PowerGen Pak Conference 2012

Power-Gen Pak Conference 2012

The 5th International Power Generation Conference & Exhibition 2012 was held at Marriott, Karachi on the 2nd of February with the agenda ‘Future Energy Mix in Overcoming the Power Crisis’. The conference was attended by a plethora of scientists  and dignitaries from all walks of life.     It was a star-studded event with speeches and presentations from Manzoor Soomro- Chairman

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Over-Promise and Under-Deliver- The new brand mantra?

Zainab Khan, the magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University, is an emerging brand in the rapidly expanding field of studying-abroad guidance. Although the field is nothing new, it had been confined to a small niche for a long time with few specialists manning the boundaries. But with more foreign universities especially from UK and Australia marketing aggressively in this

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Brand Wars- Honda Vs Toyota II

honda vs toyota

The grapevine has it that Indus is producing a staggering 190 Corollas daily and still can’t meet the market demand. And remember this is still the recession when consumers are historically hesitant to part with their hard-earned dough. The premium or ‘on’ amount for Corolla is in excess of Rs.70,000+ compared to other brands many of which you can have

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GENMARK 2010 – The Art of Marketing to Generations-1

GenMark 2010 was a marketing seminar organized by Total Communications, an event management company. to highlight the differences between marketing to three different phases of human life : kids, youth and adults and to showcase this differentiation, various luminaries from the marketing and branded world of Pakistan were called in to speak on their respective areas including Numan Nabi Ahmed

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T20 Cup Final – Geo Super Erodes its Brand Equity

Did you watch the T20 Final between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Geo SUper? Did you hear what the commentators said after the winning runs? I couldn’t.  Why? Because the abominable Geo animated character was dancing to the equally repressible jingle ‘Geo to aisey’.  Either a child was at the controls hitting the animation button gleefully, or a mentally retarded employee had gone berserk.

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Unilever’s Clear For Men Uncut

Have you tried Unilever’s new Anti-Dandruff Shampoo Clear? The brand has been out in the market accompanied by a full-fledged brand campaign for quite some time now, but I tried the Men’s version of Clear (for oily hair) only a few weeks ago. Being in the branding business, I was most curious as to what enticed me to go for

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Swatch for Pakistan

To me there’s a world of difference between marketing a product and branding it. In simple conventional marketing, you do market research to determine whether the consumer needs the product or not and what features excite him. Irrespective of whether there’s a need or not for the product, the overly ambitious marketer sugar-coats the findings, makes a standard marketing plan

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