Some marketers feel that the image of the particular channel in which they sell their products does not matter; all that matters is that the right customers shop there and the product is displayed in the right way. Others maintain that channel images, such as retail stores, can be critical and must be consistent with the image of the product.
Take a position on the issue by supporting one of the following statements:
Channel images do not really affect the brand images of the products they sell.
Channel images must be consistent with the brand image