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Lillian Vernon

What's really on sale at Lillian Vernon?

A reader recently wrote that she was enticed to open an email from online retailer Lillian Vernon whose subject line read: “Shop & save 65% on everything!” But much to our reader’s disappointment, “everything” turned out to be nothing at Lillian Vernon. Rather, the 65 percent savings related to a personalized print from Lillian Vernon’s sister company, YouFrame USA. The body of the email (see below) linked to the YouFrame USA website:

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“I find the communication to be very misleading and wanted to share,” the reader wrote in an email to

Find more of our coverage on misleading emails here.

Our Ad Alerts are not just about false and deceptive marketing issues, but may also be about ads that, although not necessarily deceptive, should be viewed with caution. Ad Alerts can also be about single issues and may not include a comprehensive list of all marketing issues relating to the brand discussed.

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