Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Williams-Sonoma
Penalty: 
$1,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
March 30, 2020
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Home products and kitchen wares company Williams-Sonoma Inc. agreed to stop making false, misleading, or unsubstantiated claims that all of its Goldtouch Bakeware products, its Rejuvenation-branded products, and Pottery Barn Teen and Pottery Barn Kids-branded upholstered furniture products are all or virtually all made in the United States.

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: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-housewares
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Parent company note: 
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