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Barneys will pay $525K to settle racial profiling allegations

3 weeks agoArts : Arts Post

Upscale retailer Barneys New York will pay $525,000 in penalties to settle racial profiling complaints. The settlement came after a nine-month-long investigation launched by the New York State Attorney’s office when two black customers...Show More Summary

Barneys Will Pay $525,000 to Settle Racial Profiling Suit

Barneys New York has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed last year that accused the company of targeting minority customers. The settlement follows a nine-month investigation led by New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman,...Show More Summary

This Kid Just Beat the Living Tar Out of a Hungry Alligator

3 weeks agoOdd : The Daily What

Nine-year-old James Barney Jr. of Florida was taking a dip in a lake when a 400 pound alligator tried to make a meal of him. Miraculously, the boy fended him off with a few quick hits and Barney only has bite marks to show from it. In...Show More Summary

Barney’s Hires “Anti-Racial Profiling Consultant” After Investigation Finds It Discriminated Against Shoppers

Last year, the upscale department store Barneys in New York City was hit with several accusations that it engages in racial profiling of its customers. On Friday, following a nine-month-long investigation by the New York State Attorney General’s civil rights decision, Barneys admitted it discriminated against Black and Hispanic shoppers.  In addition to a settlement, [...]

Barneys New York to pay $525,000 in racial profiling settlement

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barneys New York [DBWLDB.UL] has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit over claims that it targeted black and Latino customers for credit-card fraud checks and surveillance while they shopped in its luxury clothing stores, city officials said on Monday. Show More Summary

Barneys settles racial profiling probe for $525K

The iconic fashion retailer has been making amends since allegations of discrimination first surfaced last year

Barneys Shells Out $525,000 to Resolve ‘Shopping While Black’ Allegations

Barneys is cutting its losses (and bad press) and will cough up $525,000 to settle the racial profiling allegations that have been weighed against it, the New York Daily News reports.

Barneys Finally Settled Its Racial Profiling Case

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

After accusations of racial profiling surfaced in October, Barneys has finally settled with the two shoppers in question, agreeing to pay $525,000. But the six-figure settlement isn't the only proviso: According to WWD, the retailer will also have to enlist an anti-profiling consultant and train employees accordingly. New York State Attorney... More »

Barneys To Pay $525K Penalty For Racial Profiling, Pinky-Swears To Not Do It Anymore

Overpriced retailer Barneys isn’t just guilty of lacking a much-needed apostrophe in its name. The swanky store has also agreed to pay the state of New York $525,000 to close the leather-bound, gilt-edged book on an investigation into...Show More Summary

Barneys to Pay $525,000 in Shopper-Profiling Case

Craig Ruttle/APMark Lee, left, CEO of Barneys New York, standing with The Rev. Al Sharpton. By JENNIFER PELTZ NEW YORK -- Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to resolve allegations that minorities were singled out as suspected shoplifters...Show More Summary

Barneys will pay $525K in fines after racial profiling investigation

After complaints of racial profiling at Barneys New York's flagship department store, the company will pay $525,000 in "fines and expenses," the Associated Press reports. The AP reports that both customers and former employees claimShow More Summary

Barneys to pay $525K in shopper-profiling probe

The upscale retailer Barneys has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship New York City department store. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced... To view the full story, click the title link.

Morning 10: Democratic National Convention | Cuomo goes to Israel | Barneys settlement

New York City is now one of the top three contenders to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, according to party sources, even though some have concerns that New York is not traditionally a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Barneys agrees to pay $525G to settle racial profiling allegations

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s investigators heard from customers and former employees that a pattern of racial profiling began last year when the high-end store tried to crack down on a dramatic spike in shoplifting and credit card fraud.

Limited edition crocodile-skin-encased lipstick by Givenchy

At Barneys New York starting this October, shelling out $300 will land you a limited edition crocodile-skin-encased lipstick from French luxury powerhouse Givenchy. For 2014’s holiday season, the label will sell just 3,000 pieces cloaked...Show More Summary

Dodgers place Hanley Ramirez on disabled list, call up Darwin Barney

Hanley Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with what the Dodgers described as a strained side muscle.

?9-Year-Old Takes On 400-pound Alligator and Wins

James Barney Jr. of Saint Cloud, Florida, just made bank in bragging rights after fending off an alligator in an attack left him with minor injuries—and the tooth of the gator that bit him. Read more...

Last Day of the Barneys New York Designer Sale: Up to 75% Off!

All good things must come to an end…and in this case, the end is the best part! Up to 75% off? Don’t mind if I do! Read the full post Last Day of the Barneys New York Designer Sale: Up to 75% Off! which appeared first on Snob Essentials.

Tamra Barney Returns to Facebook, SLAMS Lizzie Rovsek as Self-Centered, Out For Blood!

Embattled reality star Tamra Barney Judge has returned to her Facebook and her Bravo blog, and wasted no time in picking up her feud with Lizzie Rovsek. The Real Housewives of Orange County star explains, “Sorry for the late blog, we have been enjoying our summer and just got home from vacation last night.” She's making up for lost time. Show More Summary

Red Hot: Givenchy limited edition Le Rouge lipstick

Givenchy is introducing a limited edition Le Rouge lipstick in a brazen red shade that will debut at Barneys’ in mid-October. Read the rest of the story at: Red Hot: Givenchy limited edition Le Rouge lipstick

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