Milestone Hires Fired Exacq Rep Firm

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 20, 2015

The battle between Exacq and Milestone in the US is heating up.

Less than 2 months ago, Exacq fired many of their long-time rep firms.

And just 4 months ago, Milestone terminated their US reps, declaring direct relationships were best for the 'open platform'.

Now, Milestone has reversed course, hiring one of the biggest rep firms. In this note, we break down the situation and examine how it impacts the match-up between Exacq and Milestone.

*** ****** ******* ***** *** ********* ** *** ** ** heating **.

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***, ********* *** ******** ******, ****** *** ** *** ******* rep *****. ** **** ****, ** ***** **** *** ********* and ******* *** ** ******* *** *****-** ******* ***** *** Milestone.

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Exacq *****

**** *** *********** *** ************ ** *****, ******* **** ******** ****** / ******** '********', *** ******** *** ****** ** *** *****.

** **** ** ****, ***** ***** *** ** ***** ******* running *** ******* ****,******, ** *** ** **** *****, ********* **** **** *** AD *** ****,******.

Milestone *****

************, ********* *** *** **** *** *****. ** *** ********* of ****,********* ******* ** *** *** *****. ** *** *** ** ****,********* ********** ***** ** *** *****, *********** **** *********** **** ****** **** ***** ** *** '**** platform'.

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Competitive ******

**** *** **** ****** ********* *** *********.

********* ***** ** ****** *** ********* ***** ** ** ********** that ******** **** ** ****** ** **** ** *** ***-****** and ** **** *********** *******. *****'* ******** ********* ************ ** their ********* ***** **** **** **** **** **** ******* ******* manufacturer ****.

** *** *** ** *****'* ******* ****** *** ***** ** quite ************ ***** ****** *** *************, *********** *** **** ********* ** local ******* *** ******* *** **********.

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**** ******** ** ***, **** **** **** ********** *** ********** for ********* ** ******* ** ***** *** ******** *****. *** by ******* ******, **** / ***** *** **** ** * lot ****** *** ********* ** **** ********** ******* ****.

*******, ** ******** ** **** ***** ****** ***** ** **** up ***** **** ** **** ***** ****.

Comments (18)

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*** ******** ** *** ***** ******** ***** ***** (******* + rep ****) **** **** *** * **** *-* *****:

*) ******* **** ***** ******* ************- *** *** **** ********* has ******** ******* ** ** ******* **** * *********** *** therefore ** ******* **** ** **** ** **** **** ****** opportunities **** **** * ******* ****** ****** ** ****** ****** selling * **** *******.

*) ******** ********/**** ******* ***********- ******* ** ***** ****** *** the ****** ** ***** *** *****, **** ****** ******** ******* attention ** ******** ** *** **** *******.

*** ******** ****** ***** *****, **** ***** ****** ****** *** timing ** *'*-****-***'**-**** *************- *** **** ****** ** ***** * factory *******, *** ******.

**, *** ******* ** ***** ******** (***) **** ******** ***** unique ** * *** ****, ***** **** *** ******* ** have **** ********.

***'* ******* * ***** ********* ** ********* ******* ** ** people. ** *** ***** ***** ** * *** ** *******/*** people ******** **** ********* **** ** ***** ****** **** *** manufacturer ********* *** ** ****** ********? ** ** *** ***** benefit ** * *** **** **** *** ************ *** *********** get "**** ****" ****** **** ***********. * *** **** **** because **** **** ****** ******** *****, ** *** *** ********** assume **** *** ********* ***** **** ****** *** ******** *****, even ** **** (** ****) **** *********** ******** ******* ***** together.

******** ** * ************ *** *** ********* ** ****** ** fulltime ****** ** **** *******, **** ***** ** ******* *** them ** ******* ***** ********. ** **+ ***** ** **** business, *'** *** ** *** **** ****** **********, ** *** "part-time" **** ** * ***** **** ** ***** ** ** attractive ***** ** ********** ******* ******.

** *** ************ **** *******, **** ******* ****** ***'* **** to **** *** **** ** **** *** *********** ********* ** increase ********* ** ***** ********* *** **** ***+ ******* ** choose *****. **** ******** *****, *********** **** *** **** **** ROI **** **** ******* ** *** ****** *****.

"********* ** * ************ *** *** ********* ** ****** ** fulltime ****** ** **** *******, **** ***** ** ******* *** them ** ******* ***** ********. ** **+ ***** ** **** business, *'** *** ** *** **** ****** **********"

**** **** ** ******** ;)

**** ****, * ***** **** **** ****-*****, ***** *** **** a *** ********** **** ******** *** **** *** *** ****** so ***** ***/** **** * **** ******** **** **** *** justify *** *******.

** ****- ** **** *****, * ******. **** *** ********* afford ** **** **. **** *** ******** *** ********* *** exception ** *** ****. * ****** **** **** ********* *** definition ** * "******" ******* ***, * * ***** **** versus * **** ****.

**** ***** ********.

** *** ** *** **** ******* **** **** ****** ****** signed **** ******* ******** *** **** ********* ******* **** *** so **....

****** ***** ******* ****** ***** * ******** ** ** * bad ***** **** ***** **********. ***** ***** * ***** ** the ****** ****** ***** **** **** **** ** ** ***** advertisement.

******* ****** **** ******* ******** ** *** *** ******** ********** in * ******** ***** ****** *** ******** **** ******* ***** of *** *** **** ****** *********.

**** *** ******* ** ** **** ********* *** *****. *** else *** ****** ***** **** **? **** *** ** ******.

* **** **** ******* ***********. ** ***** **** ***'** ******** CV **** **/*** ** * ******** ** **** ** ******** VMS **** **** ******?

*** ***** **** *** ** *** *** ****. * ***** think *** ***** ****** ***** ** **** ** ********'***** ** ********* ******* ********* **** **** ******* *** **** and ** **** **** *****.

* ***** **** *** ** *****. ****** ** * ******** rep **** **** ******'* ** **************, *** **** ****** ****'* have * ****** ***** **** *********. *********** ** ******* **.

*** ********* **** "**" ** ***** **** **** ****** *********. So **, **** **** *** ** * ******** ** **** up ******, *** ***** ****** ******* ***** ***** ******** *** strength **** ***** ******. ****** **** **** ********* *****'* *** ones ******* ***** ** *** ****** **** **** ** **** them ** ** ****** ********* *****.

**'* **** *** **** ******** **** ********** ** *** ******* stench ****** ******* **** **** *** **** ****.

** * *** ************ *** *** ******** ********** ***** ****** of ** **** ** *** *** **** ** *** *** and **** ******* ****, *** ********* ******* ******* *** **** Milestone, *** ** ***** *** **** **** * **** ** on ****'* **** ** *********** ***, **** ******** **** ** be ****** ************ ********** ** ********* ********** ** ** ****. Perhaps ******* ** **** ***** ******** ***** *** ***** **** against ****?

** **** *****, *********, *** *** ** ***** **** ** N. ******* *** *** ** ******* *** * ****** ******** sales ***** ** *** **** *****, ****** ** ** **** at * *** **** ******* ** **** *** ********* *** a ******* **** ** ********* ***** ******** *** **** *****?

**** **** ***** *** ** ** *** **** *********? *** figure ****'* *** *********, * >**** */* $* ******* ***** massive ********* ****** ***** **** ********** **** * ******* *** firm **** *** **** ******** *** ********** ********* ******* **** for *** **** *** ***** ** **** **** ********** ******? Seems **** * ****** *** ****** ** ********* ** ** with **** ********* **** ******* ** ****.

** ******* *** **** ****, ** ****... ****** ******** ** something ** ******** *** ** **** "******* ******" *****?

"**** ********* **** **** ** ****** *** ***********/ ***** ************."

* ***** **** ** **** **** *** ****, ** ** mentioned ** ****** ***** ******* ***** ***** *** ****. *** it ** ******** ** **** ***** **** **** ****** **** it ** * **** **** **** ***** ******** *** **** with ******** *******.

***** ** *** **** ******** *** ** ** **** ****** region ** *** ***** ********. ** ******* *** ***** ******** in ******** ** ****** **** ****** ***** **** ***.

*** ********* ******** ***** **** *** **** **** **** ******** Products *** ******* ** ***** ******** ****** *********/******, ** ** not **** ********, ** ** *** ************ *** ***** ********* by *********, ** ** ******* ******* **** *** ****** ******* in *** *** ** **** *** ******* ****** *** *** end ****.

***** ** ******* *** ***** ******** **** ******** *** **** for *** “***” **** ** ******** ******* (*** *** ***** level *** ****** ***** ******).

*****,

**, * *** **** *** ********** **** **** ** ********* regularly **** ** ***** ******* *** ** ********* ** ** have **** ******* ******* ** **** ********* / **** ********.

***, ******* **** ****** **** *** ** **** ***, ** so, * ********** **** ********.

*******, **** ********* ****** *** *** **** ********* / **** licensing ** ********** ** ****, **** ****** ****** **** ** *** * ****** '*******':

"***** ** ********* ** ******* ** **** **** ***** ******** for ** *******. ** **** **** ** **** ** ************* a **** ********* ****, *** *** * ****** ******* ** give **** ********."

**** *** ******** ******* ** ****, ***** ********** *** *** 'formal'****** **** ** *** **********.

* ***** *** **** ****** ******** *** ** * ******* practice ** **** *** ************ ** **** * ******** *** their ******* ** *** **** * ****** *** ** **.

* *** ** *** ******** ******* ****, ******* *** ** on. ***** *** **** * ******* **** ** ******** **** Sony ******* *** ********* *** **** **** ******** ******** ******* came **** *** **** **** ** ***** ** *** ******* with ******** ******* *** ***** *** ** ***** **** ***** project *****.

*** ****** **** *** **** *** ** *** ** *** very **** ******* **** *** **** *******, ** ** *** best *** ** *** *** *** ********** ********.

** ** **** **** ** ******* *** ******** ******* ** Exacq ***** *** ** *** ***** ** ****** *** ******** to ******** ***** ********, ** ** **** **** ******** ******* will **** ****** ******** ** ** ***** ********** **** ***** with ** **** ******** ** **** **** *** **** ** all.

** *** ****** ** ***** **** ******* *** ******* ****** control ** *** ******** ***** ** *** *********** ** ******* exceptional *** *** **** ***** ******** ** ***** ***** **** advantage ******* *********** ** **** ***** ********* ********. ** ** easier **** ** **** *** * *********** ** **** ******* access ******* ******** ** **** *** ********** *** ** ** now. ** ****** *******, ** *** ******* *** *****, ** baby ******* ***** ** ********. *** ** ** ** **** to ***** ***** ******* ******** *** ***** *** **** ********.

*** ** ** **** ***** ********* ** *** *********, ** do *** **** *** ** **** *** ***** ******* ** do *** **** ** **** ********* ********* ** *** ******** and *** *********.

** *** ******* **** *** *********** **** **** *** ***** of ***** ***** ******* *** *********** ********, ** ** *** same **** **** *** ***** ***, **** *** *** ******** they **** *** **** **** ** ******* ** ******* *** like **** *** **** **** **** *** **** ************

* ******* **** ** **** ********** *** ******** ********* *** to **** **** ***** **********, ** *** ***** **** ** are **** ** ****** ******* ******* ****** **** *** *********** to **** ***** (******** *****, *******, *** ** ***, ******, …) ******* ******* *** ******** ** ****** ********* ** *** or *** *****.

"* ***** *** **** ****** ******** *** ** * ******* practice ** **** *** ************ ** **** * ******** *** their ******* ** *** **** * ****** *** ** **."

********* *** **** * ** ****** ** **** **** / Exacq ** ****** ********* / **** *********************** ****** ******** ******* ** *********** **** *****. **** ** not ******* *** *********** *****. ** ** *******, ******* **** give ********* *** **** ***** **** *** *****'* **** **** away ***** *** ******** **** ******* *** *** **** ** buying ****.

*****, * ******* *** *** ***** **** *** *** ****** in **** ****, *** **** **** *** ********** *** ******** contrary ******** **** **** **** ******** ** ***** ******* *** Australia.

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