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a mark put on the skin of animals as a means of identification. In livestock several methods are used. Fire-branding with a hot iron is the traditional method for horses and cattle but is being supplanted by the much superior freeze branding. For sheep the branding of the surface of the fleece with tar or paint has been used for a long time but may have very damaging effects on the fleece and has been replaced by special branding formulations. See also tattooing.

brand cancer
a mass of granulation tissue at the site of a fire-brand. Is usually chronic inflammatory tissue.
brand register
a list of brands and owners maintained by a statutory authority to facilitate legal identification of animals.

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Q. What are the Brands of Sodium-phenobarbitone drug in Bangladesh?

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Q. I'm concerned that my calcium supplements are contaminated w seashells or cow bones. Which brands are best

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Binhendi Enterprises president Mohi-Din Binhendi said: "We are excited to announce the second opening of Joe's Cafe concept at The Beach, which will mark the beginning of a successful brand expansion.
She joined the drug chain in May 2009 as vice president of strategic planning and analysis, and then in September 2012 she was appointed vice president of global merchandising and own brand expansion.
This remains a priority alongside continued investment in network and brand expansion across the Mena region and globally.
Dr Ali Kasapbashi, chairman Bin Majid Group said: "Our objective is to focus on the brand expansion and to promote the vision of our management because of whom within a short span of time the group has expanded and opened two new hotels -- Acacia and Mangrove in Ras Al Khaimah and going to open two more hotels in Abu Dhabi and Dubai during the third quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013.
Strategically speaking in terms of location, product and brand expansion, this is a valuable addition to Best Western's growing Malaysia portfolio.
Ad Jaffa opted for a complete system, from mixing to baking and cooling, that gives them the ability to make two distinct biscuit styles on one line and also provides flexibility for further brand expansion in the future.
P&G announced in February it was looking to divest its Attento adult diaper brand because it did not fit into its global brand expansion strategy.
CELEBRITY jeweller Theo Fennell said it was holding talks with strategic partners to fund its US debut and brand expansion after a "record year" of sales.
The danger for store brand expansion is that, taken together, the combined influence of brand and favored items carries more weight than price or freshness.
The year also saw brand expansion in its shower, anti-perspirant and skincare ranges, which helped achieve a ten per cent increase in sales to pounds 85 million.
As part of its Chicago Town brand expansion, Schwan's is launching a range of ready meals, including regional American specialities such as New York steak and Missouri meatballs.
In another tale of brand expansion and press release gobbledy-gook, 411 Video Magazine, the skate tape innovator, was sold to The Wasserman Group, some business types who do junk and own a bunch of stuff.