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Target acknowledges it didn't take immediate action on cyber breach alert

...can't predict the length or extent of any ongoing impact to sales.State and federal agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission and the SEC, are investigating the breach.Target noted that over 80 actions have been filed in courts in many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-14/target-acknowledges-it-did
Herbalife says it is facing civil inquiry from FTC; shares plunge after halt

PORTLAND, Ore. - Herbalife Ltd. says that it is facing an inquiry from the Federal Trade Commission. The company's shares plunged more than 12 percent following a brief halt in trading.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-12/herbalife-says-it-facing-c
Georgia House bill promises antidote to Obamacare affliction

...Federal antitrust complaints, for instance, are investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice or the Federal Trade Commission, whereas state antitrust complaints are investigated by the attorney general of Georgia.The U.S. Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-02/georgia-house-bi
Business news

...that depicts its Frontier pickup powering up a sandy hill to save a struggling dune buggy, according to the Federal Trade Commission.The commission said Thurs day that Nissan has agreed to settle deceptive advertising charges over the 30-second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-23/business-news
E-cig marketing bill upsets some

...referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation and, if passed, would permit the Federal Trade Commission to determine what constitutes marketing e-cigarettes to children and allow the agency to work with state attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/e-cig-marketing-bill-upsets-s
Aiken, Orangeburg supermarkets to close in aftermath of buyout

The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday gave permission to Bi-Lo Holdings to acquire Harveys and Reid's supermarkets from the owner of Food Lion. The buyout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-25/aiken-orangeburg-supermark
Apple will refund at least $32.5 million in case about kids' purchases on apps without permission

...Now, the tech giant has agreed to refund the money.Following tens of thousands of consumer complaints, the Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Apple will pay at least $32.5 million to settle a federal case involving those in-app...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-15/apple-will-refund-least-32
Selling social media clicks becoming big business

...for a few weeks this year, Karachi, Pakistan, after the chain opened several restaurants there.While the Federal Trade Commission and several state attorney generals have cracked down on fake endorsements or reviews, they have not weighed in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-05/selling-social-media-click
Plan's claims untruthful

The Federal Trade Commission is assigned to enforce a law commonly known as "truth in advertising." This law is designed to protect all consumers from products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-01/plans-claims-untruthful
FTC collects $34 million from marketers of unproven weight loss products

...company sold a one-month supply of Sensa for $59 and urged consumers to "sprinkle, eat and lose weight."But Federal Trade Commission officials said Tuesday the company used bogus clinical studies and paid endorsements to rack up more than $364...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-07/ftc-collects-34-million-ma