Dukes Not Enough To Nix Best Buy Price-Match Class

Law360, New York (September 16, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT) -- A class of New York consumers claiming that Best Buy Stores LP fails to honor a guarantee to match competitors' prices remained intact Thursday, despite the electronics retailer's argument for decertification in light of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes.

According to an amended complaint filed in New York federal court, Best Buy falsely advertised that it would match any local competitor's lower price or beat its competitors' price by 10 percent if a customer had already bought the product from the retailer. The class action accuses...
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