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Google AdWords Express - Grey Market Listings

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Is there anything that Google is actioning to crack down on grey market listings on Google Shopping / AdWords / Search Ads?


There are several retailers under investigation and we have found that they are selling counterfeit product via Google Shopping. We have started legal action however this can take up to 3 years to finalise. These listings are appearing next to authorised retailers and can be seen as extremely misleading for customers when purchasing through Google Shopping. 


Is there an option to call-out genuine retailers with a Google seal of approval - such as a green tick or stamp on the listing? 


Is there scope to remove the grey market listings?


Thanks in advance for your help



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Google AdWords Express - Grey Market Listings

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Are you asking about AdWords Express -or- Google Shopping / AdWords / Search Ads?


Google Shopping is operated via AdWords, not AdWords Express. 


Google provides very serious protection for trademarks owners. You can report anyone that violating this by using this information. And you can report any concern with anything related to Google AdWords by using this information.


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