Discounts at J.C. Penney Stores
November 2016: The appeal was dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. October 2016: A Notice of Appeal regarding the district court’s decision to approve the settlement was…
In December 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against J. C. Penney for allegedly falsely advertising discounts by marking up the prices of products in order to make its “discounts” appear to be a good deal and induce consumers to purchase products. The case was transferred from state court to federal court in January 2017. (Cavlovic et al v. J.C. Penney Corp., Case No. 17-cv-2042, D. KS.)
For more information about other class-action lawsuits regarding J.C. Penney and TINA.org’s coverage of the store, click here.
For more information about other class-action lawsuits regarding pricing discounts and TINA.org’s coverage of the issue, click here.
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