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Multi-Week to Multi-Month Aggressive Channel Compliance Cleanup

Unauthorized Seller Disruption and Channel Compliance Enforcement

Distribution Strategy


Continued Channel Maintenance

Learning and Development Programs

“Companies must treat their brand reputational value like any other asset. They should manage it just the way they manage real property and equipment.”

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Learn how to build and protect your brand online with the help of the
world’s leading brand protection and marketplace consultancy.

“The go-to team for anti-fraud, Amazon and anti-counterfeit compliance.” - Apple

“The go-to team for anti-fraud, Amazon and anti-counterfeit compliance.”
- Apple

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I’ve known Dave for several years and have found him to be extremely competent in working with others. He brings an uncommon energy and dedication to his work and working relationship with others. His customers have been very loyal to him and he has been very facile in initiating and fostering strong customer relationships.

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Strategic Consulting

We  are a full-service online brand protection and marketplace channel management strategy and consulting agency.

For the past 18 years, Howell and Associates has been a leading voice on and an expert at resolving issues related to:

  • Product quality,
  • Anti-counterfeiting,
  • Unauthorized Amazon sellers,
  • Investigation of 3P sellers and product buys,
  • Online reputation brand management,
  • Intellectual property protection,
  • Trademark/corporate domain name management, and
  • Safeguarding brands against risks and threats.
Our experience, particularly dealing with Amazon, is second to none. We have helped to protect and grow the brands online of more than 350 of the Fortune 500. Find out for yourself why we’re uniquely qualified to help you do the same.
To learn more, email us at [email protected]


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Public & Private Events

July 17 - 18, 2019

Marketplace Symposium

Howell & Associates is bringing together eCommerce, policy, and strategy experts for a live two-day panel and hands-on educational workshop.

The symposium will teach brands how to take back control of pricing and distribution in today’s marketplaces.

To create a meaningful educational experience, attendance at this event will be limited to 50 seats and is INVITATION ONLY.

There is no cost for brands and manufacturers to attend this event but registration must be completed in advance at

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July 17 - 18, 2019

January 8 - January 11

2019 International CES

Las Vegas NV


January 8 - January 11

January 24 - 27, 2019

The NAMM Show

January 24 - 27, 2019

January 29, 2019 - January 30, 2019

21st Annual Anti Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit

January 29, 2019 - January 30, 2019

January 30th - February 1st, 2019

Outdoor Retailer

January 30th - February 1st, 2019

Testimonials & Recommendations

Allan Merrell


My day to day work requires me to be on top of business affairs worldwide. This is where the offices of Shuster & Shuster help me out.

Jeseno Soto


David’s expertise in online brand protection and his established relationships with online market sites has given us the opportunity to identify ways to ensure quality product is being distributed to consumers through proper distribution channels.

Darrell Weaver


...always yielded the results I needed; and, for the nature of the financial decisions we needed to make, David's insights saved us months of research, time and above all, considerable money.

Tom Mersch

David's ability to see through the "white noise" of the Internet to identify the real problems and provide solutions has proved invaluable to our mutual efforts to protect a clients intellectual property online.

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EPISODE PREVIEW: Today’s show is the first in a two-part series on the Channel Mastery podcast, presented by Verde Brand Communications, where we explore the impact Amazon third-party (3P) sellers have on the business of outdoor specialty retailers and brands. Thank you to, the sponsor of this special two-part series of…

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In this episode of PriceSpider’s podcast, E-Commerce Connected,  our global sales executive Anthony Capozzoli sat down with David G. Howell, founder of David G. Howell and Associates, a full-service online brand protection and marketplace channel management strategy consulting agency, to discuss how brands can uncover the identities of unauthorized third-party sellers.…

“What’s the best way to manage a successful MAP program and protect my brand on Amazon”

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