E-Commerce and the Internet

Clicking into harm’s way: the decision to purchase regulated goods online

Kennedy, J. P., & Wilson, J. M. (2017). Clicking into harm’s way: the decision to purchase regulated goods online. American Behavioral Scientist, 61(11), 1358-1386. doi:10.1177/0002764217734264 http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0002764217734264 The growth of the Internet has expanded e-commerce, opening a vast array of purchasing options for consumers while also increasing illicit sales. Such sales place consumers at risk. This …

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Brand Protection 2020: perspectives on the issues shaping the global risk and response to product counterfeiting

Wilson, J. M. (2015). Brand Protection 2020: perspectives on the issues shaping the global risk and response to product counterfeiting A version of this research was published as Wilson, J. M. (2017). The future of brand protection: Responding to the global risk. Journal of Brand Management, 24(3), 271-283. doi:10.1057/s41262-017-0032-x https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41262-017-0032-x Abstract from the journal article: Counterfeit products …

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Distinguishing counterfeit from authorized retailers in the virtual marketplace

Wilson, J. M. & Fenoff, R. (2014). Distinguishing counterfeit from authorized retailers in the virtual marketplace. The growth of Internet commerce provides an expanding venue for sellers of counterfeit products. ACAPP researchers explored the characteristics of legitimate and counterfeit websites for a luxury apparel maker and a brand-name audio electronics manufacturer. Counterfeit websites had some distinguishing …

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Virtual communities as guardians against product counterfeiting in the athletic footwear industry

Adams, G. T. (2016). Virtual communities as guardians against product counterfeiting in the athletic footwear industry. This Backgrounder is based on the author’s master’s thesis–Empowering consumers as capable guardians to prevent online product counterfeiting victimization in the athletic footwear industry: a routine activity perspective–written for the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice (https://d.lib.msu.edu/etd/3868). From …

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