eBay will now verify luxury handbags sold on the site

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Sellers of high-end brands can choose to use the authentication service for a fee. eBay is now offering a new service for sellers of high-end handbags. Today the company launched eBay Authenticate, a program that photographs, lists, sells, ships and … Read More

Study: Millennial Women Are Shunning Fakes for the Real Thing

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Despite living in a world dominated by fast-fashion retailers, which make runway lookalikes wildly affordable and almost instantly available, fewer and fewer millennial women are looking for fakes when it comes to luxury goods. This sentiment is apparent in the … Read More

Alibaba and luxury giant Kering have gone from enemies to allies in the battle against knockoffs

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Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, has been trapped in a conundrum. It wants to be the world’s portal for selling to Chinese shoppers, including the growing ranks of wealthy customers willing to drop a few thousand dollars on items such … Read More