After the warehouse raid, La Polar promised to provide documents to the public prosecutor’s office to prove that the Under Armor branded clothing it sold was “original.”
There is still an ongoing investigation, but where polarity The origin of Under Armor branded products must be clarified. National Chamber of Commerce (CNC) .
“By purchasing from an authorized store, we empathize with consumers who purchase these products believing they are getting an original, certified product.” the union said.
This comes in the context of a retail store warehouse being raided by police this week. After complaints that they are selling counterfeit goods.
The CNC vowed to condemn “most vigorously this bad practice” for disrupting established commercial confidence. We call on all unions to reinforce their codes of good practice and ethics manuals Apply them effectively so that such cases receive corresponding sanctions. ”
La Polar denies selling counterfeit goods
After the Police Investigation Unit (SIP) seized clothing from a multi-store – based on a complaint filed by the brand’s legal representative Under Armor on alleged sale of counterfeit goods – said the company only sells original clothing.
“We categorically dismiss the allegations and confirm that all products sold in La Polar stores are original and have the necessary documents It certifies that condition,” he said in a statement.
He then said the authorities “deplored that they acted without proper consultation to clarify the matter and that the allegations about La Polar were made in the media at the same time.” perfectly legal. ”
Specifically, the IAPA seized over $18 million worth of clothing from the multi-store. 57 sweatshirts, 257 T-shirts, 366 sports pants.
polarity He has submitted background information and documents to the public prosecutor’s office, “undertaking to prove that they are original garments and comply with all current regulations (…)”.
It also states that the product was purchased from an authorized international distributor and factory. And a representative of the Chilean brand explained, “We are not the only ones authorized to sell and/or distribute these products in the country.”