CATrends: Fake Reference Prices
The illusion of savings.
Kardashians Find New Ways to Skirt #Ad on Social Media
From ambiguous hashtags to delaying disclosure, the family continues to spurn federal endorsement guidelines.
FiveFingers Out of Pocket $3.75 million
Footwear maker joins list of companies settling misleading ad claims.
Reebok Easy Toners Thin Your Wallet But Not Your Thighs
In Adidas Group’s 2010 Annual Report, CEO Herbert Hainer boasts that “Reebok’s sales expanded 12% … to [$2.6 billion].” He went on to say that “EasyTone has been a…
Adidas NHL Jerseys
Allegations: Falsely marketing NHL jerseys as “authentic” when they are not the same as jerseys worn by players
Bored Ape Yacht Club, ApeCoins, and Collections of NFTs from Yuga Labs
Allegations: Failing to disclose that celebrities were paid for their endorsements and segments of a television show were actually paid ads
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing hockey jerseys as authentic when they are not the same as jerseys worn by NHL players on the ice
Discounts at Adidas Outlet Stores
Allegations: Falsely advertising discounts from artificially inflated reference prices
Adidas Springblade Running Shoes
September 2016: A federal judge denied the named plaintiff’s motion for class certification finding that plaintiffs failed to show that generalized proof can be used to resolve each class member’s…