Leverage the power of brands to form more meaningful and profitable relationships with consumers and customers.
Questions We Answer
Brand strategy is too often disconnected from the reality of the business that is trying to execute it. It is also often far removed from the truth of how consumers navigate and make choices. Lofty words that sound good on paper but simply don’t translate into clear action, meaningful connection with people, and ultimate commercial return.
We develop strategy that balances desirability, credibility and commercial viability. We start with where brands can make a genuine and valued difference to people’s lives and build plans that businesses can actually deliver. We have a sharp focus on ensuring incremental reach within brands and across portfolios. We take the business with us on the journey to ensure seamless transition into execution.
Developed a positioning strategy for a leading swimwear brand to encourage more people to take up swimming.
Created a new brand architecture for Tesco’s Own Label Business.
Optimised Unilever’s portfolio of men’s brands to better incrementally address the US market.
Developed Skinsei, a premium, personalised, DTC skin-care brand for Unilever to take advantage of the growing microbiome opportunity.
Why The Forge?
The Forge is an award-winning strategy consultancy, delivering exceptional commercial returns for the world’s biggest brands. We help our clients create enduring and meaningful value for their consumers and customers.