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Publisher Description

Centuryply operates in the building materials space – specifically, in interior decoration with plywood, laminates, and decorative veneers – alongside other categories like cement, shipping, and logistics. In India, this market is dominated by unorganized players, and plywood has always been treated as a commodity by marketers. Given the boom in real estate across residences and offices, as well as the current rapid lifestyle changes in India, the company expects sustainable and continuous growth and wants to achieve greater success in the wood furnishings category. Centuryply views investment in brand-building as a way to beat commoditization.The focus of the case is to explain innovative branding strategies that may be adopted by marketers to create a brand in the commodity market. In addition, it touches on the difficulties faced by a company to maintain a sustainable brand proposition amid competition. The key question is how to maintain brand-building momentum and take it to the next level.

GENRE
Business & Personal Finance
RELEASED
2012
September 5
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
16
Pages
PUBLISHER
Richard Ivey School of Business Foundation
SELLER
Ivey Business School Foundation
SIZE
4
MB