By  on September 28, 2011

WASHINGTON — Reebok International Ltd. and other brands advertising that their products strengthen and tone muscles were put on notice by the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, as the agency said Reebok will pay $25 million in refunds to consumers to resolve charges it deceptively advertised that its “toning shoes” would provide extra tone and strength to leg and buttock muscles.

This story first appeared in the September 29, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

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