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August 20, 2013

In the 1980s, animated public service commercials featuring McGruff the Crime Dog exhorted viewers that: “Together, we can take a bite out of crime.” Two decades later, department store retailer J.C. Penney is taking that spirit of teamwork to cooperatively use technology to combat retail crime in the greater Chicago area.

In the 1980s, animated public service commercials featuring McGruff the Crime Dog exhorted viewers that: “Together, we can take a bite out of crime.” Two decades later, department store retailer J.C. Penney is taking that spirit of teamwork to cooperatively use technology to combat retail crime in the greater Chicago area.

March 15, 2013

The use of criminal background checks by employers is being closely watched.

Concerns that convictions among African Americans and Hispanics were causing hiring discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Council has issued new guidelines regarding employer use of criminal records under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to the Pew Center on the States 2010 study, while one in every 87 white men in America have been incarcerated, among Hispanics it is 1-in-36 and blacks it is 1-in-12.

September 24, 2012

By Sandra Gold Slon, attorney, Los Angeles-based TroyGould

By Sandra Gold Slon, attorney, Los Angeles-based TroyGould

July 26, 2012

A federal lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was filed on Wednesday by disability rights advocates claiming that payment machines are inaccessible to California customers in wheelchairs and on scooters.

San Francisco -- A federal lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was filed on Wednesday by disability rights advocates claiming that payment machines are inaccessible to California customers in wheelchairs and on scooters.

March 22, 2012

A state attorney for California said that Wal-Mart has agreed to pay a $2.1 million penalty for overcharging customers in the state.

Bentonville, Ark. -- A state attorney for California said Wednesday that Wal-Mart has agreed to pay a $2.1 million penalty for overcharging customers in the state.

Wal-Mart is being penalized for charging prices higher than those posted, violating a 2008 judgment for it to halt the overcharging.

July 28, 2011

The State Attorney’s office in Connecticut said Thursday that Walgreen Co. has settled a civil lawsuit with state and federal officials who accused the retailer of double-billing the government for prescription drugs.

Hartford, Conn. -- The State Attorney’s office in Connecticut said Thursday that Walgreen Co. has settled a civil lawsuit with state and federal officials who accused the retailer of double-billing the government for prescription drugs.

Walgreen has reimbursed the government for billing errors made between June 1, 2006, and Aug. 31, 2008, and admitted no wrongdoing in the settlement.
 

July 12, 2011

By Daniel J. Schuch, Nelsy C. Gómez and David L. Barron

By Daniel J. Schuch, Nelsy C. Gómez and David L. Barron

April 4, 2011

Sandra Gold Slon, real estate partner, TroyGould

By Sandra Gold Slon

Who needs an exit strategy? In this economy, most of us are aware of tenants facing difficulties in meeting their lease obligations. If we weren’t thinking about it front and center, it was brought front and center when Borders declared bankruptcy, closing hundreds of stores.

February 2, 2011

Buried in the details of recent settlements between FedEx Ground (“FedEx”) and various state attorneys general is a foreboding philosophical bias that delivery drivers, working either directly or indirectly for FedEx, must be employed by someone.

By Brian Leary, bleary@mccarter.com

August 15, 2010

Nothing catches a customer’s eye quite like the word “free.” Perhaps that’s why so many...

By David Zetoony, David.Zetoony@bryancave.com

February 18, 2010

By Michael Maniscalco, Esq., mike@maniscalcoanddiorio.com

It’s a scenario that plays out in countless grocery stores, convenience stores, even restaurants and fast food chains, around the country. A person slips on the floor and a lawsuit springs up seemingly before the plaintiff even hits the ground.

It’s the classic “slip & fall case,” a claim that the store was negligent in allowing a dangerous condition to exist that caused the slip.

December 4, 2008

A U.S. Bankruptcy judge on Friday allowed Circuit City Stores Inc. to continue paying nearly...

November 30, 2008

The tension in retail is palpable. Word on the streets, in the board-rooms and...

October 9, 2008

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged two former senior executives at drug store chain Duane...

August 20, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said on Thursday it had reached a settlement with its former vice...

April 30, 2008

There’s no doubt that retail plays an important role in keeping communities healthy, economically...

December 9, 2007

Nashville, Tenn. Opening arguments were heard Monday in the trial involving Genesco Inc.'s attempts to...

November 30, 2007

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November 30, 2007

The issues confronting retailing regarding new security regulations are daunting, to say the least and...

November 18, 2007

Tustin, Calif., RadioShack...

May 31, 2007

Retail employers uttered a collective gasp when the California Supreme Court handed down its April...

December 31, 2006

New leadership is...

January 29, 2006

Deerfield, Ill., Alleging...

November 29, 2005

St.Louis, Walgreen Co....

August 8, 2005

San Francisco, Wal-Mart...