IVANKA TRUMP’S BRAND SUED OVER “UNFAIR COMPETITION” AND WANTS CALIFORNIA BAN HER PRODUCTS

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The looney libs are upset that they did not destroy Ivanka’s business with their lame boycott. Their latest looney trick is a lawsuit against  Ivanka filed by San Francisco-based retailer Modern Appealing Clothing. The suit wants to ban Ivanka’s products from being sold in California. Modern Appealing Clothing was founded in San Francisco by brother and sister Ben and Chris Ospital, with their mom, Jeri, in 1980.

 

Chris and Ben Ospital and their mom Jeri, having a “MAC” tea party. The Ospitals have owned and operated the Modern Appealing Clothing (MAC) boutiques since 1980, where clothes by Dries Van Noten, Walter Van Beirendonck, Dema, Sofie D’Hoore, Junya Watanabe and Comme des Garcons create the feeling of a fashion wonderland. Photo: Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle

Chris and Ben Ospital and their mom Jeri, having a “MAC” tea party

 

( Hollwood Reporter  by Stephanie Chan ) A class-action lawsuit against the first daughter’s company has been filed by San Francisco-based retailer Modern Appealing Clothing.

Although Ivanka Trump has distanced herself from her namesake brand, the business can’t seem to catch a break. The first daughter’s company has been sued by a San Francisco-based retailer over “unfair competition.”

Modern Appealing Clothing (MAC) has filed a class-action lawsuit against Ivanka Trump Marks LLC, claiming that the defendant has gained unfair advantage “from Donald J. Trump being the President of the United States and from Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared, working for the President of the Unites States,” according to court documents published by the International Business Times.

The suit was filed in the San Francisco Superior Court on Thursday.

The lawsuit says President Donald Trump and counselor Kellyanne Conway provided publicity for Ivanka’s lines and therefore helped boost its sales. Donald defended his daughter on Twitter, saying that Nordstrom was treating her unfairly when the retailer announced it would be dropping her line due to declining sales. Conway appeared on Fox & Friends in February and told viewers to “go buy Ivanka’s stuff.”

Online searches for Ivanka’s brand did increase in February, according to Refinery29, which cited a report from e-commerce aggregator Lyst. The brand’s sales increased by 346 percent from January to February and 557 percent in February compared to same period in 2016. Abigail Klem, president of the Ivanka Trump brand, also told Refinery29 that the brand has surged in the past six months.

Resale site ThredUP, however, reported that sellers are putting their Ivanka Trump products up at an increased rate.

The suit also asked for a restraining order that prevents the Ivanka Trump label from being sold in California. The doc read, “As a result of their unlawful acts, defendants have reaped and continue to reap unfair benefits and illegal profits at the expense of plaintiff MAC and the Class it seeks to represent.”

Modern Appealing Clothing was founded in San Francisco by brother and sister Ben and Chris Ospital, with their mom, Jeri, in 1980. MAC, which is described as “San Francisco’s fashion Wonderland,” has locations in Hayes Valley and Dogpatch.

 

 

 

 

 

One thought on “IVANKA TRUMP’S BRAND SUED OVER “UNFAIR COMPETITION” AND WANTS CALIFORNIA BAN HER PRODUCTS

    bydesign001 said:
    March 25, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    It’s called CAPITALISM.

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