June 23rd, 2015
In March 2015, a state judge granted final approval of a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Michaels Stores. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2012, alleged that the company advertised pricing discounts on framing products and services without actually providing customers with a discount. According to the settlement website, the settlement
June 22nd, 2015
When a sale isn’t really a sale.
June 16th, 2015
The math doesn’t add up for these advertised sales prices.
April 21st, 2015
Where have all the “select styles” gone? Maybe only H&M knows.
March 26th, 2015
Car-shopping website faces lawsuit over allegations of falsely advertising car prices.
March 12th, 2015
Objections filed to settlement that gives most distributors $20 or less, while lawyers get $5.25 million and the company continues business as usual.
February 26th, 2015
We’re sending this ad to the corner.
February 13th, 2015
Five top retailers who have gotten into hot water over pricing issues.
January 15th, 2015
A cautionary tale for consumers who shop on Google.
December 17th, 2014
Buyer beware: There’s no guarantee on the prices or authenticity of the designer items sold on this website.
December 8th, 2014
Some notable companies facing deceptive advertising claims.
October 28th, 2014
Online purchase of a child-sized firefighter costume leaves one woman feeling hosed.
September 26th, 2014
Investing with Lear may test your mettle when it comes to precious coins.
July 16th, 2014
Before you book that great getaway deal, you need to ask some questions.
July 8th, 2014
Searching for a sale this summer? Here are some things to look out for.
May 5th, 2014
Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 is anything but transparent.
April 2nd, 2014
A TINA.org reader sent us a copy of Frontier’s advertised prices for its TV bundles: But the reader says when he called to sign up for the TV and Internet bundle, Frontier told him he couldn’t have it at the advertised price: I saw this advertisement yesterday. First time I called to get the number
February 21st, 2014
California court slaps company with millions in civil penalties.
February 5th, 2014
Will the government finally take notice of misleading marketing and pricing?
January 22nd, 2014
In January 2014, a class-action lawsuit filed against Novartis Consumer Health over its marketing and pricing of Excedrin Migraine was removed to federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in December 2013 in California state court, alleges that the company misleadingly represents Excedrin Migraine will treat migraines more effectively, and is therefore more expensive,