TJ Maxx Accused Of Duping Buyers With 'Compare At' Prices

By Dani Meyer (July 20, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT) -- Retail giant The TJX Cos. Inc., the parent of T.J. Maxx, is the latest company to face allegations it uses bogus comparison pricing to make its prices seem like huge discounts, according to a proposed class action filed Friday in California federal court.

Staci Chester and Daniel Friedman said they believed that the "compare at" prices on T.J. Maxx's price tags showed the difference between an item's discount store price and department store price, but later found out that the higher prices are only estimates of what the retailer thinks they "may have" been sold at.

"Nowhere on defendants' price tags,...

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