Good for business: How fake designer bags help sell the real things


Good for business: How fake designer bags help sell the real things

Good for business: How fake designer bags help sell the real things

2:59 PM on 3rd June 2011

Fakes: Markets in the UK are flooded with counterfeit versions of luxury handbags - but their sales have been found to boost those of their expensive equivalents

Fakes: Markets in the UK are flooded with counterfeit versions of luxury handbags – but their sales have been found to boost those of their expensive equivalents

Designer equivalent: Louis Vuitton bags last a lot longer than their counterfeit equivalents and can be personalised with a monogram

Designer equivalent: Louis Vuitton bags last a lot longer than their counterfeit equivalents and can be personalised with a monogram

Join the queue: Louis Vuitton and other luxury handbag companies have seen a rise in sales since sales of fake versions increased

Join the queue: Louis Vuitton and other luxury handbag companies have seen a rise in sales since sales of fake versions increased