merchandising
performance.
Dissect closest competitors by looking
at performance, positioning, innovation,
pricing, distribution and reputationSummarize the analysis into drivers and
inhibitors currently facing brand as well as
threats and opportunities for the future.
Drivers Inhibitors
Factors of strength or
inertia that accelerate
your brand’s growth.
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Changing consumer
needs, technologies,
channels, legal,
Competitor launch,
trade barriers,
customer preference.
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macro views you want to
look at includes
performance of size,
format or benefit
segments. Look at the
channel performance at
the category level. You
can also look at macro
competitive market share
trends.
• With each chart, you are
looking for a break in the
data to tell a story on the
category.
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colleagues are saying about the different prices for each channel.
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deal pricing, % on deal and coop ad points. Compare each of
the channels and compare to prior years.
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Program tracking shows how well you are
doing behind key marketing activities
• Program tracking or testing results
can compare how well the program
has done against key measures.
• You will also be able to get scores
that match up to the brand funnel
such as Awareness (aided,
unaided), purchase scores (share
of last 5 purchases) and purchase
intention.
Tracking Results Gray’s Norm
Aided Recall 38 62
Unaided Recall 30 46
Brand Recognition 10 23
Brand Link .33 .50
Main Message 64 60
Uniqueness 38 22
Purchase Intent 10 9
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Brand
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Define a focused consumer
target profile with insights,
enemies and buying patterns.
Use our
Benefits
Ladder to
move from
features to
rational and
emotional
benefits
We will help you define your brand, with a simple, unique,
motivating and own-able Brand Positioning Statement.
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• Healthy proactive preventers who want
to do more for their health, working
moms, who are 35-40 years old.
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• Guilt free cookie that tastes so good
that you can stay in control of your health
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• In blind taste tests, Gray’s matched the
leaders on taste, but only 100 calories
and 3g of net carbs.
• In a 12-week study, consumers using
Gray’s once a night as a desert were
able to lose 5-10 pounds.
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Brand’s
Big Idea
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brand soul into a winning external brand reputation.
The Big Idea helps
simplify the brand message
as an outward expression of
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Advertising and
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Product
Development
Selling and
Retail
Operations
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Drive consistency using the brand’s Big Idea to show
up the same way at all 5 consumer touch-points
Consumers have 7
seconds to connect
with a brand’s Big Idea
A brand finds its equilibrium when the Big
Idea impacts a brand reputation to
perfectly match up to the Brand Soul
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everyone who works on the brand can follow
Drivers and inhibitors currently facing
brand. Risks and opportunities for future.
Deep dive review looks at every
potential area of the brand
• Market: Macro view, economic indicators,
consumer behavior, technology, political
• Consumer: Target, buying habits, trends,
consumer enemies, key insights
• Channels: growth channels, major
customers, available tools and programs
• Competitors: Performance, positioning,
innovation, pricing, distribution, perceptions.
• Brand: Funnel, reputation, tracking results,
pricing, distribution, financial analysis.
Drivers Inhibitors
Factors of strength or
inertia that accelerate
your brand’s growth.
Weaknesses or
friction slows brand
down, leak to fixi
Opportunities Threats
Changing consumer
needs, technologies,
channels, legal,
Competitor launch,
trade barriers,
customer preference.
What is the core strength
your brand can win on?
How engaged are
consumers?
What is your current
competitive position?
How tightly connected is your
consumer to your brand?
What is the current business
situation your brand faces?
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1. Where could we be?
2. Where are we?
3. Why are we here?
4. How can we get there?
5. What do we need to do?
Before getting started on your Brand Plan, map out your
strategic thinking by asking 5 simple strategic questions
Vision/Purpose/Goals
Situation Analysis
Key Issues
Strategies
Execute & Measure
Questions to ask Planning elements
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answers that frame the overall brand plan.
Lay out
elements of
the Brand
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page and in
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presentation
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Analysis Issues and Strategies Executional Plans
P&L forecast
• Sales $30,385
• Gross Margin $17,148
• GM % 56%
• Marketing Budget $8,850
• Contribution Margin $6,949
• CM% 23%
Drivers
• Taste drives a high conversion of Trial to
Purchase
• Strong Listings in Food Channels
• Exceptional brand health scores among Early
Adopters. Highly Beloved Brand among niche.
Inhibitors
• Low familiar yet to turn our sales into loyalty
• Awareness held back due to weak Advertising
• Low distribution at specialty stores. Poor
coverage.
• Low Purchase Frequency even among most
loyal.
Threats
• Launch of Mainstream cookie brands
(Pepperidge Farms and Nabisco).
• De-listing 2 weakest skus weaken in-store
presence
• Legal Challenge to tastes claims
Opportunities
• R&D has 5 new flavors in development.
• Sales Broker create gains at Specialty Stores
• Explore social media to convert loyal following.
Key Issues
1. What’s the priority choice for growth: find new
users or drive usage frequency among
loyalists?
2. Where should the investment/resources focus
and deployment be to drive our awareness
and share needs for Gray’s?
3. How will we defend Gray’s against the
proposed Q1 2014 ‘healthy cookie’ launches
from Pepperidge Farms and Nabisco?
Strategies
1. Continue to attract new users to Gray’s
2. Focus investment on driving awareness and
trial with new consumers and building a
presence at retail.
3. Build defense plan against new entrants that
defends with consumers and at store level.
Goals
• Increase penetration from 10% to 12%,
specifically up from 15% to 20% with the core
target. Monitor usage frequency among the
most loyal to ensure it stays steady.
• Increase awareness from 33% to 42%,
specifically up from 45% to 50% within the
core target. Drive trial from 15% to 20%. Focus
for sales is to close distribution gaps going
from 62% to 72%.
• Hold dollar share during competitive launches
and continue to grow 11% post launch gaining
up to 1.2% share. Target zero losses at shelf.
Advertising
• Use awareness to drive trial of the new Grays.
Target “Proactive Preventers”. Suburban
working women, 35-40.Main Message of “great
tasting cookie without the guilt, so you can stay
in control of your health”. Media includes 15
second TV, specialty health magazines, event
signage, digital and social media
Sampling
• Drive trial with In-store sampling at grocery,
Costco, health food stores and event sampling
at fitness, yoga, women’s networking, new
moms.
Distribution
• Support Q4 retail blitz with message focused
on holding shelf space during the competitive
launches. Q2 specialty blitz to grow distribution
at key specialty stores.
Innovation
• Launch two new flavours in Q4/15 & Q4/16.
Explore new diet claims, motivating and own-
able.
Competitive Defense Plan
• Pre Launch sales blitz to shore up all
distribution gaps. At launch, heavy
merchandising, locking up key ad dates,
BOGO. TV, print, coupons, in-store sampling.
• Use sales story that any new “healthy” cookies
should displace under-performing and
declining unhealthy cookies.
Brand Vision: To be the first ‘healthy cookie’ to generate the craving, popularity and sales of a mainstream cookie. $100 Million brand by 2020.
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Influence purchase moment
through channels, e-commerce,
selling and merchandising
At Beloved Brands, we promise to
make your brand stronger and your
brand leaders smarter.
We believe big ideas, focus and
passion matter, because the more
loved a brand is by consumers, the
more powerful and profitable that
brand will be.
We will challenge you to think
different, because the thinking that got
here may not get you to the next level.
Our Credo
Align execution to
focus on moving
consumers
through stages of
the buying system
Consumers connect with Big Idea
through 5 supporting touch-points
Consider
Satisfied
Buy
Search
Fan
Loyal
Repeat
Aware
6
We coach on Marketing execution, helping to tighten
the bond with your consumers and drive brand growth
Marketing
Execution
We make brands stronger.
We make brand leaders smarter.
We will build a Brand Management Training Program,
to unleash the full potential of your Marketing team.
Training
Program
Strategic Thinking
Brand Positioning
Brand Plans
Creative Briefs
Brand Analytics and the Business Review
Marketing Execution
Creating a Beloved Brand
Consumer Centricity
Managing your Marketing Career
1
2
6
4
5
3
7
8
9
Menu of training programs
Investing in your people pays off with smarter strategies,
amazing execution and stronger brand results
We will unleash the full potential of your people so you will
see a direct impact on your brand’s growth trajectory.
We will train your team on the
fundamentals of brand management
• Address gap on brand analytics and strategic
thinking, to ensure you end up with smarter
Brand Plans and Creative Briefs.
• Improve judgment and decision-making to
ensure your Marketing execution pays back.
• We can see first hand the impact that training has
on your team’s skills, motivations and behaviors.
• Our workshop style training provides an
immediate impact on their day-to-day jobs.
We make brands stronger.
We make brand leaders smarter.
Graham spent 20 years in Brand Management leading some of the world’s most
beloved brands at Johnson and Johnson, Pfizer, General Mills and Coke, rising up to
VP Marketing. In his career, he has won numerous Advertising and Innovation awards.
Graham played a major role in helping Pfizer win Marketing Magazine’s
“Marketer of the Year” award.
Graham started Beloved Brands believing he could make brands stronger
and brand leaders smarter. Graham will challenge you and your team to think
differently and strategically. He leads workshops that will help define your
Brand Positioning Statement, create a Big Idea for your brand, and write
Brand Plans to motivate and focus everyone that works on the brand.
He will build Brand Management training programs that will help
unleash the full potential of your team, so your team can produce
exceptionally smart work that drives stronger brand results.
The Beloved Brands robust client roster has included the NFL
Players Association, Reebok. Acura, Shell, Jack Link’s, 3M,
Melitta, Capital One and Pfizer.
Graham Robertson at Beloved Brands
One of the voices of today’s Brand Leaders.
We make brands stronger.
We make brand leaders smarter.
Graham Robertson at Beloved Brands
Significant career experience in Brand Management
Education
• MBA, Ivey School of Business, Western University, 1994
• Bachelor of Commerce, Carleton University, 1989
Work History
• President, 2009- Present
• VP Marketing, 2005-08
• Group Brand Director, 1999-2005
• Senior Brand Manager, 1997-99
• Associate Brand Manager, 1994-96
• Coca-Cola, Summer Marketing Intern, 1993
• Marketing Training Program, 1989-92
We make brands stronger.
We make brand leaders smarter.
Do you want to get smarter
about Marketing?
Visit beloved-brands.com
Over 5 million views from Marketers getting smarter
We make brands stronger.
We make brand leaders smarter.
We would love the opportunity to
help you unleash the full potential
of your brand and the full potential
of your team of brand leaders.
Graham Robertson			•		416 885 3911 •			graham@beloved-brands.com
We would love the
opportunity to help you
unleash the full potential
of your brand and your
brand leaders.
Graham Robertson • 416 885 3911 • graham@beloved-brands.com

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Apple Case Study

  • 1. Apple Case Study A great case study in how Apple use their big idea of “simplicity” to drive Brand Love and turn it into power and profits.
  • 2. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Define the Brand Think Strategically Big Idea At Beloved Brands, we use a branding approach Vision Analysis Key Issues Strategies Execution • Advertising • In-Store • Innovation • Consumers • Category • Channels • Competitors • Brand Values, Goals • Experience Brand Plan Create Brand Plans Inspire creative execution Analyze performance Sm art Creative Ideas
  • 3. We make brands better. We make brand leaders better. The role of a brand is to create a bond with your consumers, that will lead to a power and profit beyond what the product alone could achieve.
  • 4. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. 1 Consumers move along Brand Love Curve tightening their bond with brands 2 Consumers connect with big idea and expect consistency at every touch-points 3 The tight consumer bond creates brand power with key stakeholders 4 The brand power drives profit through price, cost, share, market size Promise Experience Purchase Moment Innovation Brand Story Consumer Premium Prices Trading Up Lower COGS Efficient Spend Stealing Share Users to use more New markets Find new uses Brand 8 ways Marketers can drive more profits Why does brand love matter? The more loved a brand is by consumers, the more powerful and profitable that brand will be. Channels Competitors New Entries Suppliers Media Influencers Employees Consumers Brand Power Big Idea Love It Indifferent Beloved Like It
  • 5. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter.     • In 1996, the Apple brand was bordering on bankruptcy. They were basically just another computer company, without any real point of difference. Years of overlooked opportunities, flip-flop strategies, and a mind-boggling disregard for market realities caught up with Apple, Windows 95 has seriously eroded the Mac's technology edge. Apple was rapidly becoming a minor player in the computer business with shrinking market shares, price cuts and declining profits. • This was the year before even contemplating the return of Steve Jobs, really showcasing how badly Apple was run through the 1990s. They were making bad decisions with inconsistent strategies and most importantly, there was no big idea for what Apple stood for. • After Steve Jobs came into Apple in 1997, everything he did was built around the big idea of "making technology so simple that everyone can be part of the future." He took a consumer first approach in a market that was all about the gadgets, bits and bytes. Apple looked like it would not survive How Apple turned around their business and how they build everything around their Big Idea
  • 6. Apple case study 1 2 3 How Apple’s Big Idea guides everything they do How to develop Apple’s Brand Strategy Road Map How Apple’s brand love drives power and profit
  • 7. Everything Apple does is focused around their Big Idea: “Apple makes technology so simple that everyone can be part of the future”. We’ll show how that translates into the brand promise, brand story, innovation, purchase moment and the brand experience they create. 1 How Apple’s Big Idea guides everything they do
  • 8. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Brand’s Big Idea We will help create a Big Idea that will transform your internal brand soul into a winning external brand reputation. The Big Idea helps simplify the brand message as an outward expression of the inner Brand Soul We make brands stro We make brand leaders sm Promise Brand Story Innovation Purchase Moment Experience Big Idea Brand Positioning Advertising and Communication Product Development Selling and Retail Operations and Culture Consumer The Brand Big Idea Drive consistency using the brand’s Big Idea to show up the same way at all 5 consumer touch-points. The goal is to create happy purchases that builds trust. Consumers have 7 seconds to connect with a brand’s Big Idea A brand finds its equilibrium when the Big Idea impacts a brand reputation to perfectly match up to the Brand Soul Soul Reputation= Based on their personal experiences, consumers form a reputation they spread to others. 1 2 3 4 5 =Big Idea Brand Soul Consumer
  • 9. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Brand Soul Big Idea The brand soul is a messy collection of inner thoughts of the organization that includes the purpose, values, motivations and beliefs. The big idea simplifies and organizes the expression of the brand soul into the cluttered marketplace to become the brand's outward expression that is unique, simple, motiving and own-able. The big idea must steer everyone who works on the brand to match up to every possible consumer touch point (story, innovation, purchase, experience), to create a brand reputation in the consumer’s mind that ends up being a perfect match for the soul. A brand finds its equilibrium when the big idea, soul and reputation are the same. The big idea, the brand soul and the brand reputation must work together to ensure the brand shows up consistently in the market.
  • 10. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Consumers first connect with the brand’s big idea, which should be an outer reflection of the brand soul Big Idea The Brand Big Ideas help simplify and organize brand messages to gain entry on the first encounter. The idea must be interesting, unique and motivating enough to tempt consumers. The big idea must be inspiring to the team behind the brand, to be layered easily across the organization and have longevity over the life of the brand so the brand begins to own the idea. The Consumer
  • 11. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple makes technology so simple that everyone can be part of the future. Special K inspires and empowers women to take control and maintain their healthy body. Starbucks provides a personal moment of escape from a hectic life, between work and home. Rolex is assembled with scrupulous attention to detail, Rolex is a sign of prestige and success. Can you explain your brand in 7 seconds? 7 second brand BIG IDEAS help simplify and organize brand messages making it easily understood and remembered. The idea must be unique, own-able and motivating. The Big Idea must gain a quick entry, be layered easily and have longevity over the life of the brand. All activity on the brand must be organized under the Big Idea.
  • 12. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Simplicity Once you have found your 7 second brand, can you narrow it further to the 1-second brand? Empower Moments Prestige 1 second brand There is a power in focusing everyone based on ONE word for your brand.
  • 13. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Products and Services Consumer Reputation Brand Role Internal Beacon Influencer Reputation Inside the Brand Soul Outward Brand Reputation The Stabilizing Bridge The work of the review and positioning assesses the inner and outer elements of the brand to build a unifying big idea Big idea must be interesting, simple, unique, inspiring, motivating and own-able. Brand Soul
  • 14. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Products and Services Consumer Reputation Brand Role Internal Beacon Big Idea has to accurately express the brand’s soul and outward reputation. It must be interesting, simple, unique, inspiring, motivating and own-able. Influencer Reputation The Big Idea Blueprint What is the focused point of difference that your products or services can win on, because they meet consumer needs, and separates your brand from competitors? What is the internal rallying cry that reflects your brand’s purpose, values, motivations helping inspire, challenge and guide the culture? These words should come from your brand’s soul. What is the link between the consumer and the brand, reflecting the way the brand services, supports and enables the consumers to make the most out of your brand? The brand role links the internal and external sides. What is the desired reputation of the brand, that attracts, excites, engages and motivates consumers to think, feel and purchase your brand? Who are the key influencers and potential partners who impact the brand? What is their view of the brand that would make them recommend or partner with your brand? Brand Soul
  • 15. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Products & Services Consumer Reputation Brand Role Internal Beacon Influencer Reputation Apple uses surprising technology that changes the world. We make every product stylish, simple, easy to use. Essential to stay at the fore-front of technology. At Apple, we are a consumer driven company that starts with the consumer experience and then works back to the technology, to eliminate consumer frustrations. Apple makes technology so simple that everyone can be part of the future. Apple is an inspiring and enabling coach that teaches you easy ways to unlock modern technology so you can avoid any intimidation or frustration At Apple, we think like consumers. We make it so easy to use modern electronics, so that you will feel smarter and at the leading edge of technology Product reviewers are long time Apple fans, who see the idea of simplicity, style and design as key separators. Brand Soul Apple’s Big Idea Blueprint
  • 16. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. The consumer’s first interaction with a brand will be with a big idea that delivers the Brand Promise The big idea must motivate consumers think, feel and move towards the Purchase Moment Surpising Innovation builds from the big idea to keep up to trends, satisfy a broader array of needs and stay ahead of competitors Happy experiences must over-deliver the original promise of the big idea. Every happy purchase tightens the bond and spread the brand love to others. The Brand Story must use the big idea to entice consumers to think, feel and act in ways that will benefit the brand. GRAYS Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies 2 5 1 3 4 We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Consumer GRAYS Lemon creme Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies GRAYS Peanut Butter Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies GRAYS Ginger Bread Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies GRAYS Cranberry Time Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies The consumer’s first interaction with a brand will be with a big idea that delivers the Brand Promise Purchase Moment Innovation Experience The consumer may engage in the big idea through the telling of the Brand Story GRAYS Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies 2 5 1 3 4 Grays Cookies were created with a bit of luck Gray’s Cookies is based on a 40-year-old family recipe that had been used for years in a local coffee shop in Stowe Vermont. Gray’s was a local favorite and even among tourists, famous for it’s Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter flavors. No one realized it was also a healthy treat— low fat, low calories. A taste of guilt free pleasure We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Consumer GRAYS Lemon creme Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies GRAYS Peanut Butter Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies GRAYS Ginger Bread Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies GRAYS Cranberry Time Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies The consumer’s first interaction with a brand will be with a big idea that delivers the Brand Promise Purchase Moment Innovation Experience The consumer may engage in the big idea through the telling of the Brand Story GRAYS Guilt free pleasure gourmet cookies 2 5 1 3 4 The consumer engages a brand at 5 main touch-points
  • 17. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Today’s consumer engages 5 main touch-points, but in a non-linear, and random way, within a confusing and cluttered marketplace Purchase Moment Brand Story Innovation Surprise Competitive messages Consumer Brand Promise Without an organizing big idea, the brand is at risk of showing up as a complete mess within the cluttered mess of the market The Brand Influential Voices Happy Experiences Ubiquitous connections Experiences beyond products
  • 18. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. • Create a simple brand promise that separates your brand from competitors, based on being better, different or cheaper. • Use your brand story to motivate consumers to think, feel or act, while beginning to own a reputation in the mind and hearts of consumers. • The moment of truth as consumers move through the purchase cycle and use channels, messaging, processes to make the final decision. • Fundamentally sound product, staying at the forefront of trends and using technology to deliver on your brand promise. • Turn the usage of your product into an experience that becomes a ritual and favorite part of their day. Align all 5 consumer touch-points under the brand’s Big Idea Brand Promise Brand Story Happy Experiences The big idea organizes the brand across all 5 touch points. Purchase Moment Innovation Surprise
  • 19. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Big idea connects and separate brand from competitors Use your brand’s differences to move consumers Keep your brand fresh and on top of trends Move consumers through the buying system Experiences that consistently over- deliver the promise Consumer Big Idea The Brand Brand Promise Brand Story Happy Experiences Purchase Moment Innovation Surprise Positioning Advertising and Communication Product Development Selling and Retail Operations and Culture The big idea must inspire and align everyone who works behind the scenes of the brand. The big idea is the bridge between brand and consumer, aligning everything around the 5 consumer touch-points
  • 20. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We think like consumers, and make everything easy to use. Technology should not be frustrating. We make it easy to do more/get more. Surprising leap- frog technology built around simplicity Allow consumers to try, touch,feel the products without pressure. Start with consumer experience and works back to the technology. Consumer Brand Brand Promise Brand Story Happy Experiences Purchase Moment Innovation Surprise Positioning Advertising and Communication Product Development Selling and Retail Operations and Culture Apple used the big idea of “simplicity” as the bridge between brand and consumer, to align everything around the 5 consumer touch-points We make technology so simple that everyone can be part of the future
  • 21. Apple’s advertising expresses “simplicity” We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter.
  • 22. All in one for work & creativity at work or family at home. The original brand. Do everything anywhere. Creative, functional, with durable, portable. Ubiquitous connectivity to your world. Mail, phone, music, photos. iTunes, Apple music, Beats The fun of music, movies, books Explore the world of entertainment, social and connectivity. “Simplicity” aligns all the Apple product innovation We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Home/Office Portable SocialEntertainmentMobile
  • 23. Straight out of the box. No set up needed. Apple allows everyone (from kids to seniors) to experience computers. Apple’s big idea starts with the expected consumer experience and works back to the technology Integration helps products work together and work the same. Fully integrated Apple Care Support. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter.
  • 24. Genius Bar where you can get one-on-one tech support Training Courses for any Apple products. Take any Apple product on a test drive or play around. Accessories to personalize Apple products and experience. Apple’s store layout delivers “simplicity” at every stage towards the purchase moment We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter.
  • 25. We show how Apple’s strategy lines up to the 7 elements of Strategic Thinking and then create a 5-year brand strategy road map combining the Big Idea Map and Brand Plan. 2 How to develop Apple’s Brand Strategy Road Map
  • 26. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 Visionary Early Win Speed Leverage Gateway Opportunity Questions2 Case Study We will teach you the 8 elements of smart strategic thinking Break through point where you see a shift in momentum towards your vision. Proof to everyone this strategy will work. Aspirational stretch goal for future, linked to a well- defined goal purpose. It should scare you a little, but excite you a lot.   Turn the early win into tipping point where you achieve more in return than you put in. Shift in positional power that allows you to achieve your vision. Seize opportunity quickly before others react or it is closes. An opening in the market, based on a potential change in the market (consumer needs, technology change, new channels) Align your limited resources to a distinct point you can break through getting you on a path to your vision. Must ask the right questions that frame the issues in the way of achieving the desired vision  Where do you struggle the most?
  • 27. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. 8 elements of smart strategic thinking 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 Visionary Early Win Speed Leverage Gateway Opportunity Questions2 How do we strengthen and leverage our bond with our most loyal Apple users? With each new product, they used,high profile launch hype to generate excitement, transforming early adopters into vocal Apple activists to spread the word. Apple wants everyone to be part of technology in the future. Apple created a consumer bond around the Big Idea of “making technology simple” leveraging tight connection with their brand fans to enter new categories.  Apple is now the most beloved consumer driven brand, with premium prices, stronger market share, sales and profits. Fast follower on technology, making easy to use, with consumer-friendly laptops, phones, tablets. Capitalize on the consumer frustration with technology, that was preventing the mass consumers from experiencing everything technology can offer. Build everything around simplicity and design. A consumer first mentality to technology, transform leading technology into “consumer accessible” technology. Case Study
  • 28. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Purpose Strategy Rough draft worksheet of the brand strategy Vision Values Goals Key Issues Tactics Apple wants everyone to be part of technology in the future. At Apple, we have to remind ourselves to think differently. We will make a dent in the universe as we change the status quo of our consumers. • Consumer first • Simplicity and ease of use • Stylish designs for living • Continue 10% sales growth, double market share in Asia, launch 5 new technology enhancements per year 1. How do we battle Samsung/Google in smart phones? 2. How do expand beyond our saturated North American market? 3. What technology platform will the next round of surprising innovation come from? 4. How do we strengthen and leverage our bond with our most loyal Apple users? • Fast to market to stay ahead • Create and build a community • Increase size options • Improve tech experience • Win on design • Launch watch to catch up to competitors Regain leadership in smart phone technology Higher service to tighten Apple community Build community around cloud technology Geographic focus into China • Specific Chinese products • Brand building program • New retail space • Build e-commerce China program • Integrate retail purchasing. • Explore automated cars. • Explore acquisition into social media programs • Take more services online, face to face. • Increase Apple U courses • Increase retail footprint. Case Study
  • 29. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. © Beloved Brands Inc. Promise: Experience:Innovation Purchase MomentStory: Vision: Purpose: Values: Brand strategy road map for the future Strategies: Tactics: Organizing Big Idea: Apple makes technology so SIMPLE that everyone can be part of the future • Increase size options • Improve tech experience • Win on design • Launch watch to catch up to competitors Regain leadership in smart phone technology Higher service to tighten Apple community Build community around cloud technology Geographic focus into China • Specific Chinese products • Brand building program • New retail space • Build e-commerce China program • Integrate retail purchasing. • Explore automated cars. • Explore acquisition into social media programs • Take more services online, face to face. • Increase Apple U courses • Increase retail footprint. Apple wants everyone in the world to be part of the future. At Apple, we want to make a dent in the universe by challenging the status quo and thinking differently. We believe equally in art and technology. Consumer first, simplicity and ease-of-use, stylish designs, fast-to-market, community. Goals: Issues: Continue 10% sales growth, double market share in Asia, launch 5 new technologies per year. 1. How do we battle Samsung/Google in smart phones? 2. How do expand beyond our saturated North American market? 3. What technology platform will the next round of surprising innovation come from? 4. How do we strengthen and leverage our bond with our most loyal Apple users? We make technology so simple so that everyone feels smarter Technology should not be frustrating. We make it easy to do more/get more. Surprising leap-frog technology around simplicity Allow consumers to try, touch, feel in a soft sell retail store. Launch hysteria. Enable consumers to get the most from your Apple. Case Study
  • 30. A Beloved Brand like Apple uses the love consumers have for the brand to replicate the power of a monopoly. And from that power, it drives stronger growth and higher profits. 3 How Apple’s brand love drives power and profit
  • 31. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Indifferent Love It Like It Beloved We use the Brand Love Curve to get in the shoes of the consumer and understand how they see your brand Consumer Unknown The Brand
  • 32. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Indifferent Love It Like It Beloved We use the Brand Love Curve to get in the shoes of the consumer and understand how they see your brand Consumer Unknown Satisfied A logical, practical choice. Begin to trust the brand. No emotional bond or feeling. Unfamiliar Never saw brand before. Must be new. I don’t know anything about brand. No Opinion Don’t really see difference. Confused or not interested. Stick to current brand. Crave It Emotional choice, lifestyle fit. Great experience. One of your favorite brands. Part of a routine. Brand Lovers Self expressive, emotional Rituals, memories built into your life. Never switch.
  • 33. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. The BRAND LOVE you generate transforms into BRAND POWER that you can wield in the marketplace. Brand Love Power
  • 34. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Here’s how a beloved brand can generate more competitive power through Michael Porter’s model Competitive Rivalry Power of Buyers Power of Suppliers Threat of Substitutes Threat of Entrants New Brands just can’t break through the emotional bond of a beloved brand. Consumers feel more and think less. Desire and crave. They become brand fans who can’t live without the brand. Suppliers serve at mercy of the beloved brand. High volumes drive down costs & margins. Suppliers build completely around brand. Channels are powerless against beloved brand. Consumers would switch stores before brands. Stores cannot stand up to beloved brand. Substitutes cannot match emotional bond that the beloved brand has with their brand fans. They have a monopoly on feelings.
  • 35. The tighter the bond the brand creates with their consumers, the more powerful that brand will be with all stakeholders Consumers switch stores before they switch brands Willing to cut costs to be part of the beloved brand. Cannot duplicate emotional connection of the beloved brand Struggle to break bond and momentum the beloved brand has Proud, fully engaged, motivated, outspoken fans. Strong culture. Outspoken brand fans carry influence over the purchase All media (paid, earned, search, social, home) favor the beloved brands Channels Competitors New EntriesSuppliers Media Influencers Employees Outspoken fans who think less and feel more Consumers Brand Power
  • 36. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. The tight bond Apple has created with consumers gives them a tremendous source of power Apple is a badge that people want to show off. It has always been the anti-establishment anti-blue suit brand (anti-IBM, anti-Microsoft) that’s on the side of the people. Apple uses this emotional power with consumers to defend, to buy every new product and to pay 30-50% price premiums. Everything starts with the consumer.
 “You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology. You can't start with the technology and then try to figure out where you're going to sell it.” Steve p. Jobs Consumers Outspoken fans who think less and feel more
  • 37. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. 37 Apple is seen as the most beloved brand in the category. Samsung and Sony have some like, but very few love Apple’s Brand promise connects, and the product and experience exceeds expectation on delivering that promise.
  • 38. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple’s tight bond with consumers makes it nearly impossible for competitors to penetrate that bond. Competitors think technology first. Consumers find technology to be confusing, frustrating, intimidating. Project technology gadgets not consumer benefits.Void of design, simplicity and emotional appeal. New entrants have not been able to replicate the combination of technology, simplicity, design and coolness. Competitors New Entries Cannot duplicate emotional connection of the beloved brand Struggle to break bond and momentum the beloved brand has
  • 39. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. In terms of value chain, Apple commands a power over both the channels and suppliers Apple’s power gets it Preferential Treatment. Price premiums and lower margins for retailers. Popularity of the Apple stores is tremendous. Best space in malls, special sections in stores, sales rep fans. Suppliers play by Apple’s rules. Apple has a supplier code of conduct and an Apple Audit Team to ensure they are on side. Apple has access to supplier’s best new products (e.g. Intel chips) before others do. Channels Suppliers Consumers switch stores before they switch brands Willing to cut costs to be part of the beloved brand.
  • 40. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple is a very passion-driven culture, similar to the emotional connection they have with consumers. Apple is a passionate culture, but a tough passion. People want to be part of Apple, but only the best of the best survive. Apple is a purpose driven culture that wants to make am “dent in the universe”. Challenging and perfection driven culture in the spirit of Steve Jobs. OK is always rejected, pushing for greatness obsessively on every detail. It’s a “Think Different” and a work-hard play-hard culture. Apple is about absolute secrecy and insistence on control almost to the point of dysfunctional. Proud, fully engaged, motivated, outspoken fans. Strong culture. Employees
  • 41. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple’s consumer popularity gives it a power over all the sources of media Stay newsworthy, manage the news cycle. Consistently innovative Ads witt high breakthrough. People use apple.com to find products directly and completely by-pass search. Outspoken fans influence social media.More likes/tweets. Apple leverages its power to influence and control all sources of media. Social Media Home PageEarned Media SearchPaid Media Purchase MediaExperiential Outspoken fans influence social media.More likes/tweets. Provide product “test drives” at the store level All media (paid, earned, search, social, home) favor the beloved brands Media
  • 42. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Consider Aware Fan Loyal Repeat Satisfied Buy Search Consumer Apple manages the Consumer Buying System at every stage Hype Launch Announcements to creates news and excitement. Be everywhere by Influencing experts, critics and news media gives credibility to Apple products. User friendly experience on day 1. Apple genius bar provides quick easy answers to make you smarter. Mass Advertising that connects emotionally and separates Apple products from the pack. Point of Sale space and experts creates distinction for Apple, Apple stores, or the store-within-a-store concept. Apple knows the details matter. The products over deliver and satisfy consumers. Apple uses leadership position on social media to spread the brand messages Stylish Cool designs have made Apple a badge to show off. Sense of a club creates a “with us or against us” advocacy that creates outspoken fans.
  • 43. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple’s brand power helps them earn Media via the News, Social Media and Twitter dwarfs their competitors. 0" 50" 100" 150" 200" 250" 300" 350" 400" Apple Google Microsoft Sony Samsung News" Social" Twi3er" • Apple gets almost $1 Billion per year in free media value. • Apple is the #1 news media brand, 2x Google. It’s the #2 social brand behind Google, and #1 Twitter brand 3x that of Sony and Samsung.
  • 44. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple does a great job in managing all tech critics and on-line tech blogs Tech Experts speak out on behalf of Apple: Able to garner positive reviews for every new product launch and help defend against inferior competitors. Apple has a tight network of pro-Apple supporters they continuously reach out to. Outspoken brand fans carry influence over the purchase Influencers
  • 45. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. The economics and accounting of how beloved brands turn power into stronger growth and profit Price& Quan+ty& Supply& Demand' Increased' Demand' $400$ $250$ 10M$ 15M$ Driving demand gives your brand the ability to drive the price up, and higher quantities gives better economies of scale. Profitability = Margin x Quantity Prices ShareCosts Market SizeMargins Volume Premium Pricing Trading Up Lower cost of goods Efficient Program Spending Stealing Competitive Users Get loyal users to use more Enter new markets Find new uses
  • 46. The 8 ways that Brands can use their power to drive more profit 1 Premium Pricing 2 Trading Up 3 Lower cost of goods 4 Efficient Program Spending 5 Stealing Competitive Users 6 Get loyal users to use more 7 Enter new markets 8 Find new uses Higher Prices Higher Share Lower Costs Bigger Market Higher Margins Higher Volume
  • 47. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple uses their brand love and power to increase prices, lower costs gain share and enter new markets Case Study
  • 48. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. • Apple has done a good job in diversifying over the years. However, with the success of smart phones and tablets, Apple’s revenue has become a very mobile driven revenue stream. • With a shifting business mix, Apple has seen steady gains on Gross Margins % from 27% up to 44%. For instance, the iPhone has GM% of 58%. Apple’s revenue mix shifting to iPhones and iPads
  • 49. Brand Love ProfitPower Apple has been able to turn their brand love into power and then into Profits and a remarkable increase in Valuation Apple over-delivers against the promise of simplicity and coolness to creates an emotional bond with an extremely loyal and outspoken following. Apple has Momentum with a 25- fold growth rate in the last 10 years. Power with consumers creates badge & talk value. media hype, channel compliance. Competitors can’t keep up. Cash Flow + Optimism gives strong brand value. Revenue Growth helps every ratio. Gross Margins are up due to price premiums.
  • 50. Apple uses the love consumers have for the brand to create a bond that replicates the power of a monopoly. Brand Love ProfitPower
  • 51. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Apple has used brand love to command power and enable them to drive both revenue and profits
  • 52. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We will help you unleash your full potential Brand Coaching Services
  • 53. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Our role is to challenge you to think differently about your future, so that you can realize your full potential. TM
  • 54. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Define the Brand Think Strategically Big Idea At Beloved Brands, we use a branding approach Vision Analysis Key Issues Strategies Execution • Advertising • In-Store • Innovation • Consumers • Category • Channels • Competitors • Brand Values, Goals • Experience Brand Plan Create Brand Plans Inspire creative execution Analyze performance Sm art Creative Ideas
  • 55. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We lead a 360 assessment of your business, looking at the marketplace, consumers, channels, competitors and the brand. We help you define your brand, with a simple, unique, inspiring, motivating and own-able Brand Positioning Statement. We will create a Big Idea that will transform your brand’s soul into a winning brand reputation. We help you build a strategic Brand Plan that everyone who works on the brand can follow We coach on Marketing execution, helping to tighten the bond with your consumers and drive brand growth We will build a Brand Management training program, to unleash the full potential of your Marketing team. 1 2 3 4 5 6 TM
  • 56. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We will lead a 360 brand assessment, looking at the marketplace, consumers, channels, competitors and brand Deep Dive Review Macro view of marketplace looking at economic, consumer, technology, trends. Define consumer target, looking at beliefs, buying habits, growth trends and key insights. 2 5 1 3 4 Understand brand performance and reputation. Use brand funnel, tracking results, pricing analysis, distribution gaps and financial results. Look at channel performance, customer strategies, distribution gaps, merchandising performance. Dissect closest competitors by looking at performance, positioning, innovation, pricing, distribution and reputationSummarize the analysis into drivers and inhibitors currently facing brand as well as threats and opportunities for the future. Drivers Inhibitors Factors of strength or inertia that accelerate your brand’s growth. Weaknesses or friction slows brand down, leak to fixi Opportunities Threats Changing consumer needs, technologies, channels, legal, Competitor launch, trade barriers, customer preference. 6 Look at macro subsegments or formats • Some different types of macro views you want to look at includes performance of size, format or benefit segments. Look at the channel performance at the category level. You can also look at macro competitive market share trends. • With each chart, you are looking for a break in the data to tell a story on the category. 0" 10" 20" 30" 40" 50" 60" XL" Large"size" Mid"Size" Travel"size" Overall" 2012" 2013" 2014" 2015" Healthy( Whitening( Freshening( Repair( 0" 20" 40" 60" 80" 100" 120" 140" Grocery" Drug" Mass" Club" Overall" 2012" 2013" 2014" 2015" Size Formats Benefit Segment Where sold Allergy Category $ Share 0.00% 5.00% 10.00% 15.00% 20.00% 25.00% 30.00% 35.00% 40.00% 45.00% 50.00% P E D ec 29 01 P E F eb 23 02 P E A pr20 02 P E June 15 02 P E A ug 10 02 P E O ct05 02 P E N ov 30 02 Jan 25 2003 M ar22 2003 M ay 17 2003 July 12 2003 S ept06 2003 N ov 01 2003 D ec 27 2003 Feb 21 2004 A pr17 2004 June 12 2004 A ug 07 2004 O ct02 2004 N ov 27 2004 Jan 22 2005 M ar20 2005 M ay 14 205 Jul9 2005 S ep 3 2005 O ct29 2005 Reactine Benadryl Claritin Aerius Allegra Chlor-Tripolon C/L Competitive Market Share Category Analysis The Brand Funnel Awareness Familiar Consider Purchase Repeat Loyal Unknown Indifferent Love It Like It Beloved The Brand Love Curve 0 15 30 45 60 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Gray's Dad's Sue's Devonshire Competitive market share performance Customer scorecards Customer A Scores Overall Sales Dollars 39 Share of Category 11% % dollar change +19.1% Your Brand Share 33% % change +3.3 points Share Index 105 Your brand’s avg Price $6.33 % change +3.3% Price Index 125 Share of Co-Op Ads 33% % change +18% Co Op Index 143 Share of Merch 25% % change -2% March Index 111 Customer scorecards Customer A Scores Overall Sales Dollars 39 Share of Category 11% % dollar change +19.1% Your Brand Share 33% % change +3.3 points Share Index 105 Your brand’s avg Price $6.33 % change +3.3% Price Index 125 Share of Co-Op Ads 33% % change +18% Co Op Index 143 Share of Merch 25% % change -2% March Index 111 and versus other periods. Pricing Differences by Channel First, look at the average price and change versus year for each channel. Match up the data to what the sales colleagues are saying about the different prices for each ch Depending on channel/brand, you should be looking at deal pricing, % on deal and coop ad points. Compare ea the channels and compare to prior years. Food Drug Mass Club Avg Price $6.55 $6.47 $6.62 $6.54 % change vya -6.4% -2% +3.1% -1.9% Avg Price on Deal 5.99 6.59 5.29 5.49 % change vya +8.3% -12.3% +1.7% +2.7% % on deal 32% 22% 38% 20% +/- vya +7 pts +1 pt +10 pts -2 pts A B We make We make brand Distribution gap analysis Tops Kroger CVS Club A&P Safeway 7-1 Gray’s 8 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 16 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 8 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 16 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 8 ct Lemon W We ma Distribution gap analysis Tops Kroger CVS Club A&P Safewa Gray’s 8 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 16 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 8 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 16 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 8 ct Lemon W We mak Draw conclusions. Compare how you're doing in each channel and versus other periods. We We make Pricing Differences by Channel First, look at the average price and change versus year ago, for each channel. Match up the data to what the sales colleagues are saying about the different prices for each channel. Depending on channel/brand, you should be looking at the deal pricing, % on deal and coop ad points. Compare each of the channels and compare to prior years. Food Drug Mass Club Avg Price $6.55 $6.47 $6.62 $6.54 % change vya -6.4% -2% +3.1% -1.9% Avg Price on Deal 5.99 6.59 5.29 5.49 % change vya +8.3% -12.3% +1.7% +2.7% % on deal 32% 22% 38% 20% +/- vya +7 pts +1 pt +10 pts -2 pts A A B B We make brands stron We make brand leaders sma Distribution gap analysis Tops Kroger CVS Club A&P Safeway 7-11 Gray’s 8 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 16 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 8 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 16 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 8 ct Lemon We make b We make brand l Distribution gap analysis Tops Kroger CVS Club A&P Safeway 7-11 Gray’s 8 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 16 ct Choc Chip Gray’s 8 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 16 ct Mint Chip Gray’s 8 ct Lemon Program tracking shows how well you are doing behind key marketing activities • Program tracking or testing results can compare how well the program has done against key measures. • You will also be able to get scores that match up to the brand funnel such as Awareness (aided, unaided), purchase scores (share of last 5 purchases) and purchase intention. Tracking Results Gray’s Norm Aided Recall 38 62 Unaided Recall 30 46 Brand Recognition 10 23 Brand Link .33 .50 Main Message 64 60 Uniqueness 38 22 Purchase Intent 10 9 Ad Tracking Brand Analysis
  • 57. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Define a focused consumer target profile with insights, enemies and buying patterns. Use our Benefits Ladder to move from features to rational and emotional benefits We will help you define your brand, with a simple, unique, motivating and own-able Brand Positioning Statement. 2 5 1 Use our benefit cheat sheets to understand the Functional and Emotional benefits you can own. 3Benefits Ladder 4 Determine your winning zone, where your brand is better, different or cheaper. Winning positioning statement that is unique, own- able motivating to consumers Brand Positioning Building a winning brand positioning statement To (Target) • Healthy proactive preventers who want to do more for their health, working moms, who are 35-40 years old. Gray’s is the (Category) • Tasty healthy cookie option That is the (Benefit) • Guilt free cookie that tastes so good that you can stay in control of your health That’s because (Support Points) • In blind taste tests, Gray’s matched the leaders on taste, but only 100 calories and 3g of net carbs. • In a 12-week study, consumers using Gray’s once a night as a desert were able to lose 5-10 pounds. 1 2 3 4 Consumer Target Product features Functional benefits Emotional benefits Works betterFunctional Benefits Simplify Life Make Smarter Make Healthier Saves money Helps family Sensory Appeal Stay Connected Experience Seek knowledgeFunctional Benefits Stay in control Feel myself Feel comfortable Feel optimistic Feel free Get noticed Feel liked
  • 58. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Brand’s Big Idea We will help create a Big Idea that will transform your internal brand soul into a winning external brand reputation. The Big Idea helps simplify the brand message as an outward expression of the inner Brand Soul We make brands stro We make brand leaders sm Promise Brand Story Innovation Purchase Moment Experience Big Idea Brand Positioning Advertising and Communication Product Development Selling and Retail Operations and Culture Consumer The Brand Big Idea Drive consistency using the brand’s Big Idea to show up the same way at all 5 consumer touch-points Consumers have 7 seconds to connect with a brand’s Big Idea A brand finds its equilibrium when the Big Idea impacts a brand reputation to perfectly match up to the Brand Soul Soul Reputation= Based on their personal experiences, consumers form a reputation they spread to others. 1 2 3 4 5 =Big Idea Brand Soul Consumer
  • 59. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. 2 4 31 Strategic questions to help frame the key issues 5 We will help build a strategic Brand Plan that everyone who works on the brand can follow Drivers and inhibitors currently facing brand. Risks and opportunities for future. Deep dive review looks at every potential area of the brand • Market: Macro view, economic indicators, consumer behavior, technology, political • Consumer: Target, buying habits, trends, consumer enemies, key insights • Channels: growth channels, major customers, available tools and programs • Competitors: Performance, positioning, innovation, pricing, distribution, perceptions. • Brand: Funnel, reputation, tracking results, pricing, distribution, financial analysis. Drivers Inhibitors Factors of strength or inertia that accelerate your brand’s growth. Weaknesses or friction slows brand down, leak to fixi Opportunities Threats Changing consumer needs, technologies, channels, legal, Competitor launch, trade barriers, customer preference. What is the core strength your brand can win on? How engaged are consumers? What is your current competitive position? How tightly connected is your consumer to your brand? What is the current business situation your brand faces? 3 1 5 4 We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. 1. Where could we be? 2. Where are we? 3. Why are we here? 4. How can we get there? 5. What do we need to do? Before getting started on your Brand Plan, map out your strategic thinking by asking 5 simple strategic questions Vision/Purpose/Goals Situation Analysis Key Issues Strategies Execute & Measure Questions to ask Planning elements 1 2 3 4 5 6 Use “where are we” questions to uncover answers that frame the overall brand plan. Lay out elements of the Brand Plan, on one page and in a formal presentation Brand Plan 2 The Annual “Brand Plan On a Page” Analysis Issues and Strategies Executional Plans P&L forecast • Sales $30,385 • Gross Margin $17,148 • GM % 56% • Marketing Budget $8,850 • Contribution Margin $6,949 • CM% 23% Drivers • Taste drives a high conversion of Trial to Purchase • Strong Listings in Food Channels • Exceptional brand health scores among Early Adopters. Highly Beloved Brand among niche. Inhibitors • Low familiar yet to turn our sales into loyalty • Awareness held back due to weak Advertising • Low distribution at specialty stores. Poor coverage. • Low Purchase Frequency even among most loyal. Threats • Launch of Mainstream cookie brands (Pepperidge Farms and Nabisco). • De-listing 2 weakest skus weaken in-store presence • Legal Challenge to tastes claims Opportunities • R&D has 5 new flavors in development. • Sales Broker create gains at Specialty Stores • Explore social media to convert loyal following. Key Issues 1. What’s the priority choice for growth: find new users or drive usage frequency among loyalists? 2. Where should the investment/resources focus and deployment be to drive our awareness and share needs for Gray’s? 3. How will we defend Gray’s against the proposed Q1 2014 ‘healthy cookie’ launches from Pepperidge Farms and Nabisco? Strategies 1. Continue to attract new users to Gray’s 2. Focus investment on driving awareness and trial with new consumers and building a presence at retail. 3. Build defense plan against new entrants that defends with consumers and at store level. Goals • Increase penetration from 10% to 12%, specifically up from 15% to 20% with the core target. Monitor usage frequency among the most loyal to ensure it stays steady. • Increase awareness from 33% to 42%, specifically up from 45% to 50% within the core target. Drive trial from 15% to 20%. Focus for sales is to close distribution gaps going from 62% to 72%. • Hold dollar share during competitive launches and continue to grow 11% post launch gaining up to 1.2% share. Target zero losses at shelf. Advertising • Use awareness to drive trial of the new Grays. Target “Proactive Preventers”. Suburban working women, 35-40.Main Message of “great tasting cookie without the guilt, so you can stay in control of your health”. Media includes 15 second TV, specialty health magazines, event signage, digital and social media Sampling • Drive trial with In-store sampling at grocery, Costco, health food stores and event sampling at fitness, yoga, women’s networking, new moms. Distribution • Support Q4 retail blitz with message focused on holding shelf space during the competitive launches. Q2 specialty blitz to grow distribution at key specialty stores. Innovation • Launch two new flavours in Q4/15 & Q4/16. Explore new diet claims, motivating and own- able. Competitive Defense Plan • Pre Launch sales blitz to shore up all distribution gaps. At launch, heavy merchandising, locking up key ad dates, BOGO. TV, print, coupons, in-store sampling. • Use sales story that any new “healthy” cookies should displace under-performing and declining unhealthy cookies. Brand Vision: To be the first ‘healthy cookie’ to generate the craving, popularity and sales of a mainstream cookie. $100 Million brand by 2020. Forecast Analysis Brand Vision Strategies Execution Key Issues Goals 1 5 4 3 2 6 5
  • 60. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Promise Brand Story Innovation Purchase Moment Experience Big Idea Brand Positioning Advertising and Communication Product Development Selling and Retail Operations and Culture Consumer The Brand Innovation drives ideas, concepts, testing, launches through system.Build culture to support consumer experience creating a brand credo with purpose, values, service behaviors. 2 4 3 1 CREATIVE(BRIEF(( 1.""Why(Are(We(Adver3sing( Drive&trial&of&the&new&Grays&Cookies&as&“The&Healthy&Choice&to&Snacking”&brand&posi>oning.&&& 2.#What’s(the(Consumer(Problem(We(are(Addressing( I’m&always&watching&what&I&eat.&&And&then&BAM,&I&see&a&cookie&and&I’m&done.&&As&much&as&I&look&aHer& myself,&I&s>ll&like&to&sneak&a&cookie&now&and&then.&&" 3.((Who(are(you(talking(to?( “Proac>ve&Preventers”.&Suburban&working&women,&35L40,&&who&are&willing&to&do&whatever&it&takes&to& stay&healthy.&&They&run,&workout&and&eat&right.&For&many,&Food&can&be&a&bit&of&a&stressLreliever&and& escape&even&for&people&who&watch&what&they&eat.&&&&" 4.((Consumer(Insights( L&“I&have&tremendous&willLpower.&&I&work&out&3x&a&week,&watch&what&I&eat&and&maintain&my&figure.&&But& we&all&have&weaknesses&and&cookies&are&mine.&&I&just&wish&they&were&less&bad&for&you”& L&&“I&read&labels&of&everything&I&eat.&&I&s>ck&to&1500&calories&per&day,&and&will&find&my&own&ways&to& achieve&that&balance.&&&If&I&eat&a&400&calorie&cookie,&it&may&mean&giving&something&up.”& 5.(What(does(our(consumer(think(now?( I’ve&never&heard&of&Grays&Cookies.&&But&I’d&likely&need&to&try&it&and&see&if&I&like&it.&&If&it&really&does&taste& that&good,&it’s&something&I&might&consider&as&a&snack.&&& 6.((What(do(you(want(your(consumer(to(think/feel/do?((Desired(Response)( We&want&them&to&try&Grays&and&see&if&they&like&the&great&taste.&&" 7.((What(should(we(tell(them?((S3mulus:((benefit)( With&Grays&Cookies&you&can&s>ll&have&a&great&tas>ng&cookie&without&the&guilt,&so&you&can&stay&in& control&of&your&health.&& 8.((Why(should(they(believe(us?( In&blind&taste&tests,&Grays&Cookies&matched&the&market&leaders&on&taste,&but&only&has&100&calories&and& 2g&of&fat.&&In&a&12&week&study,&consumers&using&Grays&once&a&night&as&a&desert&were&able&to&lose&5lbs.&&& 9.((Brand(Posi3oning(Statement( For&“Proac>ve&Preventers”,&Women&30L45,&Grays&Cookies&are&the&best&tas>ng&yet&guiltLfree&pleasure# so&you&can&stay&in&control&of&your&healthy&lifestyle.&&That’s&because&Grays&combines&the&great&taste&in&a& low&fat&and&calorie&sensible&cookie.&In&blind&taste&tests,&Grays&Cookies&matched&the&market&leaders&on& taste,&but&only&has&100&calories&and&2g&of&fat.&&In&a&12&week&study,&consumers&using&Grays&once&a&night& as&a&desert&were&able&to&lose&5lbs.&&& 10.((Tone(and(Manner( Successful,&Mo>vated,&Reliable,&In&Control,&Natural.& 11.((Media(Op3ons( Main&crea>ve&will&be&in&specialty&health&magazines,&event&OOH&signage&and&inLstore.&&Want&to&carry& the&idea&into&digital,&social&media&and&a&microsite.&&& 12.((Mandatories( The&line:&“best&tas>ng&yet&guiltLfree&pleasure”&is&on&the&packaging.&25%&of&Print&must&carry&the&Whole& Foods&logo&as&part&of&our&lis>ng&agreement&and&include&the&Legal&disclaimer&on&the&taste&test&and&the& 12&week&study.&&& Brief focuses creative & media decisions on positioning & strategy 5 Influence purchase moment through channels, e-commerce, selling and merchandising At Beloved Brands, we promise to make your brand stronger and your brand leaders smarter. We believe big ideas, focus and passion matter, because the more loved a brand is by consumers, the more powerful and profitable that brand will be. We will challenge you to think different, because the thinking that got here may not get you to the next level. Our Credo Align execution to focus on moving consumers through stages of the buying system Consumers connect with Big Idea through 5 supporting touch-points Consider Satisfied Buy Search Fan Loyal Repeat Aware 6 We coach on Marketing execution, helping to tighten the bond with your consumers and drive brand growth Marketing Execution
  • 61. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We will build a Brand Management Training Program, to unleash the full potential of your Marketing team. Training Program Strategic Thinking Brand Positioning Brand Plans Creative Briefs Brand Analytics and the Business Review Marketing Execution Creating a Beloved Brand Consumer Centricity Managing your Marketing Career 1 2 6 4 5 3 7 8 9 Menu of training programs
  • 62. Investing in your people pays off with smarter strategies, amazing execution and stronger brand results We will unleash the full potential of your people so you will see a direct impact on your brand’s growth trajectory. We will train your team on the fundamentals of brand management • Address gap on brand analytics and strategic thinking, to ensure you end up with smarter Brand Plans and Creative Briefs. • Improve judgment and decision-making to ensure your Marketing execution pays back. • We can see first hand the impact that training has on your team’s skills, motivations and behaviors. • Our workshop style training provides an immediate impact on their day-to-day jobs.
  • 63. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Graham spent 20 years in Brand Management leading some of the world’s most beloved brands at Johnson and Johnson, Pfizer, General Mills and Coke, rising up to VP Marketing. In his career, he has won numerous Advertising and Innovation awards. Graham played a major role in helping Pfizer win Marketing Magazine’s “Marketer of the Year” award. Graham started Beloved Brands believing he could make brands stronger and brand leaders smarter. Graham will challenge you and your team to think differently and strategically. He leads workshops that will help define your Brand Positioning Statement, create a Big Idea for your brand, and write Brand Plans to motivate and focus everyone that works on the brand. He will build Brand Management training programs that will help unleash the full potential of your team, so your team can produce exceptionally smart work that drives stronger brand results. The Beloved Brands robust client roster has included the NFL Players Association, Reebok. Acura, Shell, Jack Link’s, 3M, Melitta, Capital One and Pfizer. Graham Robertson at Beloved Brands One of the voices of today’s Brand Leaders.
  • 64. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Graham Robertson at Beloved Brands Significant career experience in Brand Management Education • MBA, Ivey School of Business, Western University, 1994 • Bachelor of Commerce, Carleton University, 1989 Work History • President, 2009- Present • VP Marketing, 2005-08 • Group Brand Director, 1999-2005 • Senior Brand Manager, 1997-99 • Associate Brand Manager, 1994-96 • Coca-Cola, Summer Marketing Intern, 1993 • Marketing Training Program, 1989-92
  • 65. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. Do you want to get smarter about Marketing? Visit beloved-brands.com Over 5 million views from Marketers getting smarter
  • 66. We make brands stronger. We make brand leaders smarter. We would love the opportunity to help you unleash the full potential of your brand and the full potential of your team of brand leaders. Graham Robertson • 416 885 3911 • graham@beloved-brands.com
  • 67. We would love the opportunity to help you unleash the full potential of your brand and your brand leaders. Graham Robertson • 416 885 3911 • graham@beloved-brands.com