Baghera is a French brand known for their retro designed, high quality ride-on cars including collaborations with luxury car makers Bentley and Mercedes-Benz. Their marketing collateral, especially life-style imagery, positions the brand in a premier category sold in marquee retailers across the United States.
Jump From Paper’s visually playful, cartoon-like bags are real, utility accessories: backpacks, shoulder bags, hand bags, travel cases, wallets and more. The 2D bags unzip and expand to become functional bags. The brand plays with high design graphics and illustrations to create real-world bags that literally look as if they “jumped from paper”.
For brands seeking entry into the U.S. market, the highest degree of success with the lowest risk is found through partnering with established companies in the U.S. Brands need to understand their own facets and requirements to forge the right partnership here. In the previous article, we talked about the paths and partnerships that brandsContinue reading “Entry into the U.S. Market: To Find the Right Partner, you must First be the Right Partner”
Established brands, even those that have successfully expanded into other international markets, must understand the vagaries of the U.S. market before committing to enter. The U.S. market is like no other: retailers buy and sell differently, and logistics operators work on unique metrics. Importantly, consumer behavior is impacted by comparable products, ease of shopping, andContinue reading “Entry into the U.S. Market: Enter with Escape Velocity in Mind”
What Brands to Need to Know to Enter and Establish in the Americas, Part 3 Brands entering the American market typically prioritize sales and marketing, allocating significant investments in time, energy, and resources to these efforts. An often overlooked, perhaps less exciting, but equally—if not more—important aspect of market expansion is the establishment and maintenanceContinue reading “Mind the Gap: Warehousing, Logistics, and Administrative Functions”
What Brands to Need to Know to Enter and Establish in the Americas, Part 2 Omni-Channel across retail and wholesale is the required approach for brands to maximize reach in the American market. Each channel complements the other, and collectively causes a “halo effect” that increases overall sales. International brands seeking entry into the sizableContinue reading “Mind the Gap: Omni-Channel Selling, Brand-building and Marketing”