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Latest News in Retail & E-Commerce

  • June 01, 2020

    PetSmart Facing Class Action Over Pet CBD Products

    A proposed class of customers is accusing PetSmart of selling a CBD oil for animals that has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and that the company intended to mislead consumers about the product's legality.

  • June 01, 2020

    Chinese Delivery Firm Preps $264M IPO Amid U.S.-China Spat

    Chinese online delivery platform Dada Nexus Ltd. on Monday set a price range on an estimated $264 million initial public offering, undeterred by U.S. efforts to increase scrutiny of Chinese-based public companies amid escalating tension between the two countries.

  • June 01, 2020

    Coronavirus Q&A: Cohen Milstein's Tort Litigation Chair

    In this edition of Coronavirus Q&A, a Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC partner representing people who have suffered catastrophic injuries, who also serves as an advocate for trial attorneys, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected client intake and lobbying efforts.

  • June 01, 2020

    Converse Says Steve Madden Copied Its 'Run Star Hike' Shoes

    Converse Inc. is claiming that Steve Madden Ltd. copied its Run Star Hike sneaker design, infringing two of its design patents, according to a suit filed Friday in Massachusetts federal court.

  • June 01, 2020

    Discount Retailer Fred's Sees Ch. 11 Liquidation Plan OK'd

    A Delaware judge on Monday signed off on discount retailer Fred's Inc. Chapter 11 plan, clearing the way for distributions to be made to creditors using proceeds from asset sales, with unsecured creditors expected to see minimal recovery.

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