Posts tagged with: Counterfeits

Whether considering a cheap manicure or tempted by an ‘inspired’ knock-off, it can be all too easy to forget what drives these huge savings or – indeed – who they impact. What’s more, while the horrors of trafficking and exploitation...
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Statistics from last year’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday vary. Sales in the US alone, topped somewhere between $7.4bn and $29bn. Either way, it’s a phenomenon which grows annually – creating bargains but also – all too often – conning many customers into...
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As cycling jerseys have become ‘cooler’, the number of counterfeits have grown. Safety concerns are arguably less pertinent than with other cycling products. However, fakes pose a real threat to the innovators that have worked hard to build their brands...
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Love is … cartoons, illustrated by Kim Casali, filled the 1970s. Alongside this was one of Coke’s biggest campaigns: ‘Coke, it’s the real thing’. These gave consumers no choice as to the rationale for selecting originality and, in effect, Coke...
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