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Thursday Boot Co.

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Thursday Boot Co.

Company claims its boots are “Handcrafted in the USA” but not all of them are.

Vibram FiveFingers Footwear

Class Action

Vibram FiveFingers Footwear

December 2015: The First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court’s approval of the settlement. February 2015: Three objectors filed Notices of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement.…

Olga Shoe

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Olga Shoe

When the photos on the website don’t match the reality.

Earth Exer-Walk Shoe

Class Action

Earth Exer-Walk Shoe

June 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. October 2015: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Earth Inc. The…

Wall of Shame

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Wall of Shame

What do Tom Brady, Kim Kardashian and Dr. Oz all have in common?

Vibram FiveFingers

Class Action

Vibram FiveFingers

January 2016: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2014: This case was…

Binxie

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Binxie

A 2019-2020 TINA.org investigation into the emerging use of virtual influencers in social media marketing has catalogued a *sampling of 28 virtual influencers ranging from the human-like to the overtly…

Frigidaire

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Frigidaire

FTC drives its Made in USA standard home in closing letter to appliance maker.

New Balance Made in USA Labels

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New Balance Made in USA Labels

Below is a sampling of New Balance labels that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that the shoes are wholly Made in the USA. Labels as shown in photos taken by…

New Balance Made in USA

Consumer News

New Balance Made in USA

In 1996, the FTC brought an administrative action against New Balance Athletic Shoes, Inc. for making deceptive U.S.-origin claims about its sneakers. Since at least 2009, the company has marketed…

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