Tag: Operations

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March 30, 2022

Breaking Up With Channel Partners Is Hard to Do

Breakups are hard. We often get asked "how do I tell my good channel partners that they're no longer authorized to sell my products on Amazon?" This is a breakup conversation we've navigated many times. Here's a few helpful tips: (1) Advance notice - likely the sooner the better, so they have ...
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March 11, 2022

Amazon Announces 3P Fee Increase - What does that mean for brands?

Amazon announced that on April 28, 2022 they will be increasing the fee charged to third-party merchants using its fulfillment services by 5%. What does this mean for brands that are considering 1P vs 3P strategy for distribution. We asked one of our experienced Vorys eControl Partners - ...
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January 26, 2022

Controlling Amazon Sales In Europe: Key Similarities and Differences Between Your US and European eControl Programs

eControl Across the Pond So you want an online sales control program for your #brand in Europe? A common question we get at Vorys eControl is “can I do eControl in Europe?” The short answer is “yes, you can achieve similar results; the path is just a bit different in Europe given the ...
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April 21, 2021

Four Pillars of Online Sales Control

A brand’s ability to control its online sales is critical to its ability to maximize profitable eCommerce channel growth, preserve brand equity and prevent damaging channel conflict with its brick-and-mortar business. Brands of all types continue to struggle with how to best achieve the ...
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February 3, 2021

Why Control Is A Key Component of Your 1P Amazon Strategy

Amazon is an increasingly important sales channel for brands, with many brands approaching the channel vis-à-vis a 1P model. Brands naturally spend a great deal of time deciding their assortment on the platform, their search and marketing strategies, as well as on optimizing their product ...
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January 27, 2021

Selling 3P on Amazon? Control Is Key To Optimum Growth

Many brands have implemented a 3P strategy on Amazon, wanting to take a more active role in their destinies. Importantly, however, better outcomes do not come simply by moving to 3P, and a brand’s ability to assert necessary sales control is a key component of ultimate commercial success. ...
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January 20, 2021

eCommerce Litigation – Frequently Seen Disputes & Strategies For Addressing Them

UPDATE: This webinar has already taken place. The meteroic growth of eCommerce has resulted in a rapid increase in litigation of claims arising from the online sales channel. Vorys has worked with over 500 brands and manufacturers on eCommerce- related issues and has litigated more ...
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December 14, 2020

Online Sales Control In Europe

European manufacturers and brands are grappling with how best to maintain lawful control over their sales in the age of Amazon. Business as usual is no longer a viable option for companies concerned about their long-term brand value – the massive disruption of distribution strategies caused ...
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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 ...