Countering Counterfeit Trade: Illicit Market Insights, Best-Practice Strategies, and Management Toolbox (Hardcover)
Product counterfeiting constitutes one of the most severe problems brand owners and legitimate manufacturers face. This book constitutes a unique combination of in-depth insights into the counterfeit market, best-practice strategies, novel management tools, and product protection technologies. Key benefits are the unbiased analysis of the counterfeit market, the strong focus on assisting practitioners to deal with the challenge, and the high standard of research that supports the presented findings. In the present book, we provide the insights that are required to effectively respond to counterfeit trade. Based on extensive research, we describe the characteristics of counterfeit supply and demand, introduce tools to support monitoring and market surveillance activities, and discuss best-practice strategies to safeguard affected companies and brands.