Results for ""Made in the USA""

Target Made in the USA Error Data

June 26th, 2017

Below are 100 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Target.com found by TINA.org in the spring of 2017. Target.com v. Manufacturer Information # Product Target.com Product Packaging / Manufacturer’s Website 1 Floor Sweepers Dry Cloths – 16 ct – up & up Made in the USA Made in China 2 Maybelline The Rock


Lands’ End “Made in the USA” Claims

December 5th, 2016

December 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. April 2016: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for November 29, 2016. February 2016: The parties moved for preliminary approval of a settlement of this lawsuit. According to the proposed settlement terms, class members may


Balloon Time “Made in the USA” Claims

March 2nd, 2015

A class-action lawsuit (which was originally filed in 2012) alleges that Party City and Worthington Cylinder Corporation falsely advertise “Balloon Time” helium tanks as “Made in the USA” when they actually contain parts that are made in other countries. (Card et al v. Worthington Cylinder Corporation and Party City Corporation et al, Case No. 37-2012-00084838,


Iron Company

October 18th, 2019

FTC spots potentially misleading made in the USA claims in company’s marketing.


BedHead Pajamas

October 16th, 2019

Sleepwear company makes changes to made in the USA marketing in wake of FTC inquiry.


Why the FTC Needs a Made in USA Rule

October 10th, 2019

Businesses that can legitimately claim their products are made in USA have a distinct advantage over competitors selling foreign-made goods. Such U.S.-made claims add value to products because consumers perceive American-made goods to be of a higher quality and buying them make consumers feel patriotic. Unsurprisingly then, many companies want to affix an American-made designation


New Balance Made in USA

September 26th, 2019

In 1996, the FTC brought an administrative action against New Balance Athletic Shoes, Inc. for making deceptive U.S.-origin claims about its sneakers. Since at least 2009, the company has marketed some of its sneakers as Made in the USA despite the fact that up to 30% of the shoes domestic value is from imported materials.


MUSA Recidivists

September 26th, 2019

1. New Balance In 1996, the FTC brought an administrative action against New Balance for making deceptive U.S.-origin claims about its sneakers. Since at least 2009, the company has marketed some of its sneakers as Made in the USA “where the domestic value is at least 70% . . .” https://www.instagram.com/p/7VQHRyzUt0/ 2. Stanley Works In


Status and Updates

August 29th, 2019

August 22, 2019: TINA.org files with the FTC a Petition for Rulemaking to Promulgate Regulations for Made in the USA Claims.


Summary of Action

August 29th, 2019

In August 2019, TINA.org filed a petition requesting that the Federal Trade Commission use its rulemaking authority to expand its enforcement abilities and better defend the Made in USA marketing designation. In the past few years, TINA.org has exposed a number of companies deceptively marketing products as Made in the USA, including Williams-Sonoma, Mercedes-Benz, Gillette,


New Balance Shoes

August 27th, 2019

July 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. January 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that would resolve this lawsuit. According to its terms, class members may receive up to $10 for each pair of shoes purchased, with a maximum award of $50 for each person


Kenall Lighting

August 8th, 2019

Company sees that light after FTC inquiry into its made in the USA claims.


NuBra

June 21st, 2019

Support is a key feature of any bra — support for advertising claims, that is.



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