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Retail Law Advisor Blog

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Forging a Legal Firewall: Recent Decisions May Shield Retailers from ADA-Based Website Inaccessibility Claims

USA - June 14 2017 In a post published earlier this year, we commented on a surge of lawsuits being filed under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)…

Boutique Retail Hotels: Introducing The New Meaning Of “In Room” Shopping

USA - June 7 2017 In this ever changing world, retailers are continuing to invent new ways to highlight their products, provide customers with an interactive experience…

Class Action Lawsuits on the Rise under New Jersey’s Consumer Protection Laws - Which Retailers Will Be Targeted Next?

USA - May 31 2017 Does your retail business conduct sales online? For most retailers today, the answer is likely yes. This means that the recent surge of class action…

Getting Past the Last Mile: Delivery Challenges For E-Commerce Businesses

USA - May 24 2017 E-commerce businesses have changed the relationship between consumers and retailers through the advent of expedited and low-cost home delivery…

Give Me a Break: Break Me Off a Piece of That…Meal Kit?

USA - May 10 2017 Short on time and patience, consumers are jumping on the bandwagon of meal kits and meal kit delivery services, which have taken the retail food…

Blazing the Trail: SJC to Decide Medical Marijuana Discrimination Case

USA - May 3 2017 Marijuana in the workplace is currently a hot topic for retail employers, especially since voters in Massachusetts and other states legalized the…

To Tax or Not to Tax Internet Retailers, that is the Question

USA - April 26 2017 Since the dawn of the age of e-commerce, brick-and-mortar retailers have championed “the level playing field”. Their battle cry: Internet retailers…

Supreme Court Says ‘Give Me a ©’ to the Fashion Industry

USA - April 19 2017 A recent U.S. Supreme Court copyright decision analyzing cheerleader uniforms may have a profound impact on retailers, and on the fashion industry in…

The Rise of Concierge Retail

USA - April 12 2017 Retailers have always had to balance a number of different competing factors in order to stay competitive, including location, marketing and…

Tip Pooling by Restaurant Owners-Remains in Flux

USA - April 6 2017 Restaurant owners with tipped employees should take note of several recent court cases which may affect their ability to cause restaurant employees to…