Baskin Robbins

In: Business and Management

Submitted By mihir91
Words 2045
Pages 9
Baskin-Robbins is a global chain of ice cream by Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins founded in 1953, through the merger of its ice cream parlour in Glendale, California. He claims it is the world's largest chain of specialty ice cream shops, with more than 5,800 locations, 2800 located in the United States Baskin-Robbins sells ice cream in over 30 countries. The company is in Canton, Massachusetts, USA.Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlours started as separate companies, Burt Baskin and Irv Robbins; Burt owned ice cream parlour and Snowbird Ice Cream. Snowbird Ice Cream featured 21 flavours, a new concept at the time. If companies were consolidated in 1953, this concept grew 31 flavours. Baskin-Robbins is known for its "31 flavours" slogan which is presented in the logo, pink. The idea, as many came from the advertising agency Carson-Roberts (later Ogilvy & Mather) in 1953 under the motto "Count the Flavours, Where flavour counts." It was also more than 28 flavours, so famous in the Howard Johnson restaurants. In addition, the number 31 was chosen for a client can have a different flavour every day of every month. Burt and Irv also believed that people should be able to sample flavours until they found one they wanted to buy hence the iconic small pink spoon.
Baskin-Robbins, which opened its first store in China in 1993 in Beijing, competing with rivals such as rising Dairy Queen ice cream, Haagen-Dazs,TCBY,Taiwan ice town,sprinkle,romana,new Zealand icecream,tiamo,yogen fruz etc, whose shops emerged outside the - fashion canters, and grocery stores in the recent months. This name lacked memorability, differentiation and relevance consumers. As Chinese company has ambitious growth plans in China, he asked to say Inter-brand a new Chinese name and logo creation, what does a Baskin-Robbins ice cream in the world preferred company brands. The studied buying behaviour consumer…...