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Why does Louis Vuitton burn unsold bags?

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Louis Vuitton burns unsold bags to maintain exclusivity and to prevent counterfeiters from illegally profiting from the manufacture and sale of unauthorized copies of the company's products. A 2018 Business Insider report suggests that for companies in the fashion industry, taking measures to destroy unsold products has become somewhat of a standard practice, as manufacturers have stated that the process protects intellectual property and prevents counterfeiting.
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Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Tokyo Monogram Bag Charm
By Louis Vuitton
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Louis Vuitton limited edition Tokyo Japan monogram keychain. Brand new with original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Other

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By Louis Vuitton
Located in West Hollywood, CA
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Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Vert Fur Foxy Bag Charm and Key Chain
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Lugano, Ticino
Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Vert Fur Foxy Bag Charm and Key Chain - 100% authentic Louis Vuitton
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Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Monogram Transparence Lockit Bag 2012
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Lugano, Ticino
Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Monogram Transparence Lockit Bag, Marc Jacobs created the Spring
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By Louis Vuitton
Located in Capri, IT
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Stephen Sprouse Monogram Green Vernis Roses Coin
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Lugano, Ticino
Louis Vuitton Limited Edition Stephen Sprouse Monogram Green Vernis Roses Coin, 2009. The purse is
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