In the past, we’ve warned readers against shopping on the gray market unless they really, really know what they’re doing. Costco has been doing some gray-market buying of its own. Now a federal court has ruled that it’s cool and good for consumers for Costco to sell gray-market watches. [More]
Just like some street vendors make a living selling lookalike Cartier and Omega watches for cheap, some folks are selling — or even giving away — knock-off digital watch faces for Android-powered smartphones. And the watch companies are going after these people with the same zeal as they chase the “Cantier” and “Omego” sellers from sidewalks. [More]
The Supreme Court is weighing a decision that will affect whether discounters can offer cheap goods from foreign manufacturers without violating U.S. Copyright law, says the AP.