The book constitutes a unique combination of in-depth insights into the counterfeit market, best-practice strategies, novel management tools, and product protection technologies. It provides both the insights required to develop effective brand and product protection strategies, and the insights that are required to effectively respond to counterfeit trade. 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.
|Publisher:||Springer Berlin Heidelberg|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)|
Table of ContentsKnowing the Enemy – The Mechanisms of Counterfeit Trade.- An Introduction to Counterfeit Markets.- Understanding Counterfeit Supply.- Counterfeit Demand and the Role of the Consumer.- Countermeasures – Best Practices and Strategy Development.- Established Anti-counterfeiting Approaches – Best Practices.- Implementing Anti-counterfeiting Measures.- Management Tools – Towards a Fact-based Managerial Approach.- Determining the Market Share of Counterfeit Articles.- Implications for Affected Enterprises.- Product-protection Technologies.- Principles of Product Security Features.- The Potential of RFID for Brand- and Product-protection.- Managerial Guidelines and Conclusions.- Guidelines.- Concluding Remarks.