ASRC Press Releases

NAD Finds ecobee Can Support Certain Claims for ‘Smart’ Thermostats, Recommends Advertiser Discontinue Certain Claims

NAD has determined that recommended that ecobee, Inc., a maker of smart thermostats, provided a reasonable basis for advertising claims related to energy and cost savings claims, but recommended that ecobee modify the claims to disclose their basis and discontinue claims that the company’s smart thermostats are compatible with “95%” of the household heating and cooling systems in North America

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CARU Refers Dave & Buster’s to FTC After Company Declines to Participate in CARU Process

CARU has referred advertising claims made by Dave & Busters Entertainment, Inc. to the FTC after the company failed to respond to CARU’s inquiry concerning broadcast advertising that promoted the company’s “free video game play.”

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nSpire Says it Will Voluntarily Discontinue Claims for ‘Cherish’ Pads Following P&G Challenge

nSpire Network, LLC, has said it will voluntarily discontinue a wide range of health, safety and performance claims the company has made for its Cherish menstrual pads, following a challenge by The Procter & Gamble Company.

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NAD Recommends AT&T Modify Claims Regarding Availability of ‘AT&T Fiber,’ Both Advertiser, Challenger to Appeal

NAD has recommended that AT&T Services, Inc., modify advertising to clarify for consumers the availability of AT&T Fiber, the company’s fiber-to-the-home product. AT&T said it will appeal that adverse finding to NARB.

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Fifth Generation, Maker of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Says It Will Discontinue Advertising Claims Challenged by Absolut

Fifth Generation, Inc., the maker of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, has said it will voluntarily, permanently discontinue advertising claims made in print advertising in and on product labels that were challenged before the NAD by the Absolut Spirits Company.

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CARU Recommends WhatNot Toys, Featured at Ryan Toys Review, Take Steps to Better Protect Children’s Privacy, Company Agrees to Do So

CARU has recommended that WhatNot Toys, Inc., which advertises at the YouTube channel “Ryan Toys Review,” put in place privacy practices that are compliant with CARU’s guidelines and federal law.

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