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AAFA flags extensive counterfeit concerns on social media in notorious markets submission
AAFA submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative recommending platforms and marketplaces – including Facebook and Instagram – for Notorious Market designations. The American Apparel & Footwear Association cited significant increases in the availability of counterfeit products via social media in its submission for...
12 Oct 2021
Alibaba to be listed as Notorious Market for counterfeit issues
After neglecting to take its internal counterfeit problems seriously, Chinese company Alibaba and its other e-commerce platforms are being called out. The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) and 17 other additional industry organizations have officially called for the company to be listed as a Notorious Market. Recently,...
30 Oct 2016
AAFA lists Alibaba as a Notorious Market
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA), known throughout the fashion industry as the national trade association, recently has decided to re-list one of the most common e-commerce platforms as a Notorious Market. AAFA has called out Chinese company Alibaba and its other e-commerce platforms due to its failure to meet rules and...
12 Oct 2016