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 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
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
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, [...]
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
The iconic fashion retailer has been making amends since allegations of discrimination first surfaced last year
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.
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 »
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Hanley Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with what the Dodgers described as a strained side muscle.
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...
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.
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
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