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Is Instagram doing enough about advertised counterfeits?

Posted by Julia Bourke on Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Is Instagram doing enough to stop the flood of illegal sponsored ads for counterfeits?

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Tourists: why you should avoid buying from street hawkers

Posted by David Casellas on Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

Street hawkers sell designer goods at a fraction of their genuine cost, but at what price? Here’s why you should avoid buying fakes on holiday this summer.

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5 marketing collaborations that totally bombed

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, Jul 17, 2017

Collaborations can be great marketing ventures, but can also bomb catastrophically. Learn from the worst mistakes with our collaboration wall of shame.

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The counterfeit trend threatening to destroy fashion

Posted by David Casellas on Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

There is an emerging niche trend in counterfeits, and it threatens to destroy luxury fashion. Why are replicas so dangerous? 

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A future without fakes? How graphene protects brands

Posted by David Casellas on Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Find out how graphene and quantum technology are protecting brands, envisioning a possible future entirely free of fakes.

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Counterfeiting: a tale of fake shoes

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, May 19, 2017

A story of counterfeiting, told through a tale of a pair of fake shoes that travelled the world.

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Why are mid-range products experiencing market growth?

Posted by Laura Urquizu on Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

We look at why consumers are gradually buying more mid-range products, and how the counterfeit industry is responding.

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Why are shoes the most counterfeited product?

Posted by David Casellas on Monday, Apr 10, 2017

Why are shoes the most counterfeited product, and what steps can footwear companies take to end high-quality counterfeiting?

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Zac Posing & Vera Wonky: The real price paid for knock-off wedding and prom dresses

Posted by David Casellas on Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Red Points investigates actions against fake wedding and prom dresses, an ongoing problem for luxury brands despite their usually-disappointing appearance. 

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5 brands that do anti-counterfeiting right

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, Feb 13, 2017

The fight against counterfeit goods is one that almost every major international brand is part of, and for good reason.Counterfeits threaten brands by diminishing the exclusivity that luxury products offer. But most approaches to the fight against counterfeiting tend to a stopgap response that ignores the root issues.

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