How to Beat Counterfeits and Police Your Brand

| Kathleen Egan

The risk of brand degradation is nothing new (fake Coach purse, anyone?). But brand degradation against price transparency, access to goods, manufacturing capabilities, dissolving of geographical boundaries and shipping innovations, and you’ll see the risk has increased dramatically. Here is what you should do as brand degradation gets worse.

Merchandising in Multiple Sales Channels

| Steve Weber

In order to maximize sales in all of your channels, yet maintain a consistent brand experience, it is important for multichannel merchants to understand the best ways to develop channel-specific content. Here are several ways to develop channel-specific content for your brand.

Brands: Get in the Game or Get Played

| Mark Smith

Marketers, I’ve got news for you: Consumers are on to us. If it wasn’t bad enough that they’re constantly pulled in opposing directions – moving from device to device and channel to channel with essentially unlimited buying options – they’re now learning to beat us at our own games. brands need to get in the game or risk getting played. Here are five tips to get started.

YouTube Makes Video Channels Shoppable

| Daniela Forte

YouTube is connecting people with products in a new initiative where they can now shop for products while viewing videos on YouTube channels. According to blog post by Google, which owns YouTube, people use the video site for entertainment, learning a new skill, find new information, and shop for products.