Tag: Sales

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November 12, 2020

Gated on Amazon Luxury Beauty? Beware Unauthorized Sellers on Other Marketplaces

High-end beauty brands may currently enjoy the benefit of brand gating in Amazon’s Luxury Beauty category, meaning that unauthorized sellers are prohibited from offering on applicable product ASINs. Obviously, for eligible brands, this is a significant benefit – allowing them to effectively ...
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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 23, 2020

An Insider’s Look: Best Practices and Strategies for Today’s Pharmaceutical Companies to Protect and Grow Brand Equity In the Amazon Age

The rapid growth of eCommerce in the pharmaceutical industry is a trend that cannot be ignored. Online marketplaces have substantially changed the way consumers purchase pharmaceuticals, with many foregoing traditional brick-and-mortar retailers in favor of online shopping. The growth and ...
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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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October 6, 2020

Three Common Unauthorized Seller Enforcement Tactics That Don’t Work

There continues to be confusion about which enforcement tactics are effective against unauthorized online sellers. Brands often mistakenly believe that these three tactics will allow them to gain control over unauthorized sellers (they will not): MAP policy enforcement; ...
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September 30, 2020

4 Ways In Which Online Sales Control Can Drive Increased Business Value For Your Brand

As Amazon and other online marketplaces continue to grow and expand, brands are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of ensuring that sales of their products are made in the right channels by the right channel partners. Given the online marketplace model, the ability to assert online ...
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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 22, 2020

How Brands and Manufacturers Can Thrive in the Age of Marketplaces

Brands and manufacturers that typically sell through wholesale channels are facing seismic shifts due to the transparency around goods online and the growing prevalence of eCommerce marketplaces around the world. Whitney Gibson of Vorys eControl will join the team at Forrester Research for this ...