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Mastering MAP Policies: Effective Strategies to Prevent Minimum Advertised Price Violations

Mastering MAP Policies Effective Strategies to Prevent Minimum Advertised Price Violations

The Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) is the lowest price at which a reseller can advertise a product. Manufacturers must be cautious as Resale Price Maintenance (RPM) could be illegal if overly restrictive. While manufacturers can’t dictate reseller prices, it’s common for resellers to follow a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) or Recommended Retail Price.   […]

Unlocking Success: Strategic Approaches for MAP Policy Compliance and Price Integrity

Unlocking Success Strategic Approaches for MAP Policy Compliance and Price Integrity 1

The Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) serves as a benchmark, setting the lowest price at which resellers can advertise a product. However, it’s important to note that Resale Price Maintenance (RPM) imposed by manufacturers could potentially breach legal boundaries if coupled with stringent restrictions. While manufacturers cannot directly dictate reseller prices, it’s common for resellers to […]

Essential Guidelines to Avoid Pitfalls When Establishing MAP Price Levels

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Establishing your MAP levels, which represent the lowest prices at which resellers can advertise your products, requires a delicate balance. It relies on up-to-date information about the market, competitors, margins, and the resale channel itself. Failing to strike the right balance can have consequences for both your retail partners and brand perception.     Setting […]