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“Procter & Gamble’s abandonment of the acquisition of Billie is good news for consumers who value low prices, quality, and innovation. Billie is a direct-to-consumer company whose advertising targets customers who are tired of paying more for comparable razors. The FTC voted to challenge this...
Glue maker Chemence, Inc., and its company president James Cooke, have settled Federal Trade Commission charges that they supplied pre-labeled and pre-packaged glues with deceptive “Made in USA” claims to trade customers to use in marketing the strong, fast-acting glues under retailer brand names....
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment from consumers and industry as part of its scheduled review of the Rule Relating to Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home Entertainment Products, commonly known as the Amplifier Rule.
The Federal Trade Commission has filed an administrative complaint (a public version of which will be available and linked to this news release as soon as possible) and authorized a suit in federal court to block The Procter & Gamble Company’s (P&G) proposed acquisition of Billie, Inc. (...
Arko Holdings Ltd. and Empire Petroleum Partners, LLC have agreed to divest retail fuel assets in local gasoline and diesel fuel markets across four states to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Arko’s proposed acquisition of Empire would violate federal antitrust law.
The Federal Trade Commission sued four companies that sell paint products used to coat buildings and homes, alleging that they deceived consumers about their products’ insulation and energy-savings capabilities.In complaints filed in federal court, the FTC charged that the companies falsely...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling charges that home products and kitchen wares company Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (“Williams-Sonoma”) made false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims that all of its Goldtouch Bakeware products,...
As part of the Federal Trade Commission’s systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides, the FTC is seeking public comment on a proposed repeal of the Care Labeling Rule. The Rule may not be necessary to ensure manufacturers provide care instructions, may have failed to keep up with a...
Home products and kitchen wares company Williams-Sonoma Inc. has agreed to stop making false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims that all of its Goldtouch Bakeware products, its Rejuvenation-branded products, and Pottery Barn Teen and Pottery Barn Kids-branded upholstered furniture products are...
Following today’s announcement by Edgewell Personal Care Company that it has terminated its merger agreement with Harry’s, Inc., Daniel Francis, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Competition, made this statement:
The Federal Trade Commission today authorized staff of the Bureau of Competition to file suit to enjoin Edgewell Personal Care Company’s proposed $1.37 billion acquisition of its key competitor, Harry’s, Inc. The Commission’s complaint alleges that the proposed combination would eliminate one of...
A Georgia-based distributor of water filtration systems has agreed to pay a $110,000 civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated a 2017 Federal Trade Commission administrative order by making false claims that wholly imported Chinese water filtration systems were made...
As part of its systematic review of all current rules and guides, the Federal Trade Commission has concluded a two-year review of its R-value Rule. The Commission now implements amendments to reduce the regulation’s burden, clarify its requirements, and make it easier for the FTC to take action...
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a negotiated final order that prohibits Oregon Lithoprint Inc. from making or attempting to make any agreement to refuse publication of legal notices or to allocate customers who wish to publish these notices.
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling charges that Pennsylvania-based Bollman Hat Company has agreed to stop deceptive use of its “American Made Matters” certification and marketing materials.
The Federal Trade Commission is proposing to repeal its Picture Tube Rule.
A California-based company has agreed to stop making false claims that its Chinese-made mattresses are assembled in the United States, under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
Oregon Lithoprint Inc., owner of the News-Register, a twice-weekly community newspaper based in Yamhill, Oreg., has agreed to settle FTC charges that it invited a competitor to collude in an arrangement to divide the market for placement of foreclosure notices.
A Pennsylvania-based company has agreed to stop making false claims that the hats and other products it sells are all or virtually all made in the United States, and to stop deceptive use of its “American Made Matters” certification and marketing materials under a settlement with the Federal Trade...
The Federal Trade Commission has proposed amendments to the R-value Rule, which governs ratings for home insulation, as part of its systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides.

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