Dell leads in Technology, American Express in Credit Cards and KFC in Retail
The Brand Trust Report, the sixth in its series, is the result of a comprehensive primary research conducted on the proprietary 61-Attribute Trust Matrix of TRA. This year’s study involved 18000 hours of fieldwork covering 2500 consumer-influencers across 16 cities in India and generated 6 million datapoints and 20,000 unique brands from which the top 1000 brands have been listed in this year’s report. The 200 page, hardbound report is available for Rs. 14000/-.
N. Chandramouli, CEO, TRA, said on the occasion of the report’s launch, “Samsung Mobiles is India’s Most Trusted Brand of 2016 as a result of its constant efforts in bringing consumer value through conscious pricing, great quality and exquisite designs. Samsung Mobiles’ strategy of focusing on the core intangibles of its brand is evident from its climb to leadership in BTR 2016. Trust is the sole connector between a brand and a consumer and it is important for every brand to analyze its Trust Quotient very closely.”
Among India’s 1000 Most Trusted brands, 267 categories were listed. The categories with the maximum brands were Food & Beverage represented by 152 brands, FMCG represented by 128 brands, Automobile represented by 72 brands and Personal Accessories represented by 52 brands.
“Some of the important category leaders in Trust are ICICI (BFSI), Oxford (Education), Bharatgas (Energy), Dove (FMCG), Pepsi (F&B), Dabur (Healthcare), Google (Internet), Prestige (Kitchencare), Birla Cement (Manufacturing), Puma (Personal Accessories), Amitabh Bachchan (Personalities), KFC (Retail), Airtel (Telecom) and SpiceJet (Transportation).”, Chandramouli added.