Nowadays a distribution strategy is part of the DNA of many companies and a correct channel management is key for the success of your product. Distribution plans need to be prepared for the long run, combining the following main areas: company profile, portfolio structure and price positioning, go-to-market policy, trade and retail marketing, e-commerce and global retail management. In the last decade, there have been two main revolutions that have affected industries, increasing the importance of Distribution Channel Management: • The IT revolution: considering developments in CRM, supply chain, planning tools, merchandise and reallocation systems, amongst others. • The retail focus: a clear retail strategy can be a differentiator for companies and a strong weapon of competitiveness. Stay up-to-date on how companies are adding these aspects to their main strategic guidelines and making them key points in their managerial decision-making process.