Beginning with shirts in 1949, GANT has expanded to become a global lifestyle and clothing brand. Operating in 70 markets, its products are available in over 4,000 retailers and GANT stores all over the world. But how do they maintain their position as market leaders? By thoroughly understanding their markets.
A partnership with global brand health experts Nepa helped GANT to understand their opportunities for growth, how their competition was perceived, and to understand their relative brand strength and positioning in all of their main markets.
“We chose Nepa as a brand insight partner after doing a study with them where they really showed their skills in understanding our brand and our opportunities. Since this is a global assignment, the collaboration will be an important component in our strategy going forward since our brand’s strength is of highest priority for us.”
— Eleonore Säll, Executive Vice President of Global Brand.
A deep dive into each key market was the first step of the plan. In order to understand areas for growth, GANT needed to have a strong base to work from. Nepa helped establish exactly where they currently sat as a brand and who their competitors were in each individual market.
Core KPIs were then established from this information, which formed the key assessment criteria for GANT’s new continuous health trackers. Developed and operated by Nepa, these trackers offered the GANT team the granularity they required to understand what exactly was happening, why, and most importantly, how to turn this into tangible actions.
GANT’s continuous brand health tracker has now been expanded to cover eleven of the company’s main target markets. All insights are available 24/7 via Nepa’s easy-to-access KPI dashboard, so the GANT team can access the data whenever they want to easily pivot their marketing and business strategies as individual market situations change.
Regular insight meetings between the two companies also allow Nepa to use their industry knowledge to drill into the data and answer business questions that the GANT team may have. By having a firm foundation of knowledge, and being able to track year-on-year trends, Nepa can offer GANT solutions to their important business questions along with informed ‘next step’ actions.
“Our collaboration with NEPA is important for us. Understanding our consumer and their view of GANT is imperative for us to succeed.” said Alexander Nilsson, Global Brand Strategy & Insights Director.
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