Christie Grymes Thompson


Articles:

  • Thursday, August 16, 2012
  • Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC" or "Commission") recently voted 3 to 2 to approve a final interpretive rule for the term "children's products," as that term is used in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 ("CPSIA"). Given the wide range of products that could be covered by that term and the significant consequences if they are...
  • Monday, August 30, 2010
    "Green" products are becoming more and more prevalent, and green marketing claims can be an effective way for marketers to break out of the clutter and distinguish themselves from the competition. Marketers must ensure, however, that those claims do not overstate the environmental benefits of their product or service, or they could face regulatory...
  • Sunday, June 1, 2008
    In its November 2007 Performance and Accountability Report , the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") or ("Commission") noted completion of 472 voluntary product recalls involving nearly 110 million product units in 2007. Dubbed "The Year of the Recall," the startling increase in consumer product recalls has guided sweeping CPSC reform...
  • Thursday, February 1, 2007
    Marketers have historically recognized the benefits of connecting a for-profit company's image or sales to a charitable cause, and in recent years marketers have taken their efforts to a new level with a boom in campaigns that use sales of a particular product to benefit a charitable cause. For example, Motorola, Converse, GAP, Apple and other consumer...