Six Product Launch Mistakes to Learn From

Welcome to Alhaji’s Blog! In this week’s blog we will be exploring a few product launch blunders of the 21st century and the apparent reasons that birthed such mistakes. Last week, I had the privilege of reading an interesting statistic on a Wall-Street online journal that concluded with apparent facts that most new products launched onto today’s market fail to deliver an expected results. However, one contrivance I have come to discover in my area of expertise as a Consumer […]

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN MEASURING BRAND BUILDING EFFORTS

Many believe brand loyalty is a mirage. They say there is no such thing as a loyal customer. Among other things, their argument finds anchor on the fact that there are too many alternative products been shoved into the consumers’ nostril most of which are mostly of acceptable quality. Of course, this is truer in certain industries than others. In the fast-moving consumer goods industry for instance, how many shoppers that are loyal to say Ariel will walk away from […]

AMI and EDC-Lagos launch online training component of BOI’s Youth Entrepreneurship Programme

The YES programme has produced some extraordinary numbers: in a six-week period, over 350,000 resources downloaded by 3500 young participants, who contributed 4,000 course and academy posts and 10,000 likes or acknowledgements of the contributions of others. AMI provided the online component of this very ambitious programme with our partner the Enterprise Development Centre in Lagos, sponsored by the Bank of Industry.  Online-only courses worldwide have a completion rate below 10%; but these keen young people have recorded completion rates between […]