The internet has truly revolutionized the way in which consumers research and purchase goods. The average consumer can now access a vast spectrum of producers, distributors and 3rd party sellers from across the globe from. Nowhere has this dramatic change of landscape been more pronounced than in the rising economies of Asia, China in particular. E-commerce has opened up the Chinese market to western brands in ways that were not previously possible without heavy capital investment.
In this guide we will be focusing on Alibaba and Aliexpress, given the sheer number of counterfeits we detect on the site. Here at Red Points, we feel that giving businesses the information required to report and request the removal of IP infringing products will be particularly useful.