LA City Attorney Accuses Macy’s, Sears, JC Penney, Kohl’s Of Deceptive Pricing

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Macy’s, Sears, JC Penney and Kohl’s are the targets of a lawsuit the Los Angeles City Attorney says he will file Thursday over deceptive advertising practices.

City Attorney Mike Feuer says the retailers falsely advertised high “list” or “regular” prices on merchandise that was never actually available at that price, leading customers to believe they were getting a better bargain with the “sale” price than they actually were, according to the lawsuit.

RELATED: CBS2 Investigates Questionable Price Tags At Several Kohl’s Department Stores

California law bans retailers from advertising a higher original price unless a product was actually available at that price within three months of the ad running.

Read more at CBSLA.com.

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