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Skechers Will Pay $40 Million to Settle FTC Charges That It Deceived Consumers with Ads for “Toning Shoes”

Published on May 18, 2012 at 2:23 pm in Consumer Awareness.

Skechers has agreed to pay $40 million to settle a lawsuit against the company over ads that claimed their Shape-up shoes had health and posture benefits. In a recent study, the Federal Trade Commission determined the research and claims about the shoes were inaccurate. Consumers who purchased the shoes may apply for a refund from the settlement on the FTC website.  https://www.ftc.gov/opa/2012/05/consumerrefund.shtm

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