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In China, Counterfeiters Get Their Own Mall

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In New York, shoppers seeking fake designer bags, clothing and accessories head to Canal Street (or lower Fifth Avenue, or Broadway in Soho, or countless other well-trafficked streets). In China, knockoff lovers might soon have an entire mall at which to browse for the perfect Prado purse or Bolex watch. That's according to the Mirror UK, which has photos of some of the faux food vendors that have already set up shop at the mall, located in Nanjing. They include "a McDonalds look-a-like burger bar called McDnoald’s, a Starbucks-style coffee shop called Bucksstar Coffee, and a wannabe Pizza Hut called Pizza Huh." We'd be suspicious of consumables from imposter food chains, but then again, how hard would it be to replicate Pizza Hut's operations? The Pizza Huh version couldn't be much worse.
· Fake brands shopping centre set to open in China [Mirror UK]