An image of an elderly man is being used by online retailers to sell all manner of fruit across China. Photo: Weibo An image of an elderly man is being used by online retailers to sell all manner of fruit across China. Photo: Weibo
An image of an elderly man is being used by online retailers to sell all manner of fruit across China. Photo: Weibo
China Society

Could you resist the plea of this poor Chinese fruit farmer? Clue: you probably should

Authorities launch investigation after image of ‘Overstock Grandpa’ and emotional tag line become ubiquitous in online vendors’ adverts

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An image of an elderly man is being used by online retailers to sell all manner of fruit across China. Photo: Weibo An image of an elderly man is being used by online retailers to sell all manner of fruit across China. Photo: Weibo
An image of an elderly man is being used by online retailers to sell all manner of fruit across China. Photo: Weibo
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