TINA.org investigated price advertising tactics used by outlet stores in Connecticut, including at a Skechers outlet store, and found that it ran perpetual – and therefore fabricated and deceptive – sales on its products.
- Sent warning letter to Skechers
- Filed complaint with CT Attorney General
TINA.org sends warning letter to Skechers regarding its deceptive and perpetual sales, and urges the company to correct the issue immediately.
The same day, TINA.org also alerts the Connecticut Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Department to this issue as the findings suggest that the practice is widespread and therefore should be addressed on a state-wide basis.
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