Posted November 02, 2018 06:16:23Amazon.com has confirmed that it has stopped selling hairdressers’ services on its website after it received complaints that some of them were selling counterfeit products.
The company said in a blog post on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with the company, Hairdressers Union, which had offered to take legal action against some of the businesses it had licensed to sell the services.
It added that it would work with the Hairdresser Union to address concerns and take action to stop those who were selling the fake products.
Amazon.co.uk, the online retailer’s parent company, confirmed on Wednesday it had suspended its licensing agreements with some of its hairdresser companies.
Amazon’s decision came after it was forced to withdraw a number of hairdress-related products from its site last year after it discovered that some sellers had sold them as genuine Amazon products.
Some of the products on Amazon’s website contained an Amazon logo.
Amazon had previously said that it did not want to put sellers at risk by taking legal action.
“We’re not going to stop selling the products that are made by our hairdress artists,” the company said.
“We’ve been very clear with our customers and we’ll continue to be that way.”
A spokesperson for Amazon did not respond to requests for comment.
Amazon said that Hairdressing Union had agreed to “ensure that all Hairdress artist licensing agreements are in compliance with the applicable laws”.
Amazon said it would continue to work with Hairdress Artist Union “to ensure that all hairdress artist licenses are in line with the relevant laws”.
The company’s announcement came after a report published by the Financial Post revealed that some Amazon hairdressering businesses were selling fake Amazon products that were made from products from other suppliers.
Amazon is currently embroiled in a legal battle with the United States government over whether the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can compel it to stop profiting from counterfeit products that it sells.
The FTC sued Amazon in October over allegations that the company was misleading consumers and other businesses about the quality of its products.