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The counterfeit trend threatening to destroy fashion

Posted by Red Points 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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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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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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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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Should seized counterfeits be donated to charity?

Posted by Emma Smith on Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Increasingly when authorities sieze counterfeit products, they donate them to a local charity to sell for profit, however this practice has faced criticism from both rights holders and officials governing bodies. The problem is more complex than it would first appear.

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Alexander Wang Fought Counterfeits and Won

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Aug 19, 2016

World famous New York designer Alexander Wang has battled with over 450 different illegal websites and has won over $90 million in damages to his business and brand.

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Blue Steal: how counterfeiting is affecting the fashion industry

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Jul 22, 2016

 Whether you are a dedicated follower of fashion or a  Derek Zoolander-style industry professional, counterfeiting in fashion should concern you.

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The first domino, Birkenstock leaves Amazon over counterfeiting.

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Thursday, Jul 21, 2016

Birkenstock, a well respected and notable footwear brand, have made the decision to terminate their operations on Amazon U.S. While the organization has had a degree of success on the e-commerce website, it has been troubled by the increase in counterfeits available on the website and unauthorized third parties selling their products. 

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