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Pro-tip: If a shop is selling Loius Vitton pillows next to Doraemon pillows, they are fake. In a series of raids, police impounded 40 million baht worth of fake goods – mostly bedding products – from storage facilities in Pathum Thani and Rayong. The Department of Special Investigation announced the haul yesterday. The bust was made with the help of representatives from a company that holds the copyrights on some of the counterfeit products that were recovered which were using the characters from the popular Doraemon anime that have become a marketing and licensing juggernaut. A press conference that was […]

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The Headline says it all......40 million Baht of fake goods....hmmm I guess it means they're not really worth 40 million Baht...are they... Does anyone who buys Louis Vuitton, actually believe they are buying Louis Vuitton??

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Police and Government should focus on the source instead of catching the retailers.  It is manufactured and exported, the country of origin does not stop such activities, the importers at Thailand import the items for business, the poor people who does the retailing to make being caught up.  

In a community rich can afford originals, however the middle and poor would like to go for options, this is all business, there is not point in stopping it and advertising. 

Is it going to be an deterrent to retailers ?  Are they going to stop ?  the possible answer is " NO", as long the importers are importing the goods, the retailers will find methods to sell it, you will find still consumers for this goods.

 

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