Tebboub Abdelamelk, Professor, Algeria, Member
A brand is the identity of a specific product, service, or business
. A brand can take many forms
, including a name, sign, symbol, color combination or slogan. History of brand
: historically the word 'brand' was first used as a way to tell one person's cattle from another by means of a hot iron stamp.
A legally protected brand name is called a trademark
. The word brand has continued to evolve to encompass brand identity
- it affects the personality of a product, company or service.
A brand personality
identifies a product, service or company (name, term, sign, symbol, or design, or combination of them) and how it relates to key constituencies: customers, employees, partners, owners, investors etc.
Some people distinguish the psychological aspect
, brand associations like thoughts, feelings, perceptions, images, experiences, beliefs, attitudes, and so on that become linked to the brand, of a brand from the experiential aspect