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Marketing is not a battle of products--it's a battle of perceptions.

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Campbell's Soup is No. 1 in the United States, but not in the United Kingdom; Heinz Soup is No. 1 in the United Kingdom, but not in the United States. What that boils down to is the fact that packaging, design and image are just as important as delivering a quality product. And that's why marketing and advertising campaigns can make or break a product regardless of its quality. It's perception, not product.

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