Toys R Us To Pay $1.3M To End FTC Dispute

Law360, New York (March 29, 2011, 4:19 PM EDT) -- Toys R Us Inc. will pay $1.3 million to resolve claims that it violated a 1998 Federal Trade Commission order barring the toy retailer from discouraging suppliers from selling to discount stores, the agency announced Tuesday.

While the FTC did not claim that Toys R Us had entered any supplier deals that ran afoul of the earlier ban, it accused the retailer's Babies R Us unit of complaining to several baby products manufacturers about consumer discounting and seeking information about their business dealings with discount stores....
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