Macy’s Sues JC Penney Over Martha Stewart Agreement

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 4:31 PM EDT) -- Macy’s Inc. on Thursday accused J.C. Penney Co. Inc. of causing Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. to breach its contract to exclusively sell certain products through Macy’s, the plaintiff's latest attempt to derail a business relationship between the two.

In a complaint filed in New York state court, Macy’s alleges its rival intentionally courted MSLO and convinced it to enter into an agreement to sell the products with J.C. Penney, despite being fully aware of its contract with Macy’s, which has been renewed for another five...
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