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Fake Cricket Bats and the World Cup

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Friday, May 24, 2019

With the cricket World Cup just around the corner, things are heating up. Fans around the world want to sport their team’s kit and often take to online shopping to find the best deals. Unfortunately, the cricket market isn’t immune to counterfeits. Fake cricket bats, balls, shirts and more can proliferate around World Cup time. In this article, we’ll talk about a few of the most common counterfeits and how you can spot them.

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Growing opportunities for sports brands in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Mar 28, 2019

China is currently seeing a shift in its most popular spectator sports. This is a change clearly driven by western influence and the growth of international sporting events, and is providing a huge opportunity to sporting brands worldwide.

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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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Fake outdoor apparel leaves customers out in the cold

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Feb 15, 2019

After Canada Goose taking Chinese counterfeit sellers to court, Red Points takes a closer look at the trade in counterfeit outdoor apparel.

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Fake football shirts: alarming improvements in distribution and design

Posted by Red Points on Friday, Jul 6, 2018

The popularity in fake football shirts are nothing new, however the quality and increasingly intelligent strategy implemented to market them is improving at an alarming rate. New Red Points research has drawn damning conclusions on the pervasiveness and quality of counterfeit products currently entering the counterfeit football jersey market.

 

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Fake Six Nations rugby jerseys, the price of popularity?

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Mar 9, 2018

Red Points test how easy it is to find and buy fake rugby jerseys and their quality.

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Mayweather-McGregor shows why sports piracy is a problem

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, Aug 28, 2017

The Mayweather-McGregor fight was one of the most pirated events ever, but it’s just one foul of many in the growing problem of sports piracy.

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Ripped or ripped off? 5 fake fitness products

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, Mar 24, 2017

From fake fitbits to exploding golf balls, Red Points examines the most dangerous fake fitness products, and the perils of getting in shape on the cheap.

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