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Factors influencing a building-material company brand

By Allin R. Dangers and Geoff A. Goldman


A brand represents the essence of the value proposition an organisation extends to the market. It is crucial that brands are nurtured with the goal of trying to establish the brand in a top-of-mind awareness position among consumers. By means of a qualitative case study employing 25 interviews which were analysed by using Grounded Theory coding techniques, the most pertinent factors influencing the Corobrik brand were identified. The greatest challenge facing Corobrik is the growing residential sector. The study highlights how Corobrik has grappled and come to terms with the changing nature of its market, and how it has combined all functional areas, from production to distribution, marketing and finance, in promoting its brand

Topics: Shipment of goods. Delivery of goods, HF5761-5780, Transportation and communications, HE1-9990
Publisher: AOSIS
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.4102/jtscm.v5i1.22
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