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Louis Vuitton Fakes Spark $15.9 Million Counterfeit Luxury Bust

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 in Memphis, working from information provided by the Gwinnett County Police Department in Georgia, seized two shipments of counterfeit luxury goods, including Louis Vuitton totes and purses worth $1.07 million if they had been real. But that haul then led local investigators to a couple’s illegitimate counterfeit goods

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