Nike Escapes Class Cert. In ZIP Code Collection Suit

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 1:31 PM EST) -- A California judge on Monday refused to certify a statewide class in a suit challenging Nike Inc.'s policy of requesting ZIP codes from credit card customers, finding that the three named plaintiffs were never actually victims of the policy.

Kristen Hartman, Erika McCartney and Dustin Gormley claim that Nike cashiers asked them for their ZIP codes before the end of their transaction, but U.S. District Judge Susan Illston noted that the company policy at issue in the suit instructs employees to ask for the information after...
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