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Counterfeit goods seized at jewellery fair

Hong Kong Customs has conducted an operation against the sale of counterfeit goods at a fair held at AsiaWorld-Expo and seized suspected counterfeit jewellery.

Hong Kong Consumer Council questions struck-through price practices

A Hong Kong Consumer Council survey alleges supermarket chains’ use of struck-through prices are potentially misleading consumers.

Indian traders lobby for ban on Flipkart, Amazon sales

The Confederation of All India Traders is asking the government to ban pending sales events to be held by e-commerce rivals Amazon and Flipkart.

Hong Kong Customs seizes 12,000 pairs of counterfeit sport shoes

Hong Kong Customs seized about 12 000 pairs of suspected counterfeit sports shoes on Monday, with an estimated market value of about $1 million.

India relaxes FDI investment rules

India’s government has recently announced relaxations on single-brand retail’s FDI investments.

Hong Kong fitness-centre scammers jailed

Four Hong Kong fitness-centre scammers were sentenced yesterday after earlier conviction of engaging in aggressive commercial practices.

Yet another Hong Kong counterfeit ring sprung

Customs has smashed another Hong Kong counterfeiting syndicate, this one operating from Tung Choi Street in Mong Kok. About 2600 items of suspected counterfeit goods – including handbags, wallets and belts with an estimated market value of about HKD4.3 million (US$548,000) – were seized during the raid of a fixed hawker pitch and a storage facility.  Customs had earlier receiv…

Arrests made as Hong Kong fitness centres targeted in Customs operation

Customs officers have been targeting unfair trade practices by Hong Kong fitness centres in a special operation codenamed “Tornado” since the end of last year.

Women arrested after massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics seized

Two women have been arrested for their suspected involvement in the importation and possession of a massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics and perfumes.

Women arrested after massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics seized

Two women have been arrested for their suspected involvement in the importation and possession of a massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics and perfumes.

Cross-border online retailers rapped over shipping fees, late deliveries and damaged goods

Cross-border online retailers are under fire in Hong Kong over allegations of unclear shipping costs, additional fees, late deliveries, and goods damaged or lost in transit.

Plastic-free tableware campaign saves 1.2 million items

Organisers of the second phase of the Hong Kong government’s ‘Plastic-Free Takeaway, Use Reusable Tableware’ campaign claim it has saved more than 1 million disposable items.