We receive many calls from customers who have purchased trainers online, generally through internet auction sites, Nike Air Max and have found them to be copies when they receive them. If they receive them at all.
Nike in particular is targeted by the illegal factories, employing workers in "sweat shop" conditions, and loses a lot of money through the trade. Air Max and Jordans are two of the styles favoured by replica producing factories, however the fakes can come in virtually any form.
As often sells rarer trainers in full size runs at much lower than average prices, we often get calls and emails asking if our trainers are authentic and how we can sell them so cheap. We Air Max 1 For Sale guarantee that every pair of trainers we sell are genuine--and this is what has helped our success.
There are many sites and auction traders out there that will happily take your money in exchange for fake shoes, or just take the money and run.
1. Is the deal too good to be true? Counterfeit trainers are sold , often in large quantities and size ranges, for incredibly low prices. Although there are some good bargains to be found on auction sites, the fact is there are more fake trainers listed on them than real.
2. Check the small print on the site or auction you are buying from. Some sites admit that they are selling fakes, or "variants" as they are often described as for the purpose of fooling the consumer.
3. Research auction sellers. If you are buying from an online auction, check the seller's feedback and look for negative comments - although all their previous customers may have been fooled enough not to question the authenticity. Check for a history of selling large quantities of "rare" trainers and contact previous buyers to ask them to check their purchase.
4. Check the box. Fake boxes are of poor quality both in the construction and the print. The wrapping inside them should be thick paper and not thin tissue.
Unfortunately, there are no comprehensive methods of spotting fakes because of the closeness of the imitation however Mens Nike Air Max we will be more than happy to help you if you would like to contact us with any concerns about trainers you are thinking of buying.