Latest rulings

  • Lands' End Europe Ltd t/a

    • Upheld
    • E-mail
    • 29 March 2017

    An email from Lands’ End, a clothing company, received on 10 October 2016, stated “Hello [complainant’s name]. Thank you for visiting” and included various product listings.

  • John Lewis Partnership plc

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 08 March 2017

    A promotion on, seen in November 2016, advertised an Apple Watch at £249 in a price match. The promotion coincided with a prominent announcement on the home page, which stated "BLACK FRIDAY EVENT - Friday 25 - Monday 28 November - We've lowered hundreds of our prices this weekend. Ch...

  • Man Savings

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 08 March 2017

    A post on the Facebook page of Man Savings, a discount menswear company, seen on 18 November 2016, featured a photo of a woman raising her fist and standing over a man, who was covering his face with his hands. Text stated “Stop looking at Adidas trainers. Why can’t you look at porn like a normal husband...

  • Tristar Products (UK) Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Television, Internet (video)
    • 07 December 2016

    A Teleshopping presentation and a YouTube video for Tristar Products (UK) Ltd, seen on 11 July 2016, which promoted Slim Panties:

    a. The TV ad featured a voice-over which stated, “The secret lies in its extra wide compression band which helps to visually tighten and tone your tummy and the most common pro...