Retail Cases And Trends To Watch In 2019

By Kevin Stawicki (January 1, 2019, 12:03 PM EST) -- The retail and e-commerce industries will have an eventful start to the new year on lingering issues surrounding comparative pricing, arbitration and independent contracting; the legal fallout from's massive data breach; tests to the scope of Illinois' unique biometric privacy law; and challenges to the scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Here, Law360 explores cases and litigation areas that are worth watching in 2019.

Comparative Pricing Clarity 

For years, a handful of retailers like JCPenney and Kohl's have faced suits by shoppers claiming they were tricked by deceptively inflated "original" prices that make sale prices look like substantial discounts,...

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