WSJ has a good read on the resurgence of brick-and-mortar stores and their importance in the holistic sales strategy of product companies. Retail stores now have improved economics and a lower risk profile given better pricing and flexible lease terms from landlords.
For brands seeking entry into the U.S. market, the highest degree of success with the lowest risk is found through partnering with established companies in the U.S. Brands need to understand their own facets and requirements to forge the right partnership here. In the previous article, we talked about the paths and partnerships that brandsContinue reading “Entry into the U.S. Market: To Find the Right Partner, you must First be the Right Partner”
Established brands, even those that have successfully expanded into other international markets, must understand the vagaries of the U.S. market before committing to enter. The U.S. market is like no other: retailers buy and sell differently, and logistics operators work on unique metrics. Importantly, consumer behavior is impacted by comparable products, ease of shopping, andContinue reading “Entry into the U.S. Market: Enter with Escape Velocity in Mind”
Garden Glory is a high-end Scandinavian home décor and outdoor brand with a collection of whimsical garden tools and accessories that inspire the imagination and the eye. Beautiful and durable, the majority of products are manufactured in Sweden with the highest quality materials. The stand-out piece this season is the ROOT Christmas Tree Stand. Available in solidContinue reading “Garden Glory x BrandMX”
What Brands to Need to Know to Enter and Establish in the Americas, Part 3 Brands entering the American market typically prioritize sales and marketing, allocating significant investments in time, energy, and resources to these efforts. An often overlooked, perhaps less exciting, but equally—if not more—important aspect of market expansion is the establishment and maintenanceContinue reading “Mind the Gap: Warehousing, Logistics, and Administrative Functions”
What Brands to Need to Know to Enter and Establish in the Americas, Part 2 Omni-Channel across retail and wholesale is the required approach for brands to maximize reach in the American market. Each channel complements the other, and collectively causes a “halo effect” that increases overall sales. International brands seeking entry into the sizableContinue reading “Mind the Gap: Omni-Channel Selling, Brand-building and Marketing”