Want to Compete with Amazon? Focus More on Private Brands

To better combat showrooming, many retailers are increasing their use of private brands. Why, these brands are only available at specific retailers and not for sale at Amazon and other online behemouths. This enables the retailers to stimulate customer loyalty and not have to engage in margin-shrinking price wars.
Click the Forbes’ logo to access a good story by Barbara Thau on private branding as a tool for retailers.

 

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