Bass Shoe Shopper Says Outlet Sale Prices Are Misleading

Law360, New York (September 7, 2016, 6:12 PM EDT) -- G.H. Bass & Co. and parent company AM Retail Group Inc. were smacked Tuesday with a proposed class action in California federal court by a shopper claiming the shoemaker's sale prices at outlet stores represent "phantom" savings, as purportedly original prices on merchandise are false and misleading.

Maria Ramos of El Dorado County, Calif., said she and other shoppers at Bass outlet stores in California make their way to the locations based on the "commonly understood" notion that they will be shopping for merchandise that first appeared in non-outlet retail locations, but which are now being discounted for one reason or another....

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