Why you should always take a second look before buying 'branded' items in China

Over the years, China has become infamous for its imitation products and services.

Sometimes, creators of the knock-offs take great pains to ensure that what they make look as close to the

Then there are those who try to imitate popular brands, but fail spectacularly.

Acid Cow has compiled a series of photos showing goods and businesses owned by people who fall in the latter category. 

Have a look at the photos in the gallery above and have a good laugh!