Sales at J. Crew Factory and Mercantile Stores
June 2017: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against J. Crew in federal court. Specifically, the complaint alleges that J. Crew misleadingly compares a sale price to a false original price to make consumers believe they are getting a significant discount on merchandise sold in its Factory stores in outlet malls and Mercantile stores in retail shopping centers when, according to the plaintiffs, the original prices were “overstated” and the merchandise was never sold at the original price. (Press et al v. J. Crew, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-4315, C. D. CA.)
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