Earlier this week, Adidas reportedly warned La Polar’s multi-store that some stores were selling fake clothes.
brand Adidas He reported having warned department stores earlier in the month polarity of selling fake clothes in its stores.
Given La Polar’s non-responsiveness, the sports brand joined Under Armor’s complaint against the multi-store and also filed criminal charges against it.
This comes after Carabineros officials said they raided eight La Polar branches on Monday and seized more than $18 million worth of counterfeit clothing from the brand.
As detailed in financial journal, This situation brought to light a second complaint against La Polar that began to take shape in September.
The German multinational said it had removed and destroyed more than 17,000 units of inventory from La Polar’s physical stores. But that was not all.
Adidas vs La Polar
On September 21, 2022, Customs found a further 18,557 counterfeit containers, a situation in which Adidas filed a complaint with the Valparaiso Guarantee Court.
This is an ongoing judicial process to this day and La Polar has not yet presented any kind of defense.
According to customs, The container contained 772 boxes of sweatshirts with a total weight of 9,937 kg and a customs value of US$279,376.
The German brand said that its property rights had been violated and that the general public would “I was deceived by the appearance of this reality”
These allegations prompted Adidas to file a lawsuit Christopher Covarrubias Financial manager and legal representative of Empresas La Polar, litigation admitted by court.