Currently they are contemplating the following product lines:
- A line of women’s luxury perfumes
- Athletic shoes for track and field training, both for men and women
- Fashionable and elegant casual clothes for men
- A vacuum cleaner
1.1 The advantages and potential problems of expanding into each of the product lines.
1.2 Which ones (if any) they should pursue based on your analysis in 1.1.
1.3 For the extension(s) you selected in 1.2, describe a TV commercial that would promote the product under the “Porsche” brand name. Which of thePorsche’sbrand image elements would you emphasize in this commercial and why?
Putting aside financial strategy issues as well as relationships with unions, etc., look purely at the branding strategy of these companies and:
1.1 Describe each companies’ overall branding strategy and portfolio
1.2 Critique the strategies. What did they do right? What were their mistakes?