The legendary motorbike brand Harley-Davidson teams up with “American Badass” Kid Rock to mark its 110th anniversary, which will be celebrated with a series of events across the globe this year (the brand even received Pope Benedict’s blessing for that). As part of the partnership, the brand has become the title sponsor of Kid Rock’s Rebel Soul tour and has also tapped the musician to co-create a range of limited-edition branded «rebel» merchandise.
The Harley-Davidson brand, which has been associated rather with male brutality than female charm, is launching an initiative dedicated to women. The motorbike manufacturer is inviting us to get a deeper insight into the world of female bikers by reading real stories submitted to the Buzz Wall by women from all around the world, who are telling their riding stories.
2010 was a relatively kind year to the CoreBrand Power Ranking of the top 100 brands, with 51% having improved in Brand Power over the past year, and 58% improving since 2007. The top 10 companies in Brand Power rank are: Coca-Cola, Hershey, Campbell Soup, Johnson & Johnson, Harley-Davidson, Kellogg, Colgate-Palmolive, UPS, Bayer and American Express.
On February 15, Harley Davidson launched a new advertising campaign taglined ‘No Cages’.
After parting with its long-time partner in ad creation Carmichael Lynch agency, the motorbike manufacturer was on the lookout for some really fresh and original ideas for a new campaign, which led them to work with Victors and Spoils, a creative advertising agency that bases its work on crowd-sourcing.