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VitaJuwel USA Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in Illinois state court on Thursday by a woman who alleges the company lies to customers about the health benefits of its $120 water bottles equipped with semi-precious stones.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday decided the most important tax case in two and a half decades, overruling its 1992 precedent in Quill v. North Dakota and holding internet retailers can be required to collect sales and use tax in states in which they lack a physical presence. Law360 looks back at how we got here and what a post-Quill world may look like.
Under fire for purported shortcomings, irregularities and conflicts in its initial Delaware Chapter 11 plan, jewelry and accessories retailer Claire’s Inc. secured approval Friday for a reworked marketing effort that a Delaware bankruptcy judge said could encourage more bidding for the $1.3 billion annual revenue business.
Fourteen firms will steer 12 initial public offerings that could surpass $2.5 billion in proceeds during the coming week, representing notable companies like private equity-backed BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. and several life science, technology and e-commerce issuers, potentially closing the busiest month for IPOs in three years.
Ikea is facing another lawsuit over the death of a toddler underneath a Malm dresser after settling three earlier suits for $50 million, the parents' Philadelphia-based lawyers said Thursday.