Contract Spat Win For Macy's Supplier Overturned

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has overturned a win for Macy's Inc. supplier The Carlson Co. Inc. in a breach of contract case against a Hong Kong company it had partnered with to deliver $5 million worth of displays for Martha Stewart-branded goods.

The district court erred in letting Carlson pay Hong Kong's Superl Sequoia Ltd. a full $1 million less than the quoted price after some of the display pieces broke in shipping, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled Wednesday.

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