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Welcome to the British Brands Group library. It contains the Group’s submissions, briefings, studies, press announcements, Brands Lectures, publications and articles written by some of the industry’s leading figures. For ease they are classified by purpose and by topic. Please use the filter buttons to refine your search and click the titles to download.

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100% Marketing 2003-11-03 Rob Malcolm Brands Lectures
2012 Brands Lecture published 2013-02-21 British Brands Group Press Releases
A force behind the UK’s export-led growth 2013-04-26 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
A guide to brand protection 2016-09-01 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
A hidden force 2012-04-26 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
Access to Brands – AIM study 2017-08-10 AIM Studies & Research
Accountability is not enough 2011-11-01 Rory Sutherland Brands Lectures
All Party IP Group – The impact of the Gowers Review 2008-10-03 British Brands Group Submissions
Are brands good for Britain? 2001-11-01 Tim Ambler Brands Lectures
BERR – Consumer law regime 2008-07-31 British Brands Group Submissions
BERR – Implementing the Unfair Commercial Practices (UCP) Directive re.copycat packaging 2007-08-09 British Brands Group Submissions
BIS – Parasitic copying- Response to consultation on private enforcement of CPRs 2014-05-19 British Brands Group Submissions
BIS – Response to consultation – A competition regime for growth 2011-06-13 British Brands Group Submissions
BIS – Response to consultation – Empowering and protecting consumers (misleading parasitic packaging) 2011-09-23 British Brands Group Submissions
BIS – Response to consultation on the introduction of a GSCOP ombudsman 2010-04-29 British Brands Group Submissions
BIS and OFT – Briefing- Selective distribution 2009-07-13 British Brands Group Submissions
Brand Briefing: Brands and Brexit 2017-08-16 British Brands Group Brand Briefings
Brand Briefing: Brands and responsible business 2010-02-16 British Brands Group Brand Briefings
Brand Briefing: Getting stung online 2016-06-06 British Brands Group Brand Briefings
Brand Briefing: GSCOP 2017-06-09 British Brands Group Brand Briefings
Brand new: Innovation in a challenging world 2010-11-01 Fiona Dawson Brands Lectures
Branding for Brexit 2017-05-03 Clifford Chance Brands Group publications
Brands – A hidden force in the UK economy 2012-04-26 British Brands Group Press Releases
Brands & CEOs 2015-11-24 Patrick Barwise Brands Lectures
Brands and Consumer Trust summary report 2015-10-27 British Brands Group Studies & Research
Brands and responsible business 2010-02-16 British Brands Group Studies & Research
Brands beyond business 2005-11-01 Simon Anholt Brands Lectures
Brands for British success 2017-07-03 British Brands Group & ACG Brands Group publications
Brands for British success press release 2017-07-05 British Brands Group & ACG Press Releases
Brands, capital and crises 2013-11-01 Rita Clifton Brands Lectures
Brands, innovation and growth 2016-04-15 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
Brands, innovation and growth – PIMS research paper 2004-04-01 Peter Smith and James Amos, PIMS Associates __
British Brands Group 20th Anniversary 2014-10-15 John Noble, British Brands Group Brands Group publications
British Brands Group GSCOP online quiz 2017-06-27 British Brands Group Press Releases
Can brands save the world? Let’s hope so 2008-11-03 Richard Reed Brands Lectures
CMA – Tesco Booker Phase 2 Investigation 2017-09-04 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to Emerging Thinking 2007-03-16 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to Issues Statement 2006-07-12 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to Working Paper on Own Label 2007-07-01 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to working paper on supply chain practices 2007-08-24 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to working papers on supplier pricing and waterbed effects 2007-09-04 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Grocery market research – Are consumer needs being met? (Full report) 2007-09-17 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Grocery market research – Are consumer needs being met? (Summary report) 2007-09-17 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Market investigation into the supply of groceries in the UK 2006-06-06 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Response to GSCOP Order 2009-04-02 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Response to GSCOP Order consultation (Phase 2) 2009-06-29 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Response to provisional findings 2007-11-30 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Response to provisional remedies 2008-03-07 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Response to remedies notice 2007-11-23 British Brands Group Submissions
Competition Commission – Response to the introduction of an ombudsman 2009-05-28 British Brands Group Submissions
Consumers, brands and trust: happy bedfellows or a new pyramid of conflict? 2014-11-20 Peter Vicary-Smith Brands Lectures
Department of Health – Consultation on standardised packaging 2014-08-07 British Brands Group Submissions
Department of Health – Consultation on standardised packaging 2012-07-30 British Brands Group Submissions
Department of Health – Plain packaging 2008-09-05 British Brands Group & ACG Submissions
Don’t get stung online 2016-09-01 British Brands Group & Pannone Corporate Brands Group publications
European Commission – Plain packaging 2010-12-03 British Brands Group Submissions
European policymakers – Position paper on the draft Directive on the sale of tobacco products (plain packaging) 2013-03-20 British Brands Group Submissions
Examples of similar packaging 2017 2017-08-11 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
Fair trading with supermarkets 2013-04-09 British Brands Group Press Releases
Gowers Review – Consumers, brands and IP in 21st century 2006-04-21 British Brands Group & ACG Press Releases
Groceries Code Adjudicator – Response to consultation on investigation and enforcement functions 2013-10-22 British Brands Group Submissions
GSCOP retailer reports 2010-11 2011-12-12 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
GSCOP retailer reports 2011-12 2013-02-25 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
GSCOP retailer reports 2012-13 2014-02-18 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
GSCOP retailer reports 2013-14 2014-10-17 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
GSCOP retailer reports 2014-15 2015-07-07 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
GSCOP retailer reports 2015-16 2016-12-22 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
GSCOP retailer reports 2016-17 2017-08-21 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
GSCOP- Review of retailers’ compliance reports 2013-02-05 British Brands Group Press Releases
House of Lords – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Report Stage, House of Lords 2012-07-13 British Brands Group Submissions
House of Lords – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Second Reading, House of Lords 2012-05-18 British Brands Group Submissions
Hybrids, the heavenly bed and purple ketchup 2004-11-01 David Aaker Brands Lectures
In brands we trust 2009-11-02 Lord Bilimoria Brands Lectures
Independent IP Review – A response from the brand perspective 2011-03-04 British Brands Group & ACG Submissions
IPO – Consultation on reform of UK designs legal framework 2012-10-02 IPO Submissions
IPO – Response to consultation on infringement of registered designs 2011-03-21 British Brands Group Submissions
Launch of new study into people’s trust in brands 2015-10-27 British Brands Group Press Releases
Launch of the Manifesto for Brands 2014-12-12 British Brands Group Press Releases
Local Better Regulation Office – Response on priority regulatory outcomes (misleading parasitic packaging) 2011-05-06 British Brands Group Submissions
Manifesto for Brands 2015 2014-12-01 British Brands Group Brands Group publications
MPs – Plain packaging – a threat to brands 2009-06-04 British Brands Group Submissions
Never mind the quality, feel the personalisation. The future of retailing. 2016-11-15 Alan Giles Brands Lectures
New British Brands Group chairman appointed 2012 2012-02-10 British Brands Group Press Releases
Note of IPO BBG meeting to discuss IPI study on Lookalike Packaging 2013-11-04 Intellectual Property Office Studies & Research
OFT – Response to Annual Plan 2008-09 2008-02-15 British Brands Group Submissions
Packaging in a market economy: The economic and commercial role of packaging communication 2012-06-28 Professor Paul Dobson and Arvind Yadav Brands Group publications
Para-sight: A study of erroneous decision making 2017-07-25 Dr Tim Holmes, Acuity Intelligence Studies & Research
Para-sight: a study of erroneous decision-making 2017-08-15 British Brands Group Press Releases
Parasitic packaging on the rise 2012-04-12 British Brands Group Press Releases
Parliamentarians – Brands – a strong, resilient force behind UK’s productivity, growth and jobs 2014-04-26 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Briefing on copycat packaging and the UCP Directive 2007-08-09 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Briefing- Third Reading and Report Stage, House of Commons 2013-02-25 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance reports 2011-12 2013-02-05 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance reports 2012-13 2014-02-24 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance reports 2013-14 2014-10-20 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Parasitic copying- a briefing on the IP Bill (House of Commons, Second Reading) 2013-06-12 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Parasitic copying- a briefing on the IP Bill (House of Lords, Committee Stage) 2013-06-12 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Plain packaging – a threat to brands 2009-02-20 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – The case for an ombudsman (GSCOP) 2009-01-26 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians -Standardised packaging – what to expect when products look the same 2015-03-09 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – A powerful hidden force in the UK economy – Brands 2012-03-26 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Briefing-GSCOP Ombudsman 2010-03-25 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Committee stage, House of Commons 2012-12-10 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Second Reading, House of Commons 2012-11-13 British Brands Group Submissions
Parliamentarians – Plain packaging- the unforeseen consequences 2012-01-13 British Brands Group & ACG Submissions
Parliamentarians – The role of Government in protecting and promoting IP 2012-03-30 British Brands Group & ACG Submissions
Parliamentary candidates – A manifesto for brands 2010 2010-04-22 British Brands Group Submissions
Peers – Parasitic copying- a briefing on the Consumer Rights Bill (House of Lords, Grand Committee) 2015-10-20 British Brands Group Submissions
Plain packaging – a leap in the dark 2012-04-16 British Brands Group Press Releases
Policy Audiences -GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance report 2014-15 2015-07-10 British Brands Group Submissions
Policy audiences – GSCOP- Summary of retailers’ compliance reports 2010-11 2011-12-12 British Brands Group Submissions
Posh Spice and Persil 2002-11-01 Jeremy Bullmore Brands Lectures
Response to Government on parasitic copying 2015-10-13 British Brands Group Press Releases
Review of IPI study on parasitic copies – lookalikes 2013-07-17 British Brands Group Press Releases
Secretary of State, BERR – Competition Commission remedies for the groceries market 2009-04-07 British Brands Group Submissions
Shoppers spot brands in milliseconds 2012-06-28 British Brands Group Press Releases
Sports marketing: unleashing the passion 2012-11-01 Austin Lally Brands Lectures
Standardised packaging of tobacco products 2013-11-28 British Brands Group Press Releases
Study into impact of similar packaging on consumer behaviour 2009-09-02 Don Edwards and Associates Studies & Research
T&I Select Committee – The work of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) 2007-04-20 British Brands Group Submissions
The hidden power of packaging 2012-06-28 British Brands Group Press Releases
The Lovemarks effect 2006-11-01 Kevin Roberts Brands Lectures
The role of consumer trust in the economics of brands 2015-10-06 Europe Economics Studies & Research
The social contribution of brands 2004-05-01 Steve Hilton, Good Business Brands Group publications
The social value of brands 2007-02-22 Jan Lindemann, Interbrand Brands Group publications
The value of brands 2008-08-12 Westminster Business School Studies & Research
They think it’s all over… 2007-11-02 Martin Glenn Brands Lectures
Throwing new light on confusion 2012-06-28 British Brands Group Press Releases
Unwrapped – The hidden power of packaging 2012-06-28 British Brands Group Studies & Research
Why anti-sweatshop campaigners should be pro-logo 2003-05-01 Steve Hilton, Good Business Brands Group publications
World IP Day 2013 – Brands – a force behind UK exports 2013-04-25 British Brands Group Press Releases
Title ASC
100% Marketing
2012 Brands Lecture published
A force behind the UK’s export-led growth
A guide to brand protection
A hidden force
Access to Brands – AIM study
Accountability is not enough
All Party IP Group – The impact of the Gowers Review
Are brands good for Britain?
BERR – Consumer law regime
BERR – Implementing the Unfair Commercial Practices (UCP) Directive re.copycat packaging
BIS – Parasitic copying- Response to consultation on private enforcement of CPRs
BIS – Response to consultation – A competition regime for growth
BIS – Response to consultation – Empowering and protecting consumers (misleading parasitic packaging)
BIS – Response to consultation on the introduction of a GSCOP ombudsman
BIS and OFT – Briefing- Selective distribution
Brand Briefing: Brands and Brexit
Brand Briefing: Brands and responsible business
Brand Briefing: Getting stung online
Brand Briefing: GSCOP
Brand new: Innovation in a challenging world
Branding for Brexit
Brands – A hidden force in the UK economy
Brands & CEOs
Brands and Consumer Trust summary report
Brands and responsible business
Brands beyond business
Brands for British success
Brands for British success press release
Brands, capital and crises
Brands, innovation and growth
Brands, innovation and growth – PIMS research paper
British Brands Group 20th Anniversary
British Brands Group GSCOP online quiz
Can brands save the world? Let’s hope so
CMA – Tesco Booker Phase 2 Investigation
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to Emerging Thinking
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to Issues Statement
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to Working Paper on Own Label
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to working paper on supply chain practices
Competition Commission – Groceries market investigation – response to working papers on supplier pricing and waterbed effects
Competition Commission – Grocery market research – Are consumer needs being met? (Full report)
Competition Commission – Grocery market research – Are consumer needs being met? (Summary report)
Competition Commission – Market investigation into the supply of groceries in the UK
Competition Commission – Response to GSCOP Order
Competition Commission – Response to GSCOP Order consultation (Phase 2)
Competition Commission – Response to provisional findings
Competition Commission – Response to provisional remedies
Competition Commission – Response to remedies notice
Competition Commission – Response to the introduction of an ombudsman
Consumers, brands and trust: happy bedfellows or a new pyramid of conflict?
Department of Health – Consultation on standardised packaging
Department of Health – Consultation on standardised packaging
Department of Health – Plain packaging
Don’t get stung online
European Commission – Plain packaging
European policymakers – Position paper on the draft Directive on the sale of tobacco products (plain packaging)
Examples of similar packaging 2017
Fair trading with supermarkets
Gowers Review – Consumers, brands and IP in 21st century
Groceries Code Adjudicator – Response to consultation on investigation and enforcement functions
GSCOP retailer reports 2010-11
GSCOP retailer reports 2011-12
GSCOP retailer reports 2012-13
GSCOP retailer reports 2013-14
GSCOP retailer reports 2014-15
GSCOP retailer reports 2015-16
GSCOP retailer reports 2016-17
GSCOP- Review of retailers’ compliance reports
House of Lords – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Report Stage, House of Lords
House of Lords – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Second Reading, House of Lords
Hybrids, the heavenly bed and purple ketchup
In brands we trust
Independent IP Review – A response from the brand perspective
IPO – Consultation on reform of UK designs legal framework
IPO – Response to consultation on infringement of registered designs
Launch of new study into people’s trust in brands
Launch of the Manifesto for Brands
Local Better Regulation Office – Response on priority regulatory outcomes (misleading parasitic packaging)
Manifesto for Brands 2015
MPs – Plain packaging – a threat to brands
Never mind the quality, feel the personalisation. The future of retailing.
New British Brands Group chairman appointed 2012
Note of IPO BBG meeting to discuss IPI study on Lookalike Packaging
OFT – Response to Annual Plan 2008-09
Packaging in a market economy: The economic and commercial role of packaging communication
Para-sight: A study of erroneous decision making
Para-sight: a study of erroneous decision-making
Parasitic packaging on the rise
Parliamentarians – Brands – a strong, resilient force behind UK’s productivity, growth and jobs
Parliamentarians – Briefing on copycat packaging and the UCP Directive
Parliamentarians – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Briefing- Third Reading and Report Stage, House of Commons
Parliamentarians – GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance reports 2011-12
Parliamentarians – GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance reports 2012-13
Parliamentarians – GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance reports 2013-14
Parliamentarians – Parasitic copying- a briefing on the IP Bill (House of Commons, Second Reading)
Parliamentarians – Parasitic copying- a briefing on the IP Bill (House of Lords, Committee Stage)
Parliamentarians – Plain packaging – a threat to brands
Parliamentarians – The case for an ombudsman (GSCOP)
Parliamentarians -Standardised packaging – what to expect when products look the same
Parliamentarians – A powerful hidden force in the UK economy – Brands
Parliamentarians – Briefing-GSCOP Ombudsman
Parliamentarians – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Committee stage, House of Commons
Parliamentarians – Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill – Second Reading, House of Commons
Parliamentarians – Plain packaging- the unforeseen consequences
Parliamentarians – The role of Government in protecting and promoting IP
Parliamentary candidates – A manifesto for brands 2010
Peers – Parasitic copying- a briefing on the Consumer Rights Bill (House of Lords, Grand Committee)
Plain packaging – a leap in the dark
Policy Audiences -GSCOP Summary or retailers’ compliance report 2014-15
Policy audiences – GSCOP- Summary of retailers’ compliance reports 2010-11
Posh Spice and Persil
Response to Government on parasitic copying
Review of IPI study on parasitic copies – lookalikes
Secretary of State, BERR – Competition Commission remedies for the groceries market
Shoppers spot brands in milliseconds
Sports marketing: unleashing the passion
Standardised packaging of tobacco products
Study into impact of similar packaging on consumer behaviour
T&I Select Committee – The work of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT)
The hidden power of packaging
The Lovemarks effect
The role of consumer trust in the economics of brands
The social contribution of brands
The social value of brands
The value of brands
They think it’s all over…
Throwing new light on confusion
Unwrapped – The hidden power of packaging
Why anti-sweatshop campaigners should be pro-logo
World IP Day 2013 – Brands – a force behind UK exports