Macy's Again Tries To Block Martha Stewart-JC Penney Deal

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 3:07 PM EDT) -- Macy’s Inc. renewed its bid Friday to block Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’s planned merchandising deal with rival J.C. Penney Co. Inc., calling the attempt by the TV personality’s company to expand its retail partners “the very definition of bad faith.”

In a refiled motion seeking a preliminary injunction, Macy’s petitioned a New York state court to block MSLO from going forward with its recently announced deal with J.C. Penney, arguing the agreement violated a noncompete clause included in MSLO’s 2006 retail agreement with Macy’s....
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