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  • noun process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person or animal
  • verb Present participle of brand.

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  • noun the act of stigmatizing


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  • How do brands get named?

    June 9, 2008

  • What's missing here is the modern business sense of branding, which I define as "the process of organizing a company's products, messages, and corporate identity to help consumers understand who they are and what they do."

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