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Burlington Coat Factory New Jersey False Reference Pricing Settlement

Settlement Structure: 
Case Summary: 

Burlington Coat Factory is settling a class action alleging that it displayed false reference pricing on merchandise in its stores in New Jersey. False reference pricing, which may include false “original” prices on tags or fake discounts (for example, “40% off” of a price at which the item was never actually sold), makes consumers think that merchandise is higher quality than it is and that they are getting a bargain. 

Docket Number: 
Burlington Coat Factory
Class Period: 
Sunday, June 26, 2011 to Monday, May 22, 2017
Filing Deadline: 
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Objection Deadline: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Exclusion Deadline: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: 
Monday, April 22, 2019
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