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CBP Seizes $1.7 Million in Counterfeit Nike Sneakers

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of New York/Newark recently intercepted 9,024 pairs of counterfeit Nike sneakers that, if authentic, would have a suggested retail price of $1.7 million. CBP officers inspected the shipment in late September after it arrived from Dongguan City, China. Officers then submitted digital images of the…

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