5 Tips to Track Down Unauthorized 3P Ecommerce Sellers

ANTHONY CAPOZZOLI | May 10, 2019

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Are unauthorized third-party sellers a big deal? If you want to protect the integrity of your brand – not to mention your margins – the answer is yes. In the era of online reviews and SEO, the impact of unauthorized ecommerce sellers ranges from lost revenue to damaged relationships with authorized sellers to questionable brand integrity. But how do you take action on this problem? The first step is collecting the basic facts about these ecommerce sellers: Who they are, what they’re doing and where they are operating. In short, brand manufacturers first need to figure out who the seller is and how to reach them. Of course, this isn’t always a simple task. Here are some helpful tactics for starting a search of this kind.

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