For decades brands have been supporting causes -- or rather pretending to support causes -- to boost sales.
How products marketed as "recyclable" end up in landfills.
What kind of disclosure is necessary for social media influencer marketing?
What to know about the FDA's rule on under-filled or slack-filled packaging.
Medical devices like to tout their status with the FDA. But what's behind these terms?
Shoppers face fictitious pricing, perpetual sales and more when trying to decipher a true bargain in the aisle.
It’s getting harder to distinguish advertisements from objective content.
Risk free trials may lead to repeated, unwanted charges to your credit card.
Advertised deals get consumers in the door but not necessarily the price or product they wanted.
Sweepstakes and lotteries may be scams in disguise.
Was that an ad that flashed by?
When does a product truly meet the requirements for a Made in USA label?
Products that pop up in movies and television shows are often there for specific advertising reasons.
Why is your favorite celebrity attracted to that specific product?
What the ad giveth, the fine print is not supposed to taketh away.
The marketing angle behind viral videos.
There's lots of strings attached to offers of free products and services.
Teach your children well, about ads.
Marketers want to get to know us better - to get us involved in the development of their products. Is it because they really want to be our friends?
Is it worth it to pay extra for that extended warranty?
What to know before you bite on that revolutionary infomercial product.
Watch out for loopholes in those guarantees.
Rebates are often unredeemed.