Why Temu prices are so low
Apr 3, 2024

Why Temu prices are so low

E-commerce platform Temu’s products are often cheap and unbranded — but those low prices could be coming at high costs.

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When cheap products come at a cost

The China-owned online shopping platform Temu has become a popular place to shop cheap over the last year. Temu serves 49 countries, including the United States. But how are the e-commerce platform’s goods so darn cheap? Reporter Sam Gruet reports.

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