Blog: Fur faux pas
Leonie Barrie | 14 December 2006
It hasn’t been a good week for Burlington Coat Factory. Yesterday the company agreed to pay out $300,000 to The Business Software Alliance to settle claims it used unlicensed software. And today it has been forced to concede that a jacket advertised as being trimmed with fake fur was in fact adorned with the real thing. Both are easy mistakes to make – and I'm sure they were mistakes – but expensive and embarrassing to rectify.
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