I am across this chart recently:

Infographic: America's Most Polarizing Brands | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista

This chart can be improved in a number of ways:

  • Actually, take down the brand images, or make the smaller. The different colours and sizes make the chart cluttered
  • It is hard to read what the percentages actually mean
  • The biggest problem is the confusing line up of the data bars
  • The data could be sorted, to create additional structure for the viewer

I replaced the chart with the one below in PowerPoint, using a line graph with big markers instead of the bars.

Screenshot 2017-10-31 09.48.58.png

Ideally, I would have like to flip the chart 90 degrees, but this would require quite a lot of PowerPoint surgery (you can probably do it with a scatter chart somehow). The other option is to construct a highly complicated "waterfall" chart.

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