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How Malaysia Airlines can rebuild its troubled Brand

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) embarked on a massive restructuring plan towards the end of 2011 with the goal being to reduce costs and return to full year profitability in 2013. At the same time, the airline reported a staggering RM2.52 Billion (US$850 million) loss for 2011. MAS didn’t realise its stated goal because in late February … Continue reading

5 Global Brands that will fail in 2014

5 Global Brands that will fail in 2014

Business today is brutally competitive. Many brands that have done the hard graft to get to the top of their industry, fail to stay there. It used to be that if you made it to the top you were sitting pretty. Not anymore, getting to the top is the easy part. Staying there is now … Continue reading

What is Social Business

We’re involved in the development of the Asean Social Business Summit to be held in Kuala Lumpur in May 2013. You can read more about the event here and visit the official site here But there is a lot of confusion over what is and what isn’t social business. Social Business refers to enterprise collaboration … Continue reading

What is the difference between an advertising agency and a brand consultancy?

As the consumer landscape changes and consumer habits and the purchase decision making process evolves, it is imperative that brand owners understand where, when and how to spend their valuable and increasingly limited resources. Historically advertising agencies defined and controlled a brand’s message and through which channels it was broadcast. They would then blitz consumers … Continue reading