Bargain Hunters Beware: Is it Really a Sale?
February 13th, 2015
Target: This “Expect More, Pay Less” retailer paying out $4 million to settle charges that it charged more.
Amazon: Facing class-action lawsuit that alleges its pricing makes consumers believe they are getting a bigger discount than they actually are.
Neiman-Marcus: Price comparison tags at outlet stores mislead consumers, a class-action lawsuit alleges.
Overstock: Ordered to pay $6.8 million in civil penalties for deceptively advertising the savings customers would get on items as compared to MSRP reference prices.
The Gap: Class-action lawsuit alleges it deceives consumers about the quality of the lower-priced items sold at its outlet stores.
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