Trends Report

Brand Management For A New Age: Experience And Resonance Transform Brand Leadership

November 3rd, 2017
With contributors:
James McQuivey, PhD , Jeremy Swire , Rachel Birrell


In the age of the customer, CMOs battle to build their brands with distracted, technology-empowered consumers who have as much to say about what the brand stands for as the company does. CMOs must lead an enterprisewide shift from a company-centric, top-down branding mindset to a customer-centric view that creates an emotionally resonant brand experience that transcends product and service transactions. This report establishes a vision for CMOs to lead brand development and management. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and revises it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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