Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Macys.com Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Macy's
Penalty: 
$350,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
July 26, 2000
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Seven large Internet e-tailers agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that they violated the Mail and Telephone Order Rule during the 1999 holiday shopping season by providing buyers inadequate notice of shipping delays or continuing to promise specific delivery dates when timely fulfillment was impossible.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-department stores
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.