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Millennials' risky shopping habits on Black Friday

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Millennials’ risky shopping behavior online puts them, and authentic brands, at risk during Black Friday.

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5 more counterfeit products that are seriously dangerous

Posted by Ryan Williams on Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018

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. 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. Here are some products Red Points advises consumers to be extra careful that they’re getting the real deal. You can find the first five products here.

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5 top injury-causing activities this Halloween

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Did you know that licorice can be fatal? Find out about this year's top Halloween hazards.

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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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Are small businesses the most impacted by the global counterfeit market?

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, Mar 31, 2017

Red Points examines how small businesses are impacted by the global counterfeit market, and how smaller brands can be protected against counterfeits online.

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The real price paid for knock-off wedding and prom dresses

Posted by Red Points 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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Counterfeit stationery: is the writing on the wall for BIC ballpoints?

Posted by Red Points on Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

Red Points looks into the peculiar problem of counterfeit stationery, which has seen an increase due to improvements in manufacturing and demand for low-end products in poorer economies.

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3 things you must consider before choosing a service to protect your brand

Posted by Red Points on Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017

In this article we highlight 3 key factors all companies should consider before deciding on which brand protection service is right for their brand. Bad brand protection is better than no brand protection but we want you to go into each meeting armed with the right questions.

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Dangerous counterfeit & illegal Halloween products that do more than scare

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

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

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