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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of the fleece with tar or paint has been used for a long time but may have very damaging effects on the fleece and has been replaced by special branding formulations.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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There are some firms that are just awakening to it and are trying to become more sophisticated in how they position themselves," said Iaco, who said the three elements of the firm's brand are its people, its platform and the intangible element of how the company is perceived.
Meet with other campus leaders and set the stage for the brand marketing process
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Companies that are seen to be damaging the environment, involved in dubious business practices, associated with exploitative employment conditions, or a host of other sins, suffer crippling damage to their brand and thus ultimately to sales.
The key to leveraging a brand throughout an organization is to make it the glue that brings people together," says Libby Sartain, senior vice president of human resources at Yahoo
Producers have relationships with brands that must be nurtured," says Mark Vogel, executive vice president of brand management for Osborn & Barr Communications, St.
Their collective opinion of a company creates the brand effect in the first place.
True brand management takes into consideration every contact point with the market.
Pull together the research, call in the account planners, check the web, visit with customers, send the surveys, and go to the store shelves to see how your brand slacks up to the competition.