Federal Trade Commission (FTC)


Three Retailers Settle with FTC Over Mislabeled “Faux Fur” Items

Revolve Clothing

Washington—Neiman Marcus and two other retailers agreed this week to settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) … [Read more...]

“Green” Marketers Alert: FTC Issues New Expanded Green Guides

FTC Green

Washington—Before you start referring to your products as "environmentally friendly" or "eco-friendly”, you might ought to read … [Read more...]

Enforcement of New Fur Label Law to Begin Sunday

The Truth in Fur Labeling Act includes all accessories categories except handbags. Fur collar from Chris Benz Fall 2012 collection.

Washington—Although the new Truth in Fur Labeling Act—which includes most accessories—has been the law of the land since President … [Read more...]

Reebok Agrees to $25 Million Settlement over Toning Footwear Claims

Claims made in Reebok's EasyTone footwear ads were disputed by the FTC

Washington—Remember all those claims that wearing certain “body-shaping” footwear would firm up your leg and fanny … [Read more...]

New Fur Label Law Starts Friday

Under the new fur label law any accessories containing fur (except handbags) must be labeled

Washington— Friday, March 18, marks the first day that all garments, including accessories, that contain animal fur—no matter what … [Read more...]

FTC to Tighten Rules to Stop Misleading Eco Claims

FTC to Tighten Rules to Stop Misleading Eco Claims

Washington--In an effort to prevent "green washing"--misleading information about a product's environmental attributes--The … [Read more...]

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