AliExpress, which is popular in Russia, is known to sell fake products. In the case of AliExpress, the counterfeit products sold on the platform are not removed. Amazon also has a lot of fake items listed. However, Amazon at least puts up an effort to remove such listings and has a task force dedicated to identifying fraudulent sellers.
The e-commerce market continues to grow around the the globe. This year, it is expected that e-commerce retail sales worldwide will reach $4.9 trillion. It should be noted that in 2019, American consumers spent $601.75 billion shopping online. However, there are certain items that should never be bought, particularly on Alibaba’s AliExpress.
The e-commerce wholesale platforms continue to grow. In 2020, online retailers saw a sharp increase in sales. The Coronavirus pandemic that spread around the world contributed to a change in shopping preferences for consumers. However, China has been one of the largest contributors of counterfeit products’ sales and manufacturing.
AliExpress is popular in Russia and the bordering nations of the former Soviet Bloc. A lot of drop shoppers source the products from the AliExpress. Russia has its own online marketplace, Wildberries. Last week, Wildberries marketplace announced expansion into Germany.
Amazon is one of the largest online marketplaces. The diversity of selection and one-stop shopping became the convenient way to order items. Amazon charges monthly membership fees, which vary from $9 dollars and up. There are discounts for students and seniors.
The Russian scientists from the ITMO University conjointly from the chemical and biological departments have developed an inkjet printing technology that allows you to apply color images of individual execution, which can be seen through the smartphone screen. The new technology will help protect manufacturers from counterfeiting their products.