Browsing the "Legal Action" Category

Summary of Action

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

In June 2018, the FTC sent a closing letter to Williams-Sonoma following an investigation into the company’s marketing of certain


PBteen Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

PBTEEN MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of PBteen marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that


Williams-Sonoma Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

WILLIAMS-SONOMA MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of Williams-Sonoma marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that


Pottery Barn Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

POTTERY BARN MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of Pottery Barn marketing materials that claim, either expressly or


West Elm Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

WEST ELM MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of West Elm marketing materials that claim, either expressly or


Rejuvenation Database

May 21st, 2019 | by  .

REJUVENATION MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of Rejuvenation marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that


Status and Updates

May 20th, 2019 | by  .

May 21, 2019: TINA.org sends a complaint letter to the FTC requesting that it re-open its investigation into Williams-Sonoma’s Made


MyPillow 2019 Database

April 23rd, 2019 | by  .

In 2019, TINA.org found that MyPillow is violating a 2016 Stipulated Judgment (entered in a lawsuit filed against the company


Summary of Action

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

TINA.org investigated the marketing for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, which revealed that Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) was running a multimillion-dollar


2019 Sprinter Origin Database

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

In connection with its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter investigation, TINA.org collected Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) associated with each vehicle in its sampling


Status and Updates

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

March – first week of April 2019: Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) removes several deceptive marketing materials from publication, including a national


VIN Decoding

April 9th, 2019 | by  .

A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is a unique 17-digit code assigned to each motor vehicle in the United States. The


Summary of Action

March 4th, 2019 | by  .

In March 2017, the Federal Trade Commission notified more than 90 social media influencers and marketers of their legal obligation to


Status and Updates

March 4th, 2019 | by  .

March 4, 2019:  TINA.org sends a complaint letter to the FTC urging it to expand its investigation into the marketing


Lisa Rinna Instagram Database

March 1st, 2019 | by  .

TINA.org investigated 21 social media influencers who have received two FTC letters notifying them of their legal obligation to clearly and



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