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Managing distributors and agents in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018

Working with agents and distributors in China can be a great way to grow as a company - but there are plenty of potential pitfalls you need to look out for.

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How to sell to China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Sep 7, 2018

The Chinese market, the world’s largest, is notoriously difficult for foreign enterprises to enter, due the Chinese government’s favouring of domestic brands, as well as huge differences in technology and business cultures.

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A simple guide to intellectual property in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

China’s appetite for consumer goods and western brands is growing. Alibaba, China’s largest online retail group, has been on a mission to entice big brands to their sites in recent years.

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Alibaba continue anti-counterfeiting efforts

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, May 18, 2018

Alibaba has announced a huge expansion of their anti-counterfeiting program, but the IP-infringing problems on their platform persist.

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How to report a counterfeit on Taobao

Posted by Ryan Williams on Saturday, May 5, 2018

Red Points would like to introduce our simple guide on how to report counterfeits listed on Taobao, TMall and TMall Global.

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How to remove a counterfeit from Aliexpress

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, May 3, 2018

This is Red Points' 4-step guide to removing counterfeits from Alibaba.com, AliExpress.com and 1688.com.

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Counterfeiters' online platforms of choice

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Mar 23, 2018

Since Marty McFly flew across a pond in Back to the Future Part II, the world has been eagerly awaiting the invention of a hoverboard. In 2013, the world got a little closer to realising their dream with the announcement of Inventist’s Hovertrax. Sadly, this creation was marred by the work of counterfeiters.

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Shanzhai 101 - How to scam an industry out of billions

Posted by Ryan Williams on Monday, Mar 19, 2018

If I mention Chinese counterfeit products, what do you imagine? Your mind might jump to comically poor knock-offs, like the ones below. Would you have imagined an immense network of highly professional manufacturers? An industry leading the charge in East Asian innovations? If not, you should probably make yourself aware of shanzhai.

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Inside China’s toxic counterfeit food industry

Posted by Julia Bourke on Thursday, Feb 1, 2018

Red Points unwraps China’s counterfeit food scandals, which have caused toxic - and in some cases, fatal - damage to consumers and to the industry.

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China’s vested interest in the global counterfeit industry

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Chinese politicians and entrepreneurs assure of strong IP rights, but is it really in the interest of China to collapse the global counterfeit industry?

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