'Professional authenticators' will rid its site of fake goods, eBay says

In an effort to maintain customer trust and keep brands and sellers onside, eBay is stepping up efforts to rid its site of fake goods. However, the system, which involves the use of so-called “professional authenticators,” comes at a cost.

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Luxury brands sue Alibaba, accusing e-commerce giant of profiting from trade in counterfeits

The owner of fashion brands Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent has accused Alibaba Group in a lawsuit of profiting from sales of counterfeit goods despite the Chinese e-commerce giant’s pledge to combat the trade in fakes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/05/18/luxury-brands-sue-alibaba-accusing-e-commerce-giant-profiting-from-trade-in/

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Apple ranks among top 50 'green' brands in 2015 survey of US shoppers

Apple is among the 50 most environmentally-friendly brands, according to a U.S. survey of 36,000 men and women, which among other topics asked shoppers which brands they perceived to be the most “green.”

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China removes Apple, other US tech companies from approved government purchase lists

China has blacklisted Apple and a number of other big name U.S. technology brands from its approved state purchase lists, leaving local companies to fill the resulting void, according to a report published on Wednesday.

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LastPass unveils new Mac app, Khan Academy brings full experience to iPad

Two popular brands released interesting new apps for the Apple ecosystem on Tuesday, as web-based password manager LastPass unveiled its first native Mac app while educational non-profit Khan Academy launched an all-new iPad app.

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Make Your List and Check It Twice: Preparing for the 2014 Holiday Season

With summer behind us, brands and retailers are busy finalizing their plans for the upcoming holiday rush. Like last year, this holiday season will be a short one, with just 26 days between Black Friday and Christmas. With this condensed shopping period and digital commerce on an aggressive upswing, the holiday season is no time for retailers to take chances. Retailers can implement a checklist to ensure everything is in working order and optimized for a successful holiday season.

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