Don't sweat negative brand reviews: Why it pays to have thick skin

August 16, 2017 / PriceSpider

The same openness of the internet that makes it such an incredibly powerful way to connect with consumers also makes it a Petri dish for volatility toward your brand. Even if you do everything right, there will always be people who misunderstand your values, use your products incorrectly or just generally have a chip on their shoulder. 

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What brand manufacturers can learn from Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods

August 15, 2017 / PriceSpider

Amazon's bid for total retail domination just got a whole lot more real with its purchase of Whole Foods. 

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How to get an A+ in this year's back-to-school bonanza

August 07, 2017 / PriceSpider

Much to the dismay of young people everywhere, it's time again for the back-to-school season – and brand manufacturers couldn't be happier.

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How to make the most of omnichannel e-commerce tools

July 24, 2017 / PriceSpider

Online shopping isn't the supplement to brick-and-mortar commerce that it once was. If anything, it's the other way around. According to BigCommerce, 51 percent of customers prefer to shop online. Among millennials, that percentage is even higher (67 percent). This focus on e-commerce has opened windows to a wide array of digital customer...

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3 ways your site can support the customer journey

July 17, 2017 / PriceSpider

In 2010, the Harvard Business Review published an article about the idea of "customer journey mapping." The concept was simple in theory: Chart the trajectory from initial customer contact to closing the sale, and tie up any loose ends that could act as barriers along the way. 

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How strong brand compliance translates into a better bottom line

July 06, 2017 / PriceSpider

"Consistency" is arguably the single most important word in a brand manufacturer's vocabulary. To build customer loyalty, products need to be of consistent value, the brand's customer service reputation must be upheld and the brand's image must be uniform across channels.

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How to protect your price policies

June 19, 2017 / PriceSpider

After years spent on product development, marketing outreach and brand cultivation, the last thing a manufacturer wants to hear is that retailers are literally selling that hard work short. But unfortunately, flagrant violations of manufacturers' price policies occur every day.  

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Press Releases

Aaron Weissberger Joins PriceSpider as New VP of Client Success & Operations

June 06, 2017 / PriceSpider

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/06/17 -- PriceSpider -- an industry pioneer in creating advanced retail technology solutions for brand manufacturers and retailers -- is proud to announce its recent hire of Aaron Weissberger as the company's new vice president of client success and operations. With an incredible 30 years of software services...

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3 easy ways to identify MAP violations

May 31, 2017 / PriceSpider

Minimum-advertised price violators are becoming slicker by the day. Their techniques range from withholding prices until checkout or upon request, to advertising sales that significantly undercut MAP pricing. These and other forms of deceit allow authorized and unauthorized sellers to make more sales, but at the cost of possible damage to your...

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How to stop MAP violations in their tracks

May 22, 2017 / PriceSpider

Reseller networks are vital for improving distribution and reaching prospective customers who may otherwise be outside your brand's reach. However, they can also become a hindrance to your company's bottom line if third-party sellers (unauthorized or authorized) of your products violate your Minimum Advertised Price policy. For example,...

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