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Online anti-counterfeiting strategies preserve brand equity: NetNames

August 24, 2015

Counterfeiting has had an extensive impact on luxury goods and is set to keep pace with technology, creating challenges and opportunities to stop the production of these items through authentication practices.

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Gucci makes substantial gains in counterfeit lawsuit against Alibaba

August 17, 2015

Italian fashion label Gucci is making significant headway in the ongoing fight to prevent counterfeiting with a recent win in its lawsuit against Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba.

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Chinese counterfeiting continues to thrive despite resistance

August 6, 2015

This year a number of luxury brands and retailers have begun to take action against the increasingly important problem of counterfeit goods in China.

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Aston Martin, Anya Hindmarch, Michael Kors and Gucci – News briefs

July 30, 2015

Today in luxury marketing – Aston Martin looks at more than 10 sites for new factory; Anya Hindmarch’s luxury sticker success; Michael Kors targets landlords with counterfeiting suit; Gucci owner calls for Hong Kong rent cuts as market wilts.

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EU fashion sector sees sales loss of 9.7pc due to counterfeiting

July 24, 2015

Each year, more than $28.5 billion in profits is lost in the European Union due to counterfeit apparel and accessories, according to a new report by the EU Observatory.

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Mandarin Oriental keeps consumers informed with data breech update

July 14, 2015

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is keeping consumers updated on the recent data breech that resulted in hackers stealing credit card information from hotel guests.

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Fordham, CFDA launch first fashion law degrees

June 23, 2015

Fordham Law School is launching master’s degree programs in fashion law, which the college claims are the first of their kind in the world.

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LVMH wins court battle over construction of La Samaritaine

June 19, 2015

Luxury conglomerate Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is continuing its renovation of La Samaritaine thanks to a final ruling from the Conseil d’Etat authorizing the controversial project.

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Alibaba refines authentication practices in face of Kering counterfeit lawsuit

May 19, 2015

Luxury conglomerate Kering has filed a lawsuit against Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, claiming the retailer has been facilitating the sale of counterfeit goods.

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82pc consumers think online advertisers obtain too much personal information: report

January 26, 2015

Privacy and security are major concerns for online shoppers, with 91 percent of consumers worried about their control of personal information gathered and used by companies, according to a report from Adroit Digital.

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