Counterfeiting is a thriving enterprise, and marketplaces focusing on reselling luxurious objects have closely invested in authentication procedures. Mercari, in a single case, rolled out its Mercari Authenticate service that lets clients remotely confirm the legitimacy of their merchandise. And in well being, VillageMD will function major care clinics in 5 Walgreens shops that can have a separate storefront and a door connecting the 2 areas. All this, Immediately in Information.
4,697: Variety of fellowship packages authorized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Schooling final yr.
123: Variety of subspecialties the ACGME authorized for fellowship packages final yr.
48 hours: Approximate period of time it takes for merchandise to be authenticated and authorized (or not) on the market on the Mercari market.
$15: Value of authentication per merchandise bought on Mercari beginning this yr.
$1.8T: Approximate amount of cash counterfeiting is estimated to herald by the top of 2020.