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According to the World Customs Organization “Counterfeit goods account for almost 10% of worldwide trade “. "I'm not telling anyone to not purchase anything online anymore, that would be unreasonable, but certainly you can look for various things that would help guard you against getting something that's counterfeit," Kimberly Gianopoulos, director in international affairs and trade groups at GAO, told Circa News .
With this said, how do we know we are buying the real thing? What steps do we need to take to ensure we are getting our money’s worth?
1. Find out who is selling the product
Brands or third party sellers often use seller sites with large audiences like https://getitim.com/ to clear their inventories. GetItIm has a very strict policy regarding counterfeits so you are assured of a good deal. Stick with well-known e-commerce sites and try to avoid sites that are …..a bit questionable looking.
Not because it has a review it means it’s ok. Take note of how the review has been phrased. Wrong grammar? Poor sentence construction? Spelling? Was it done or posted within a few days? Remember, reviews are a good indicator if the product is real and you are dealing with legitimate sellers. But the reviews have to be real for it to matter.
Even a kid nowadays can do a decent Photoshop. Scrutinize the images for editing. If you are still in doubt, do a reverse image search using google.
Ever seen a deal that is simply too good to be true. Don’t jump the gun that fast. Call the seller check if they are really offering the deal, check for reviews. But as a rule of thumb, if it is definitely too good to be true, like a 90% off, chances are it is bogus.
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Here is the thing about Thanksgiving shopping, since Thanksgiving is only a day before Black Friday, most people don’t really think about Thanksgiving sales. For that week, people think of thanksgiving as a family holiday and festivities, and not shopping for consumer and other personal items. On top of that, most retail brands close down their brick and mortar shops during Thanksgiving inline for the holidays. So is there really such a thing as a Thanksgiving sale?
Most analyst will argue that for the past two years (even 3), thanks giving retail sale is on the rise. Thanks to online shopping of course. Here are the points of that argument:
For most people Black Friday is a consumer event that is arguably exceeding that of the traditional Christmas sale. For the loyal and the purist, Black Friday meant standing in queue outside shopping malls, elbowing your way through a crowd, even punching your way to the occasional fist fight over a $75 flat screen TV or a $10 coffee maker. For some, they even go to the extent of coming up with a game plan the night before Black Friday. For most people, nothing beats getting physical when it comes to Black Friday sale.
But for some, it is time to breakaway from this tradition. Although everyone would agree that Black Friday can be more than just a consumer event following Thanksgiving where everyone can get a $5 shirt on sale. As the popularity of online shopping soars, some traditional shoppers are starting to consider the possibility of doing their Black Friday purchase in front of a screen instead of a crowd of shoppers thirsty for a large discount.
Offline Shopping Advantage
For the purist offline shopper, it is the thrill of the hunt (for bargains) that pumps their adrenaline. In Store Only Deals are unparalleled compared to online deals. And I must admit, the shopping experience can be un-paralleled. For some, Black Friday is a family tradition, a chance for family and friends to bond and I dare say, compete with other groups or families over a $99 sale.
Having a credit card is great because you can now buy anything online, well, almost anything. But the online world as it is attractive can be really …..tricky. As scams and robberies can happen on the streets, it can also happen online. Here are 5 things you need to remember before you start shopping online:
1.You need to keep your personal information very secure online.
Be very careful as to who you share your personal information with, specifically your credit card number, expiration date, and security code. Never share these over the phone, email, or internet to strangers.
2.CALL do not chat or email.
Now if you really, really, really need these information, maybe to an immediate family member, it is best to do it over the phone. The intention is to make sure you are talking to the right person.