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Williams-Sonoma To Pay $987,500 Penalty Over Hammock Stand Defects

Housewares retailer Williams-Sonoma Inc. has agreed to pay a $987,500 civil penalty to settle charges that it failed to immediately report a defect in Pottery Barn wooden hammock stands.



Fewer Kids’ Products Recalled, But Recalls Ignored

A new report finds fewer children’s products are being recalled. But parents aren’t paying close enough attention to recall warnings that could possibly affect their children.



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