The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discusses topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Austin discusses two surprising companies with the best possible asset: brand strength. While these companies may come as a shock to many investors, if properly leveraged they can reward investors for years to come.

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