Hewlett Packard (HP) has been ranked as India’s Most Trusted Technology brand for the second year in a row, in a primary research conducted among 2718 influencer-respondents in 15 cities across India through which 17,000 unique brands were ranked on Trust. The research findings were conducted by Trust Research Advisory (TRA), and published in The Brand Trust Report, India Study, 2012 which lists India’s 1000 Most Trusted Brands. The study is conducted on TRA’s proprietary Trust Matrix and studies 61 ingredients of Trust.
With 43 brand entries among India’s 1,000 Most Trusted Brands, Technology ranks as the fifth Most Trusted Category in India. HP is followed in second place by Dell and Apple follows as India’s third Most Trusted Technology Brand. Overall, this year Hewlett Packard was ranked as the 22nd Most Trusted Brand in India, up one rank from last year.
N. Chandramouli, CEO, Trust Research Advisory, said, “Trust is Business, and when businesses are so dependent on technology, it is important for it to be fully trusted before it gets accepted. For Hewlett Packard, being ranked as India’s Most Trusted Technology Brand for two consecutive years shows the deep relationship that the brand has with its audiences.”
The Brand Trust ReportTM is priced at Rs. 10,000/- and is available in major stores and at the offices of Trust Research Advisory.
About Trust Research Advisory:
Trust Research Advisory (TRA), a part of the Comniscient Group, is a company dedicated to understanding and simplifying concepts related to Trust. TRA was conceived in 2008 to decipher, analyze and measure Brand Trust, to make it universally understood and easily applied. The organization’s focus areas include Research, Publishing, Trust Training, and Licensing. Trust Research Advisory, is committed to bring forth concepts/ideas to bring out “Trust” in all its manifestations that shall redefine Branding, Marketing Communication and the Behavioural Sciences.
About The Brand Trust Report, India Study, 2012:
The Brand Trust Report, India Study, 2012 (ISBN:978-81-920823-1-8), is the result of a primary research based on the proprietary 61-component Trust Matrix. TRA’s Trust Matrix has resulted from several hundred hours of research with sociologists, communication experts and behavioural scientists. This year’s research was conducted among 2718 ‘influencer’ respondents across 15 cities. The study, the most intensive undertaken on Brand Trust across the globe. The study generated nearly 2 million datapoints and 17000 brands and was conducted across 15 cities. Indian Statistical Institute helped create a statistically robust Brand Trust Index which has been used to hierarchically rank India’s brands on the basis of trust. This report is the second in the series initiated in 2011.