J.c. Penney And Martha Stewart Living Scale Back Partnership


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A month later, Macy’s sued Martha Stewart Living and Penney to try to block the deal. Macy’s was seeking to stop Penney from selling Martha Stewart-branded goods in kitchenware, bath and bedding, in addition to designs created by Martha Stewart that do not carry her name in those areas. Macy’s is also seeking monetary damages. Attorneys for Macy’s, Martha Stewart and Penney presented closing arguments Aug. 1. The outlook for Martha Stewart merchandise dimmed after Oing issued a preliminary injunction in summer 2012 that barred Penney from putting the Martha Stewart name on the goods covered by Macy’s exclusive agreement until the final ruling was made. Penney went ahead and ordered goods designed by Martha Stewart in the exclusive products but sidestepped the preliminary injunction by labeling them JCP Everyday. The goods were delivered in May and were part of an overhauled home area that was unveiled this summer.
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The patient had applied for life insurance before beginning treatment but hadn’t subsequently revealed that he was seeing a psychiatrist. Portney said the patient, himself a healthcare professional, looked into things and discovered that the insurer had contracted with ScriptCheck to find out what prescription drugs he was taking. “ScriptCheck apparently takes the prescription information and the doctor’s name from pharmacy records and uses some kind of algorithm to guess someone’s diagnoses,” Portney said. “The level of intrusion — it’s shocking,” he said.
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