Barneys New York to Pay $525,000 in Racial Profiling Settlement

Barneys New York | Source: Reuters

NEW YORK, United States — Barneys New York has agreed to pay $525,000 to settle a lawsuit over claims that it targeted black and Latino customers for credit-card fraud checks and surveillance while they shopped in its luxury clothing stores, city officials said on Monday.

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Behind Intel’s New Fashion Collaborations

L: Carol Lim and Humberto Leon, co-founders of Opening Ceremony; R: Brian Krzanich, chief executive of Intel | Source: Courtesy

With the worlds of fashion and technology set to become increasingly intertwined, Intel has announced a series of collaborations with Opening Ceremony, Barneys New York and the CFDA, aimed at fostering the development of stylish wearables.

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Macy’s Joins Barneys in Brewing NYC ‘Shop-and-Frisk’ Scandal

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NEW YORK, United States — New York's civil rights leaders on Saturday angrily decried the city's brewing "shop-and-frisk" scandal, in which two major retailers stand accused of profiling black shoppers who say they were detained by police after buying luxury items.

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Black Customers Claim Discrimination by Barneys New York, Police

Barneys New York | Source: Courtesy

NEW YORK, United States — A civil rights organization on Thursday demanded a meeting with the CEO of Barneys New York and threatened to picket the luxury department store in Manhattan after two black customers said they were stopped by police after making expensive purchases.

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BoF Exclusive | The Fancy Raises Additional Funding From Owner of Barneys New York

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BoF has learned that social commerce site The Fancy has raised an additional $7 million from a group of investors including Richard C Perry, owner of Barneys New York, and his son David Perry, who works at The Fancy.

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