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How to remove a counterfeit from Mercado Libre

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020

Mercado Libre is the largest ecommerce marketplace and fintech technological platform in Latin America. 

Mercado Libre offers solutions so that individuals and companies can buy, sell, offer, send and pay for goods and services through the Internet via its platforms: Mercado Libre, Mercado Pago and Mercado Envios. 

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Post-COVID-19: New cosmetics ecommerce trends on the rise

Posted by Lisa Sedlmayr on Friday, Jul 31, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, many companies and industries around the world have had to adapt their business strategy to the new normal and changes in consumer behavior. However, according to McKinsey, there are signs that the beauty industry may be one of the sectors that remains relatively resilient to the crisis. In China, a research report by McKinsey has found that online revenue for beauty-industry players rose 20 to 30% during the outbreak.

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Top 2020 brand protection events (and what happened to them)

Posted by Laetitia Woue on Friday, May 29, 2020

Many companies around the world have been taken by surprise by the unexpected impact of COVID-19 on all aspects of our work life. From suddenly having to work from home, to solely communicating via Zoom and Slack, many businesses have had to quickly implement new operational processes in order to ensure business continuity. However, in some industries heavily reliant on face to face interactions, many companies were left with no choice but to overhaul and rethink their event strategy overnight. But what has happened to some of the industry’s biggest brand protection events in 2020? 

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Cybercrime: Which ones are the most common threats today?

Posted by Guillermo Berasategui on Friday, May 22, 2020

Cybercrime can take many forms but they all have the digital environment in common. In general terms a good cybercrime definition would be: Offences committed to harm the reputation or cause physical or mental harm to the victim, using computers and/or networks such as the Internet or mobile networks.

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The Day After COVID-19: Preparing for the future of ecommerce

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

We all know COVID-19 has shaken up economic markets and daily life for many people and businesses around the globe. While it’s hard to find any unaffected aspect of our lives, the virus has had a marked effect on the world of ecommerce. 

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7 Dangerous counterfeit products you should never buy

Posted by Laetitia Woue on Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020

Counterfeit products are low-quality imitations of original items. Shoes that should last over a year look worn out in months, headphones with awful sound quality, or worse products that do not meet health and safety standards. While the quality of counterfeit items can sometimes come close to the authentic products they aim to mimic, the money that customers save on products sometimes comes at a tremendous cost. 

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The web's pandemic: Scams, clickbait, and opportunists.

Posted by Guillermo Berasategui on Thursday, Apr 9, 2020

As a company whose mission is to make the Internet a safer place for brands and consumers, over the past weeks we have witnessed a concerning increase in the dangers of the Internet, with bad actors taking advantage of the current global health crisis.

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Negative SEO, how to defend your brand against the dark arts

Posted by Guillermo Berasategui on Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020

This blog will be explaining negative SEO techniques that can pose a threat to websites so your SEO team can be prepared to identify these threats and defend against them.

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Counterfeiting and IP in fashion: an introduction

Posted by Elise Trecul on Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Protecting the creative endeavors of fashion designers is a challenge that pulls brands in countless directions today. New platforms, trending apps, new tech solutions and improvements in manufacturing: there’s a lot to keep up with. 

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Dangerous counterfeit & illegal Halloween products that do more than scare

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Oct 25, 2019

With over $7 billion spent every year on the festival, the scramble to produce halloween products leaves customers and businesses more than just scared.

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