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A shopper loads her car after shopping at a Walmart in PittsburghWalmart, Pittsburgh, USA - 22 Feb 2018

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Major Retailers Refute ‘Extortion Scheme’ Lawsuit by Accused Shoplifters

Accused shoplifters are allegedly being threatened with criminal action if they don’t submit to a costly “restorative justice” program.

clock April 20, 2018Kali Hays

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Seven For All Mankind Sues Amazon Over Ella Moon Private Label

The denim company is looking to protect its Ella Moss label from what it sees as an Amazon imitation.

clock April 19, 2018Kali Hays

Details at Gucci RTW Fall 2018

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Gucci, Guess End IP Litigations

The two companies have reached an agreement after nine years of court battles.

clock April 18, 2018Luisa Zargani

Marty JackleySupreme Court hears arguments in e-commerce case, Washington, USA - 17 Apr 2018Marty Jackley, Attorney General of South Dakota, speaks to the media after arguing a closely watched e-commerce case before the Supreme Court in Washington DC, USA, 17 April 2018. The case involves whether states can collect sales tax from retailers who have no physical presence in their state.

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Online Tax Issue May Be Too Big for Supreme Court

The justices seemed eager to have Congress deal with the issue of online retailers paying state taxes, but also showed concern for small businesses.

clock April 17, 2018Kali Hays

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Patagonia Wants Copycat Bumper Stickers Off the Road

The outdoorsy brand is suing a Wyoming company over stickers its says look similar to Patagonia’s long-used logo.

clock April 6, 2018Kali Hays

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Tapestry Sued for Firing Coach Brand Exec Upon Return From Maternity Leave

A former global brand manager says she was retaliated against for taking time off after having a child.

clock April 6, 2018Kali Hays

Michael Phelps featured in Under Armour's "Rule Yourself" campaign

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Under Armour Sues Former NFL Player Using ‘I Will’ Tag Line

The athleticwear company uses “I Will” extensively in branding and store marketing.

clock April 5, 2018Kali Hays

A View of a Sign at a Saks Fifth Avenue Store in New York New York Usa 30 July 2013 Reports on 29 July State That Saks Fifth Avenue Will Be Sold to Hudson's Bay a Company Based in Canada who Also Owns the Store Lord & Taylor For 2 4 Billion Us Dollars United States New YorkUsa Saks Fifth Avenue - Jul 2013

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Hudson’s Bay Hit With $5 Million Lawsuit Over Data Breach

A shopper is pursuing a class action days after the Saks operator said it uncovered a breach of payment information.

clock April 5, 2018Kali Hays

Hedi Slimane

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Kering to Appeal Ruling Granting 9.3 Million Euros to Hedi Slimane

The case has been winding through a French commercial court for over a year and a half.

clock April 5, 2018Mimosa Spencer

Street styleStreet Style, New York Fashion Week, USA - 12 Feb 2018

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Off-White Going After Fakes Being Sold on Wish.com With Lawsuit

Virgil Abloh’s brand is looking to shut down more than 100 Wish.com sellers and nab a multimillion-dollar payout.

clock April 4, 2018Kali Hays

Model Adwoa Aboah wears a creation for the Miu Miu ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in ParisParis Fashion Miu Miu - 06 Mar 2018

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Adwoa Aboah Says Earnings are Being Used as ‘Ransom’ By The Lions

The model is throwing herself into a legal fight over her leaving Lions for DNA.

clock March 23, 2018Kali Hays

The Ulta Beauty store in Manhattan

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Ulta Refutes Reselling Lawsuit, Saying ‘Third Parties’ May Be to Blame

The beauty retailer denied that it resells used products, while noting it’s not “legally responsible” if some stores did.

clock March 21, 2018Kali Hays

Elizabeth Kennedy

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Elizabeth Kennedy, Squeezed Out of Brand, Sues to Regain Control of Name

A soured investor relationship has seen the designer’s brand shut down.

clock March 21, 2018Kali Hays

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WWD Law Review: H&M, Others Find Graffiti Is Art After All

Jason “Revok” Williams is the latest graffiti artist to seek to protect his copyright after H&M used his work in an ad.

clock March 19, 2018Julie Zerbo

Details at Salvatore Ferragamo RTW Spring 2018

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Salvatore Ferragamo Awarded $60M in Online Counterfeit Battle

The New York Southern District Court delivered the injunction against 60 unidentified holders of illegal
online profiles selling counterfeit Salvatore Ferragamo products.

clock March 19, 2018Luisa Zargani

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