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Building financial brands: the Russian way

Clive Woodger (SCG London, London, UK)

International Journal of Bank Marketing

ISSN: 0265-2323

Article publication date: 13 June 2008



The purpose of this article is to report on home‐grown methods to build financial brands the Russian way.


This is a viewpoint article based on the author's experiences of working with leading Russian banks as the managing director of SCG London, international strategic branding consultancy.


The increasingly competitive – and crowded – Russian retail banking market has led to a growing awareness of the importance of branding in helping domestic banks distinguish themselves.


This article is of value to bank marketers wanting a brief overview and introduction to bank marketing and branding in Russia.



Woodger, C. (2008), "Building financial brands: the Russian way", International Journal of Bank Marketing, Vol. 26 No. 4, pp. 275-280.



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