Tag: Operations

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November 10, 2020

Selective Distribution: Tactical Implementation and Business Benefits Webinar

Manufacturers and brands operating in Europe are grappling with how to maintain a degree of control over online sales in the age of Amazon and other third party marketplaces without encountering competition law issues. Business as usual is no longer a viable option for companies concerned about ...
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October 28, 2020

Selective Distribution in Europe: A Practical Guide For Brand Leaders

Manufacturers and brands operating in Europe are grappling with how best to maintain lawful control over their destinies in the age of Amazon and other online marketplaces. Business as usual is no longer a viable option for companies concerned about their long-term brand value – the massive ...
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October 19, 2020

Key Selective Distribution Implementation Considerations

There are several important considerations brands have when implementing selective distribution in Europe. Having clarity on the impact of these considerations on your business should be a key initial focus of your selective distribution journey: EXISTING DISTRIBUTION MODEL AND RELATIONSHIPS ...
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October 14, 2020

4 Key Benefits of Selective Distribution in Europe

Selective distribution affords brands the ability to ensure that only qualified, invested resellers are able to sell their products in Europe. This, in turn, enables brands to mitigate online marketplace disruption of their established sales channels, and further provides the means by which ...
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September 23, 2020

5 Common Reasons MAP Programs Fail

Many U.S. brands look first to minimum advertised price (“MAP”) policies in an effort to assert control over their online sales channels and protect brand equity. It is our experience that – with very few exceptions – brands that rely solely on MAP policies and associated monitoring ...
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September 21, 2020

An Insider’s Look: Brand Protection and Growth Strategies for Hardware and Home Products Companies in the eCommerce Age

UPDATE: This webinar has already taken place. Click here to view the recording. The one thing certain amidst rampant uncertainty is digital disruption of the hardware and home products industry. Online marketplaces have dramatically disrupted the way people shop, changing traditional retail ...
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September 16, 2020

Brands: Want to do Better Business with Your Brick-and-Mortar Channels? Take Control of Your Online Marketplace Sales

Brick-and-mortar channels are under immense pressure. The exponential growth of Amazon and other online marketplaces has upended traditional distribution models, with virtually no product category insulated from online disruption. This paradigm shift has brought waves of conflict between ...
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September 8, 2020

eCommerce and Beyond: How eControl Drives Improved KPIs for Multiple Cross Functional Leaders Across Your Entire Business

As discussed in our last post, companies that are most successful in achieving online sales control and stopping unauthorized marketplace sellers will have strategically involved and aligned eCommerce, sales, legal and executive leadership with their eControl initiatives. Cross functional ...
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September 2, 2020

Working Towards Greater Control Over Online Sales? Involve These 4 Functional Leaders

More and more companies every day are realizing that they must proactively work to better control their online sales channels and stop unauthorized sales. Often, companies designate a single person or small team within their eCommerce department to try to “fix” this problem. However, as we ...
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August 25, 2020

5 Common Root Causes of Uncontrolled Online Sales

Many companies will discover that a particular business practice is creating the economic environment that facilitates their product diversion and unauthorized online selling issues. In these instances, companies must weigh the economic and relational impacts of changing a particular practice ...