Barneys NYC

Posh New York City retailer Barneys agreed to dole out a reported $525,000 to resolve allegations filed last year with the State Attorney General’s office claiming that minorities were deliberately singled out as suspected shoplifters, according to the New York Daily News. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in an announcement on Monday that Barneys’ shoppers and former employees […]

A group of upscale retailers and civil rights leaders crafted a “Bill Of Rights” to protect Black shoppers from “Shop-and-Frisk” practices, the New York Daily News reports. RELATED: ‘Treme’ Star Sues Macy’s, NYPD For Racial Profiling The list was unveiled to the media during a meeting Monday morning, with Rev. Al Sharpton (pictured center) and executives from […]

UPDATE – Tuesday, November 19, 2013: Today the “New York Daily News” reported that Barneys New York has canceled a fundraiser intended to raise $1 million for Jay-Z‘s Shawn Carter Foundation. As reported below, profits from Jay-Z’s apparel collection with Barneys are also supposed to go to the foundation. Earlier: Shawn ‘Jay Z’ Carter has issued a […]