RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Federal Trade Commission

A collection of news and information related to Federal Trade Commission published by this site and its partners.

Top Federal Trade Commission Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs

    Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs
    Want to get paid for shampooing someone's hair? In California, you may need to have at least nine months of experience and pass a licensing test overseen by the state barbering and cosmetology board, whose members include salon professionals. Do you...
  • Authorities go after crooked car deals in national crackdown

    Authorities go after crooked car deals in national crackdown
    A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the government said Thursday. The investigation led by the Federal Trade Commission and law enforcement resulted in 252...
  • Feds target Longwood auto dealer for alleged false ads

    Feds target Longwood auto dealer for alleged false ads
    The Federal Trade Commission has accused Longwood auto dealer Cory Fairbanks Mazda of false advertising in a national sweep of the industry. According to the FTC, Cory Fairbanks Mazda has advertised misleading and false prices on cars, including ads...
  • Office Depot's top executives would get $85 million in Staples merger

    Office Depot's top executives would get $85 million in Staples merger
    Office Depot's five top executives -- even some short-timers -- are slated to receive payouts totaling $85 million if the office-supply retailer completes its merger with Massachusetts-based Staples, according to a new regulatory filing. At its Boca...
  • Maryland joins federal opposition to Sysco merger

    Maryland joins federal opposition to Sysco merger
    Maryland has joined nine other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission in opposing a merger of the country's two largest food distribution companies on grounds that the union would create a near-monopoly in this region and...
  • How newest class of drugs could save billions of dollars

    How newest class of drugs could save billions of dollars
    Clad in white lab coats, blue gloves and safety goggles, scientists are buzzing around a lab at Hospira in Lake Forest. One lifts a clear vial to eye level as he uses a syringe to fill it with a clear solution. A colleague across the room nudges aside a...
  • Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market

    Office Depot-Staples merger could affect real estate market
    Former Office Depot CEO Steve Odland had a grand plan for a global headquarters in 2006. Two years later, employees moved into a majestic building rising above Military Trail at Clint Moore Road in Boca Raton that overlooks a golf course. Seven years...
  • US Foods volume declines while waiting for merger with Sysco

    US Foods volume declines while waiting for merger with Sysco
    US Foods is "managing fairly well" through its extended time as a company waiting to be sold, executives said Friday, admitting that the food distributor may have lost some business recently because of concerns surrounding its pending deal with Sysco....
  • Ackman confirms federal subpoena of contractor he hired to attack Herbalife

    Ackman confirms federal subpoena of contractor he hired to attack Herbalife
    Activist investor Bill Ackman acknowledged Friday that a contractor working for him on his campaign against Herbalife Ltd. has been subpoenaed by federal investigators looking into possible market manipulation of Herbalife stock. In an interview on...
  • Reforms target injustice in credit reporting system

    Reforms target injustice in credit reporting system
    If you felt it was a lost cause trying to remove incorrect information from your credit report, you're not alone. Something finally is being done about it. Under a settlement announced last week, the three major credit bureaus will change how they...
  • How To File A Complaint

    Federal Trade Commission: Telephone: 1-877-382-4357 (about a company, organization or business practice), 1-877-438-4338 (identity theft). State Department of Consumer Protection: Click on "Complaint Center" under "Consumers." Telephone: 860-713-6300,...