Retail & E-Commerce

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Latest News in Retail & E-Commerce

  • October 20, 2017

    Investors Say Skechers Overstated Projected Sales Growth

    A Skechers investor hit the shoe company with a putative stock-drop class action in New York federal court Friday, alleging it overstated its projected sales growth despite knowing that a slowdown at a port would hurt its shipping abilities, ultimately causing shares to fall 31.5 percent.

  • October 20, 2017

    Gaming Startup Raises $884M In Upsized IPO

    Singapore gaming and e-commerce startup Sea Ltd. said Friday its initial public offering raised $884 million after shares priced above their forecast range and promptly rose in debut trading, capping a week that saw four IPOs raise more than $2 billion.

  • October 20, 2017

    TJ Maxx Shoppers Bolster Thread Count Inflation Claims

    The parent company of T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods, Marshalls and Sierra Trading Post and two textile companies were hit with expanded allegations in Massachusetts federal court Friday by shoppers who claim that they inflated the thread count of bedding and linen products to boost profits by making the goods more attractive.

  • October 20, 2017

    PTAB Upholds Nike Shoe Patents In Adidas Challenge

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Thursday upheld as valid the asserted claims of two Nike patents for the upper parts of footwear, rejecting Adidas' contentions in the two cases that the patents are obvious.

  • October 20, 2017

    HHS Looks To Dodge $1.5B Pharmacy Antitrust Suit

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday said that it should not have to face a $1.5 billion antitrust lawsuit brought against Chicago pharmacies, saying that no claims in the suit even mention the department, according to a filing in Illinois federal court.

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