A guide to resources and search tips for finding information and data about brands

Brand Definition


  • A name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers.
  • The legal term for brand is trademark. A brand may identify one item, a family of items, or all items of that seller.
  • If used for the firm as a whole, the preferred term is trade name.

Key Databases: Find Articles on Brands

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You may also search specific databases which provide access to journals, trade and industry publications, newspapers, and more. Suggested keywords: 

  • brands, "brand choice," brand name products, "brand loyalty," branding, product management, trademarks AND the name of a company or brand.



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