Kishore Biyani-led Future Group jobs is the official licensee for the World Cup fan gear in India and has placed orders for around 250,000 units with various knitting manufacturers in Ludhiana, a knitting hub in North India.
According to a knitter in Ludhiana, orders for the official cricket gear total to just 250,000 units, while the overall market is for over one million units, the rest accounted for by fakes.
The fake cricket gears will be sold at one-fourth the retail price charged by retailers selling the official licensee gear.Â
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