Retail & E-Commerce

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Latest News in Retail & E-Commerce

  • January 23, 2018

    The Possible Pitfalls Of A Text Messaging Ad Campaign

    Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuits increased 17.6 percent last year from October to November, and of the 348 TCPA lawsuits filed in November, 20.1 percent were class actions. Businesses can avoid becoming part of these statistics by following the guidance courts have handed down, say Jarrod Shaw and Elizabeth Thomas of McGuireWoods LLP.

  • January 22, 2018

    DC Circ. Skeptical Of UPS' Claims In Shipping Cost Dispute

    UPS faced stiff resistance from a D.C. Circuit panel in oral arguments Monday as the package shipper tried to deliver convincing arguments against new federal rules governing what shipping costs the U.S. Postal Service can pass on to consumers.

  • January 22, 2018

    Furniture Co. Wants FCA Duty Evasion Suit Tossed

    Florida-based Blue Furniture Solutions LLC asked a Texas federal judge on Friday to toss a False Claims Act suit alleging its related company XMillenium LLC evaded millions of dollars of anti-dumping duties and customs fees, saying the federal government hasn’t adequately alleged it participated in a scheme to undervalue imported goods.

  • January 22, 2018

    Cherokee Nation Takes Opioid Claims To Okla. State Court

    The Cherokee Nation on Friday headed to Oklahoma state court with its bid to hold Wal-Mart, Walgreens and other major retail pharmacies and drug distributors accountable for their alleged role in an explosion of opioid abuse among tribe members, after a federal judge recently blocked the Cherokees’ similar suit in tribal court.

  • January 22, 2018

    Whole Foods Overloads Supplements With B12, Suit Says

    Whole Foods has been hit with a proposed class action in California alleging the company’s consumable liquid B vitamin supplements contain higher amounts of vitamin B12 than advertised.

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