Benetton Essays

  • Coca Cola v. Benetton

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    This essay is an analysis of two advertising posters, one of being a modern piece of media, the other being aimed at the previous generation. I will be reviewing posters from Coca Cola and Benetton, the latter being the modern piece of media in this comparison. Firstly, I think it is important to highlight the background of the corporations. Coca Cola is a household brand name that is the world's biggest soft drink company. As well as the flagship drink, forms of merchandise such as posters, clocks

  • Benetton

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    Founded by the Benetton family in the 1960s, Benetton is one of the largest garment retailers, with stores which bear its name located in almost all parts of the world.. It could be interesting to analyse the technical development of such an important company going through the different theories of technology. Concerning the technological approach to the activity that Benetton carries on inside its group, the Company adopted a not fully integrated system: not all the activities, namely the technologies

  • The Benetton Group Case Study

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    The Benetton Group Case Study The Controversy Continues Problem Identification Benetton, the world famous clothing producer, once again dives into social issues that the United States may not be ready for. The Italy based group is well known for their shocking world issue advertisements that only bear the company logo. In fact, Benetton’s advertisements traditionally do not feature the clothes it sells; only the issues play the lead role. After years of controversy over ads such as AIDS, war

  • Marketing and Ethics (United Colors of Benetton)

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    United Colors of Benetton continues to face the challenge of effectively marketing clothes across racial, cultural, and religious borders. Renowned for using social issued-themed pictures to promote its brand, Benetton has strayed from traditional marketing techniques to provide customers with an idea of the many issues that plaque societies from continent to continent. This unique approach has been met with extreme emotions, and people have both praised and damned the Benetton advertisements. Although

  • Benetton - History and Present Structure

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    Benetton - History and Present Structure When Luciano and Giuliana Benetton, both grown up under the harsh conditions of war and post war Italy, founded Benetton group in 1965, they probably did never dream that one day their company would among the most famous in the fashion industry. Yet, 34 years later, Benetton is present in 120 countries and Edizione Holding, the holding company of the family is now making a yearly turnover of XXX billion Lira[1]. Not at least due to their controversial

  • Controversial Advertising

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    firstly is necessary to formulate a working-definition of subversion, a notion that has been used in very different senses, before two example-cases of controversial advertising can be investigated. The integration of ad-alien contents within the Benetton-campaign then will be analysed as a form of aesthetic subversion to subsequently question exactly the image’s ad-alien and supposed subversive form and content. Thus, it will be shown that Benetton’s subversive potentials are overshadowed by their

  • Benetton Case Study

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    for their brand, product or service. Benetton is clothing company founded in 1965. In the space of 50 years they grown to be a global brand with 10,000 employees working in 120 countries through 6,000 stores. Since opening business in 1965 Benetton has marketed very loud and brash and has gone against the normality of marketing and has made its own sense of marketing, challenging people views and affecting them and

  • Analysis on Benetton’s Advertisements

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    distress to the ones affected by the disturbing images of which the company wishes to illustrate? Well whether you were for or against it, Benetton Clothing Company portrayed troubling images, which were hated by few and later praised by many. The main objective of an ad is to promote the purpose of what the company desires to do. I will be looking at three Benetton adverts for which I intend to analyse. The quote above identifies a critical change that our society is currently in the midst of

  • Analysis Of 'United Colors Of Benetton'

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    In ‘Hearts’ (1996) the problem of racism is addressed through similarities in the hearts but the differences in description; Benetton suggests that although people might be labelled as different, our hearts are the same. Together with their slogan, ‘United Colors of Benetton’, this suggests the uniting of people or colour, instead of segregating them. Overall Benetton creates a clear and simple message for its audience; equality instead of racism. Although the purpose of this advertisement is to

  • Using Semiotic Analysis to Decode Images

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    Research, 31(1), 45-63. doi: 10.1080/02500167.2011.649042. Tinic, S. A., (1997). United colors and untied meanings: Benetton and the commodification of social issues. Journal of Communication, 47(3), 3-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.1997.tb02714.x. Van Leeuwin, T., & Jewitt, C., (Eds.). (2004). The handbook of Visual Analysis. London, England: SAGE Publications Ltd. United Colors of Benetton “Ebony & Ivory” Advertisement (1982).

  • Benetton Group's Sustainability and Ethical Controversies

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    According to Benetton Group S.A., the company processes raw materials in a clean and ethical manner . Also , the company is being put in a continuous effort to reduce the levels of water and energy waste . By implementing a safety control plan , the company performs tests on its products and prohibits its suppliers from using harmful substances when processing materials by providing them with a list of 200 hazardous materials. One of the most negative issues that surround Benetton’s past was

  • Why we go shopping?

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    meanings, hedonic responses, and aesthetic criteria”. (Holbrook and Hirschman, 1982). The first part of this paper will analyze the different definitions of consumption, especially focus on experiential consumption. The other part will show how the Benetton Group architect and develop their brand portfolio through experiential marketing theory. 2. What does consumption focus? Consumption is an action of using up a resource to consumer. However, there are different views on why consumer use up. In order

  • Racial in Advertising Campaigns

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    .. ... middle of paper ... ...mpany really care about the society issue. Although our results suggest the both side of racial issue exist in advertisements, it is worth noting the limitations through this process. Firstly, Our study focus on Benetton 20th century campaigns, which has a long time before, the effect from twenty years ago to now is different. Secondly, the respondents of probe and case study are in various ages, income levels, genders, and races, but we did not take this into consideration


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    Conclusions In conclusion the Internet has played a pivotal role in transforming industry value systems. It has affected some areas in more ways than others. Logistics and operations have been completely transformed in coordination with globalisation while marketing and sales has found new audiences the world over. With technology constantly evolving, supply chain management is changing with it and (with the Internet linking them together) industry value systems are becoming more and more efficient

  • The Shocking Content of Advertisements

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    kind of ads and what product they ads. When you see something that is not very common in the ads, disturb pictures or words, or ads that you never see anything like that before in United States. For instance, famous Italian clothes company named Benetton posted ads of real death-row inmates, real AIDS patent on his deathbed, and black woman breast-feeds a white child. It’s real picture of people who are on way to their death and we do not see any image like that in our normal daily life. The shocking

  • Patricia Williams Discrimination Essay

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    an employee at a Benetton in New York because of her skin color. She was told the store was closed at 1:00pm while there were still others in the store. Williams created a poster about her rage and posted outside Benetton when it was truly closed. She attempted to write a story but her race, rage, and the stores name was edited out of her paper. Williams convinced them to put her race back into her story, she then spoke at a convention and talked about her experience at Benetton and the struggles

  • All Advertising Should Be Banned

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    hand and a femur bone in the other is used to sell jumpers to the worldwide public; is this again exploitation or just effective advertising? Both of these are, however, effective if a person remembers this company’s name, United Colours of Benetton, but at the same time it can be argued are exploitation. Whether for a good or ghoulish reason the company has used successful advertising. This is a widely debated area: where to draw the line in advertising or whether to ban it all. The

  • Zara

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    and accessories to three different segments of its target market– the largest being Women’s accounting for 60% of sales and the other two being Men’s and the fast-growing Children’s segment. Multinational clothing retailers such as H&M, Gap, and Benetton are its competitive rivals. Keeping this in mind, the consistent success of Zara in the ever-... ... middle of paper ... ...cause its Distribution Centers are not configured for handling and shipping small orders. Moreover, Zara understands that

  • What Is Las Vegas Shopping Malls

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    Las Vegas Shopping Malls - A Satisfaction and Enjoyable Las Vegas is popular not just for its fantastic gambling establishments, hotels and resorts however for its shopping center also. Among the most well-known shopping malls and Las Vegas Attractions in the city is the Fashion Show Mall. It lies on the Las Vegas Strip and it is among the world's biggest confined shopping centers. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday there are complimentary for the buyers fashion reveals in the shopping mall. It has

  • Fashion Only Exists In Representation Essay

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    Arthur Winters and Peggy Winters who have studied fashion brands in the book, What works in fashion advertising, believe that brands like Benetton talks about social issues that concern their target segment through their advertising (1996, p.45). Another Sisley ad, which revolves around the same theme of addiction, drugs and alcohol, is a good example of semiotics in advertisement. Figure 2