German private-sector watchdog accuses Zalando of false advertising

A German private-sector competition watchdog has filed for an injunction against online fashion retailer Zalando, it said on Thursday, accusing the group of false advertising. The Centre for Protection against Unfair Competition said in a statement that Zalando had in its online shop misrepresented how many pieces of certain items of clothing were still available, creating the impression that customers needed to act fast to buy them.

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