The Present Conundrum
and the Path Forward
Channel partners continue to struggle with Special Pricing Authorizations (SPAs) despite efforts to reduce their frequency, streamline the process, and create uniform standards. This report aims to take a look at the fundamental issues that still impede this process and facilitate a dialogue between supply partners on these concerns.
Based on input from a number of NAED manufacturer and distributor partners, and the extensive experience of ICRG, the report will provide actionable recommendations regarding the SPA process related to these three questions:
- What are the fundamental market forces that drive the propagation of SPAs?
- What are the realistic prospects for improving the SPAs process?
- What are some potential alternatives to using SPAs?
Primary Subject Area: Channel Matters
Prepared by: Indian River Consulting Group
Member Price: Free
Non-member Price: $349.00