Brand Management

For this this assignment, your group is expected to use any one only of the three Brand Equity Models presented and discussed in class. For example your group may apply David Aakers Brand Equity Model, on a brand of your groups choice of Johnson baby oil.
1. The brand is Johnson baby oil.
2. Choose one of three Brand Equity Models to understand and analyze your brand e.g. David Aakers Model (or) Chernatony and McDonalds Brand Equity and Brand Attributes Model (or) Kevin Lane Kellers Customer-Based Brand Equity Model.
3. Explain the model, use text and journal papers to read and understand the model, if there has been any criticism of the model make sure to cover it in your discussion. Use at least 3 journal papers to identify the model, its criticism and application to brands in the real world.
4. Get a thorough understanding of the brand you have chosen before you begin to conduct a Brand Equity Audit by visiting the brand website, do observational research as to how the brand is placed in a shopping environment, and whether its prominently displayed in a retail environment e.g. Al-Ain products in Carrefour. Investigate the brand to address all elements of the Brand Equity Model e.g. Brand Awareness, Brand Loyalty, Secondary Brand Associations, Other Proprietary Knowledge.
5. Provide recommendations to the brand after conducting the Brand Equity Audit Analysis what could they do better to raise their Brand Equity?
6. Submit in a report form, between 2000-3000 words, 12 Font size, Times Roman Font type
7. Due Date: 10th November 2016, 11.59pm