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The gray market watch industry: what you need to know

Posted by Elise Trecul on Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019

Today's luxury watch collectors have struck luck; luxury watches are now more affordable and easily purchased online. With online discounts of up to 40% on original Swiss-made watches, it's no surprise that the gray market watch business is booming.

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What is gray market and how to protect against it

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019

As the name implies, the gray market isn’t illegal, but it’s not really officially sanctioned by brands, either. In this article, we’ll talk about what it is, the effect it has on brands, and how to protect against it.

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Parallel imports explained

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Wednesday, May 8, 2019

This article examines the gray market issue of parallel importing, the legality of it, and how it impacts the original brand.

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MAP policy, definition and benefits of minimum advertised pricing

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

The expansion of ecommerce has made the already competitive consumer goods market even more cutthroat. This is where Minimum Advertised Pricing (MAP) policies come in. But what is a MAP pricing policy, exactly?

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Managing distributors and agents in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018

Working with agents and distributors in China can be a great way to grow as a company - but there are plenty of potential pitfalls you need to look out for.

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