The dangers of counterfeit goods regularly make headlines: bad brakes, knock-off tires, lead-laden children’s toys and fraudulent medicines are just a few of the ways that counterfeit goods have harmed consumers. In addition to the direct dangers counterfeits pose, they undermine legitimate enterprise and fund further illicit criminal activity. Now, new numbers reveal […] World Anti-Counterfeiting Day: Why buying fakes costs more? Paris, 08 June 2016 Now in its eighteenth year, World Anti-Counterfeiting Day enables national and international organizations involved in the fight against counterfeit products to increase consumer awareness of the risks and costs associated with buying fakes, and to encourage consumers to better understand the seriousness […]

iTRACE Technologies, a leading Brand Protection provider for anti-grey market and anti-counterfeit solutions, announced it has partnered with Ruvixx, the leading data and software services provider of incident tracking, case management and marketplace intelligence, to provide an end-to-end solution for brand protection teams to cut off the grey market supply of their products. SAN […]

Last month, Refinery29 wrote a story titled “20 Surprising Beauty Buys You Can Find At Costco.” Soon after, they started receiving emails from brands we featured asking to be removed from the slideshow. They went a little something like this: “Hi love! Can you take us out of this slideshow? Costco isn’t an authorized retailer of ours. […]