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News Story
8/30/2017
Posted by Mark Reback
PASADENA, Calif. (CN) – Critics have long charged that Amazon uses deceptive listings to mislead consumers into believing they are receiving steep discounts, and a California man on Wednesday asked the Ninth Circuit to overturn a ruling that sent his class action against the alleged practice to arbitration. In a lawsuit filed in San Diego...
News Release
8/24/2017
Posted by John M. Simpson
SANTA MONICA, CA – Consumer Watchdog took the fight against Amazon’s deceptive pricing practices to the state level today after the Federal Trade Commission approved a $14 billion deal for the online retailing giant to buy Whole Foods. The nonpartisan nonprofit public interest group filed petitions asking 11 state attorneys general to...
Video
12/18/2012
Posted by Daniel Palay
Online shoppers looking to save money may want to change their web browser settings to avoid "dynamic pricing," a common practice among web retailers looking to maximize revenue.   Retailers track spending habits through "browser cookies," small files automatically downloaded from websites. Previous behavior could be an...