Sears Sued by Clothing Company for Cancelling Orders in Violation of Contract
On March 18, retailer Sears Holdings Corp. was hit with a $5.5 million lawsuit in Illinois’ Cook County Circuit Court by clothing company Sprockets Clothing Inc. (which is now known as SCI Apparel Inc.). Sprockets alleges that Sears breached an exclusive vendor contract entered into in 2010 by cancelling nearly $4 million of orders after Sprockets already manufactured and shipped the orders.*This alert was originally posted on Arent Fox's Fashion Counsel blog. To read this alert in its entirety, please click here.