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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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Sea, sun, and fake sunscreen: Top industries at risk in summer

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Friday, Jul 24, 2020

Things are heating up in the northern hemisphere and it’s looking like a great day to go to the beach. But be careful. Counterfeiters are always on the hunt for trending products. Consumers can find fake sunscreen, sunglasses, designer fashion, and even alcohol if they aren’t careful. During this time of the year, increased number of counterfeits in these “hot” industries means brands need to double down on their brand protection efforts to ensure their consumers aren’t being caught off guard. 

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How to remove a counterfeit from Alibaba

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Friday, Jul 17, 2020

Alibaba has come a long way in providing techniques to fight counterfeit products, but intellectual property issues still come up with sellers on the site. We’ll go through the steps you need to take to report a counterfeit on Alibaba and get it removed from the ecommerce site.

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What does the expansion of Walmart Marketplace mean for brands?

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Friday, Jul 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged people across the U.S. to shop more online, and the Walmart Marketplace was one of many outlets the public turned to. As a result, Walmart's ecommerce segment in the U.S. grew by 74% in the first quarter of 2020. 

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Everything you should know about the Shop Safe Act

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Thursday, Jul 2, 2020

Since ecommerce began in the 1990s, people have fallen more and more in love with buying things online. The downside is that really anyone could be behind the listing, and the customer could end up receiving a fake that breaks down or poses a health hazard. The Shop Safe Act of 2020 aims to reduce some of that risk.

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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 Do's and Don'ts when entering the Chinese Market

Posted by Lisa Sedlmayr on Friday, Apr 3, 2020

Overseas expansion is an exhilarating prospect for many businesses — and a pressing, sometimes daunting reality for others. Utilizing partners and distributors is a tried and tested method of expanding a company, both internationally and domestically. However, counterfeiters can create serious problems for authentic businesses and compromise relationships with distributors, retailers, and other partners.

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Sportswear fakes promoted on social media, sold on marketplaces

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Red Points has published market research about the sports industry and counterfeiting trends. This article looks at some of the most important conclusions.

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