CATrends: Fake Reference Prices
The illusion of savings.
Reality Check: TINA.org Calls on FTC to Address Virtual Influencers
Why the FTC should consider virtual influencers as it reviews its Endorsement Guides.
Influencers Defy FTC Rules on Disclosure Despite Warnings
TINA.org finds 95 percent of social media influencers previously put on notice by the FTC breaking the law.
Ad or Not? Khloe Kardashian and Calvin Klein
An official ad campaign announcement has us taking a second look at another big reveal.
Exposure without Disclosure: Cashing In with the Kardashians
TINA.org takes famous family’s deceptive social media endorsements to the FTC.
Discounts at Calvin Klein Outlet Stores
Allegations: Falsely advertising pricing discounts from artificially inflated reference prices
Discounted Prices at Van Heusen
September 2020: A federal judge dismissed the complaint concluding that the named plaintiff failed to meet the heightened pleading standard for fraud-based claims and failed to allege that he was…
Discounted Prices at Van Heusen Outlet Stores
October 2018: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that provides class members with a $6.50 merchandise certificate to use toward the future purchase of one item. A…
Discounts at Tommy Hilfiger Outlet Stores
October 2018: This lawsuit was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-3161, D. Ariz.) August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against PVH Retail Stores for allegedly deceptively marketing the…
Sales at Tommy Hilfiger Outlet Stores
June 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-1373, S.D. Cal.) April 2018: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against PVH Retail Stores for allegedly misleadingly…
Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein Discounts
July 2017: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not been…