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Counterfeiters using Amazon to capitalize on a sex-positive trend

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019

Cultural shifts have caused a growth in sales of sex toys online. While this is encouraging for brands, it’s also alluring for counterfeiters. Red Points’ market research investigates.

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[Index] Reporting counterfeit goods online

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

If you’ve found counterfeits of your products online, and are looking for a way to remove them, then take a look through the guides found here.

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Why consumers can't trust ratings and reviews

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018

Red Points’ research has demonstrated that product reviews are an essential tool for consumers to evaluate the trustworthiness of listings online. Sellers on ecommerce know this also, however, and know how to manipulate online opinion.

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Why you need Amazon Brand Registry

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Jun 8, 2018

Amazon Brand Registry offers a robust defense against nefarious counterfeiters trying to sneak onto ecommerce sites illegally. Red Points explains why it’s a must-have! 

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How to report trademark infringements on Amazon

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

Your intellectual property is important, so if you’ve found a seller on Amazon who copies your branding, steals your patented designs or sells online counterfeits of your product, then it’s time to act. Follow this simple guide, and Red Points can help you report fakes on Amazon and have them removed from the platform.

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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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The top counterfeit-selling sites & how to stop them

Posted by David Casellas on Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

We look at the top websites for selling counterfeits, and review their anti-counterfeit and reporting methods.

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Watch the solar eclipse - but avoid buying fake glasses

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, Aug 14, 2017

We’ve written a guide to watching the total solar eclipse next week, including how (and why) to avoid buying fake viewing glasses that are all over Amazon.

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Why is Disney united with Netflix, and how will it affect piracy?

Posted by David Casellas on Friday, Jun 16, 2017

We introduce the ACE initiative which sees companies like Netflix and Disney teaming up, and outline its (huge) potential on the global war on piracy.

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How counterfeiters corrupt Amazon distribution

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, May 8, 2017

Red Points investigates how Amazon distribution channels can be corrupted by counterfeiters, and how Amazon sellers can protect products.

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