After Selling Millions, Family-Run Makin Bacon Battles Amazon Counterfeiters
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After Selling Millions, Family-Run Makin Bacon Battles Amazon Counterfeiters

[By: Susan Adams] One Saturday morning in 1993, eight-year-old Abbey Fleck was cooking bacon in the microwave with her father, Jon. When they ran out of paper towels to sop up the grease, Abbey suggested they hang the bacon strips like laundry and let the grease collect below. Together, dad and daughter fashioned T-shaped racks…

Alibaba Faces Growing Pressure Over Counterfeit Goods
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Alibaba Faces Growing Pressure Over Counterfeit Goods

[By:CAO LI] Alibaba has a fakes problem. On Wednesday, American trade officials said that they had added Taobao, the Alibaba Group’s sprawling online shopping bazaar in China, to their list of the world’s most notorious markets for counterfeit goods. The addition — an embarrassing setback four years after Alibaba successfully lobbied American officials to drop…