Neiman Marcus, the most famous store in target, has found itself mixed up in lawsuit with an angry shopper.
It all started when the store, which is famous about taking returned items, said it wouldn’t take back merchandize.
WFAA is reporting the Patricia Walker, who survived a traffic accident in 2007, was bedridden for nearly three years. During that time, her husband gave her gifts of jewelry, art, and cloths all from Nemian Marcus.
Walker decided she didn’t want, or need most of the nearly $1.4 million in gifts, after she found out her husband allegedly having an affair with a person shopper at Neiman Marcus.
Favi Lo, who had been Patricia Walker’s trusted personal shopper, was making a pretty big commission from all the items she was sell Walker’s husband.
Before her accident, Walker was spending around $100,000 a year at Neiman’s. After the alleged affair with Lo began in 2007, the purchases made by Walker’s husband spiked.
“In 2009, still convalescing, the sales by Ms. Lo reach about $850,000,” Mike Ticer, Walker’s attorney, said to WFAA. “The product of these sales is sex for merchandise. Second of all, it’s a breach of trust.”
Walker is suing Neiman Marcus claiming fraud and deceptive trade practices, because despite Neiman’s return policy, the store will not take back the merchandise, most of which is like-new or mint condition.
“We would not be here right now if they would have taken the merchandise back,” Ticer said.