Some dotBrand new gTLD owners have not found what to do with their Top-Level Domains. For this reason - and also because it cost them $25,000 a year in ICANN taxes, they are withdrawing their application. The .BRAND TLD concerned are:
I am a new gTLD Consultant based in Paris. "New gTLD" stands for "new generic Top-Level Domains" from the ICANN new gTLD program. They are new domain name extensions such as ".consulting" (instead of ".com").