Chinese workers destroy counterfeit products in Guangzhou, southern ...
Jul 22nd, 2011
(Reuters) - Chinese workers destroy counterfeit products in Guangzhou, southern China in this August 25, 2004 file photo. A fake Apple store in China, made famous by a blog that said even the staff working there didn't realise it was a bogus outlet, is probably the most audacious example to date of the risks Western companies face in the booming Chinese market.The less-publicised phenomenon of unauthorised vendors setting up shop to peddle real products has grown alongside China's manufacturing prowess. Many of the factories that produce brand-name goods on contract have been known to do extra runs of the goods to make extra cash, analysts say. REUTERS/China Photos/Files (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW) -
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