The legislation that means brands must adopt secure product authentication

New legislation in both the U.S. and E.U focused on extended producer responsibility is demanding brands find solutions to better trace, authenticate and regenerate their products, as well as fighting counterfeit products made in their name. Connected products with secure digital product IDs are becoming an indispensable solution for brands to ensure they are compliant with...
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How building trust drives sales

Why building trust should be a key pillar of your brand strategy One of the most popular features of connected products is product authentication. It is a powerful tool that enhances sales conversion rates, boosts desirability, and increases product value. The Brand Asset Valuator (BAV) framework, widely adopted throughout the brand marketing industry, identifies...
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BAV - Brand Asset Value tool

BAV stands for Brand Asset Valuator and refers to a brand equity model used to assess and measure the strength and value of a brand. Providing insights into how consumers perceive and relate to a brand, it helps companies understand their brand's positioning in the market. What is the Brand Asset Valuator? The Brand...
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8 major risks you face if your Digital ID is not secure

As brands adopt digital IDs and product passports to support traceability, consumer engagement and sustainability strategies, it’s essential to put in place measures to ensure their security. Simply because a product’s ID is digital and unique to each individual product doesn’t mean that it’s secure and its ID can be robustly authenticated. The pitfalls...
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The rise of the super-fake

How solutions designed to counter the problem of fakes can actually make the problem worse? As brands adopt Digital Product IDs to support their brand protection, sustainability, traceability and engagement strategies, underestimating the importance of security can actually lead to damaging consequences that can lead to an increased risk of counterfeiting. The new symbols of trust...
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8 ways brands are using product authentication to boost their business

Secure digital IDs on products provide businesses with the ability to authenticate products with confidence. This capability offers significant benefits to businesses that extend beyond building consumer trust. Authentication can be used to improve operations, products, and services. Here are eight examples of how businesses are utilising authentication. Successful implementations of product authentication Consumer...
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The characteristics of a secure Digital Product Identity

The essential features that Connected Products and Digital Product Passports can’t go without As brands adopt digital IDs and product passports to support their traceability, consumer engagement and sustainability strategies, it is essential that they also put in place measures to ensure their security. Simply because a product’s ID is digital and unique to...
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How connected products are changing the perception of what is genuine

Consumers are increasingly more concerned about wanting to buy authentic products. As increasing numbers of brands adopt digital IDs and markers to offer authentication services to their consumers, connected product technology is changing the consumer's perception of what’s genuine and what are the new symbols of authenticity. Decoding authenticity in the era of connected products In the...
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The importance of being able to distinguish genuine products from fakes

Being able to distinguish real products from fakes is key to safeguarding trust and increasing value in the fashion industry. Key highlights: Counterfeits: The give-a-way signs  The counterfeit business is estimated to be worth $600 billion worldwide Discover how damage goes beyond brands and affects people and the planet Solutions to prevent counterfeiting can also be used to drive business...
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What's the difference between sustainable fashion and eco fashion?

The green transition is one of the greatest challenges of the century. What is the fashion industry's role in innovation for sustainability and ecology? The green transition and sustainability in the fashion industry When it comes to green transition, we all know we’re addressing one of the greatest challenges of this century in order...
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