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Maximizing Profits on Online Marketplaces Without Losing Control of Pricing, Damaging Your Brand

eCommerce continues to grow in the United States. Among the contributing factors are third-party online marketplaces. Stop Unauthorized Sales on Online Marketplaces. There are many statistics that show just how big eCommerce is in this country. For example, U.S. eCommerce sales totaled more than $101 billion in the third quarter...

How to Identify Anonymous Unauthorized Marketplace Sellers

According to a Nov. 3 Business Insider report, U.S. consumers are expected to spend an estimated $385 billion online this calendar year. While this generally sounds great for companies engaging in e-commerce, many companies are being harmed by countless anonymous unauthorized sellers. Bad actors online can cause a host of problems.  This includes,...

Three-Step Approach to Stopping Unauthorized Online Sales on eBay

Unauthorized sales on eBay and other third-party websites are significantly impacting many businesses. To overcome this problem, we recommend a three-step approach to addressing these unauthorized sellers as follows, with more details listed below: First, a company should revise its policies, procedures and agreements. The goal is to be able to: 1) establish potential legal...

Gaining a Competitive Advantage by Stopping Unauthorized Internet Sellers

E-commerce sales continue to increase. In fact, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce in early 2015, online retail sales in the United States totaled nearly $305 billion. This marked an increase of more than 15 percent since 2013. Unfortunately some of this growth is occurring because...

Combating Unauthorized Sales: How to Deal With Unauthorized Resellers

Companies often struggle with how much time and effort to put into curbing unauthorized sales.  For some, the problem seems so widespread that the fight can seem fruitless.  After all, selling products online is easy and most websites offering third-party sales are easy to use. But does this mean a company should throw...