Ann Taylor Settles ZIP Code Suit, To Offer Vouchers

Law360, Chicago (March 7, 2014, 1:29 PM EST) -- Ann Taylor Inc. has settled a consumer class action accusing it of illegally collecting ZIP codes during credit card purchases, agreeing to hand out vouchers to affected customers, according to a Thursday filing in Massachusetts federal court.

Under the deal, the retailer will offer Massachusetts customers who had their ZIP codes improperly recorded a choice between a voucher for $15 off any purchase at Ann Taylor stores, or a voucher for 20 percent off any purchase, plaintiff Michael Pietrantonio said in a motion seeking preliminary approval...
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