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A2C2 White Paper Details Problem of Counterfeit Auto Parts Sold Online

Analysis cites unverified approach by online marketplaces and lack of consumer awareness as major concerns, and offers ways to improve the situation.

A2C2 White Paper Details Problem of Counterfeit Auto Parts Sold Online
Home Improvement Retailers Join Coalition to Combat Counterfeiting

Home Improvement Retailers Join Coalition to Combat Counterfeiting

The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Floor & Decor and Leading Home Improvement Associations Join Buy Safe America Coalition to Bring Transparency and Accountability to Largest Online Marketplaces.

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Counterfeiters Will Try To Trick Unsuspecting Customers This Halloween

Counterfeiters Will Try To Trick Unsuspecting Customers This Halloween

Halloween & Costume Association, Buy Safe America Coalition Issue Warning To Consumers On Counterfeit And Stolen Goods Lurking On Online Marketplaces As Halloween Approaches.

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Buy Safe America Coalition Letter to Energy & Commerce Committee

Buy Safe America Coalition Letter to Energy & Commerce Committee

Organized retail crime is a problem that has continued to grow in recent years as more and more Americans do their shopping online, providing criminals a larger market to exploit.

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Children’s Toy Sellers and Manufacturers Join Buy Safe Ameri

Children’s Toy Sellers and Manufacturers Join Buy Safe Ameri

Top Toymakers and Sellers Taking Part in Growing Effort to Curb Sale of Counterfeit and Stolen Goods on Dominant Online Marketplaces.

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Amazon Opens Luxury Stores Must Answer Counterfeit

Amazon Opens Luxury Stores Must Answer Counterfeit

After years of allowing fake and stolen fashion and beauty products, Amazon needs to clean up its act and commit to identifying and removing illicit sales from its marketplace.

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Personal Care and Beauty Brands Join Coalition to Protect Consumers from Fraudulent Online Sales

Personal Care and Beauty Brands Join Coalition to Protect Consumers from Fraudulent Online Sales

Walgreens, CVS Health, Ulta Beauty and Philips Join Buy Safe America Coalition in Effort to Bring Transparency and Accountability to Largest Online Marketplaces.

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Clothing & Apparel Leaders Join Coalition to Stop the Sale of Counterfeit by Passing the INFORM Act

Clothing & Apparel Leaders Join Coalition to Stop the Sale of Counterfeit by Passing the INFORM Act

GAP, Levi Strauss, JC Penney, Birkenstock, and Top Apparel Trade Organizations Join Buy Safe America Coalition to Bring Basic Transparency Requirements to Online Third-Party Marketplaces.

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Retailers Press Amazon to Back INFORM Consumers Act

Retailers Press Amazon to Back INFORM Consumers Act

The INFORM Consumers Act would make it much easier to track down and hold accountable anyone selling such products on Amazon’s marketplace.

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Leading Retailers Launch Coalition to Protect Consumers Online

Leading Retailers Launch Coalition to Protect Consumers Online

Buy Safe America Coalition Will Lead Efforts to Crack Down on Organized Retail Crime on Dominant Online Marketplaces.

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Amazon and other Tech CEOs Face Tough Questions

Amazon and other Tech CEOs Face Tough Questions

Recent hearing served as an inflection point in the scrutiny that big tech has faced by policymakers.

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Retailers Back Inform Consumers Act

Retailers Back Inform Consumers Act

RILA supports legislation to require common-sense disclosures from third-party marketplace sellers.

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Online Marketplaces Should be Required to Verify Seller Info

Online Marketplaces Should be Required to Verify Seller Info

Leading retailers support the INFORM Consumers Act to curb organized retail crime.

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New legislation aims to protect US consumers from online fakes

New legislation aims to protect US consumers from online fakes

American retailers back the INFORM Consumers Act to help prevent the online sale of stolen and counterfeit goods, a major problem for beauty brands.

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Walgreens Supports INFORM Consumers Act Introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives

Walgreens Supports INFORM Consumers Act Introduction in the U.S. House of Representatives

Walgreens believes online marketplaces should be accountable for the activity on their platforms and ensure only legitimate goods are sold by verified sellers.

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INFORM Act Aims To Uncover Online Counterfeit, Stolen Goods

INFORM Act Aims To Uncover Online Counterfeit, Stolen Goods

While online marketplaces attract more and more consumers as a result of the pandemic, it’s critical for consumers to know who they are buying consumer products from.

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Retailers back proposed INFORM Consumers Act targeting organized crime

Retailers back proposed INFORM Consumers Act targeting organized crime

Legislation has been introduced that targets organized retail crime and would shed light on certain sellers by requiring online retailers to verify high-volume sellers.

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U.S. Signals Crackdown on Counterfeit Goods Sold Online

U.S. Signals Crackdown on Counterfeit Goods Sold Online

WSJ investigates how unsafe products, including children's products and toys, have become available for purchase.

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RILA Encourages E&C Members to Back INFORM Consumers Act

RILA Encourages E&C Members to Back INFORM Consumers Act

Letter to House Committee on Energy & Commerce regarding counterfeit and stolen goods sold online.

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Toy Association Applauds Introduction of INFORM Consumers Act to Combat Counterfeits

Toy Association Applauds Introduction of INFORM Consumers Act to Combat Counterfeits

The Toy Association applauds introduction of the INFORM Consumers Act which would require online marketplaces to disclose certain verified information regarding high-volume third-party sellers of consumer products, such as toys.

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TRACIT endorses INFORM Consumers Act

TRACIT endorses INFORM Consumers Act

The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT) endorsed the introduction of new legislation to combat the online sale of stolen, counterfeit, and dangerous consumer products.

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Online Marketplaces Should be Required to Verify Sellers Information

Online Marketplaces Should be Required to Verify Sellers Information

The Retail Industry Leaders Association announced its support for the INFORM Consumers Act, which will require common-sense disclosures and accountability from big tech platforms like Amazon.com who increasingly sell products from third party sellers on their websites.

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“The INFORM Consumers Act will provide much needed transparency of online marketplaces. If platforms like Amazon and eBay start improving the verification of third-party sellers, then they’ll be taking a giant step in protecting consumers from fraud, counterfeiting and other forms of illicit trade.”

Jeffrey Hardy
  • Director General
  • The Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade

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