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Retail & E-Commerce

Retail & E-Commerce Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on the retail and e-commerce industries. Coverage includes litigation, policy developments, and corporate deals involving traditional stores, online shopping companies, and retail developers.

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Latest News in Retail & E-Commerce

  • March 18, 2019

    Willkie, Skadden Steer FIS’ $43B Worldpay Buy

    Fidelity National Information Services, led by Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, on Monday inked a $43 billion deal, including debt, for Worldpay, guided by Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, marking the latest payments services tie-up as the space consolidates.

  • March 15, 2019

    StarKist Settles Tuna Price-Fixing Claims With Kroger, Others

    StarKist Co. announced Friday that it has agreed to a settlement with Kroger Co. and other retailers to resolve allegations of a widespread tuna price-fixing conspiracy that have been the focus of multidistrict litigation in California federal court.

  • March 15, 2019

    L.L. Bean Beats Customer's Return Policy Suit

    A California federal judge has once again tossed a proposed class action that claims new limits on L.L. Bean Inc.'s century-old lifetime warranty violate consumer protection statutes, finding the company's most recent policy does not actually affect the customer's purchases.

  • March 15, 2019

    Lottery Co. Renews Bid To Dodge Ill. Fraud Class Action

    Illinois’ former lottery manager told a federal judge Thursday it didn’t hurt ticket-buyers’ luck when it ended one of its games early and that customers had used up their chances to amend their fraud suit.

  • March 15, 2019

    Apple Says Spotify Is Asking For A Free Ride

    Apple Inc. responded Thursday to complaints from music streaming service Spotify that the tech giant rigs its App Store and devices to benefit its own services at the expense of rivals, saying Spotify wants to reap the benefits of the store without paying its share.

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