Barney’s New York
Police say they were trying to arrest the man for stealing clothing from Barneys New York at 660 Madison Avenue when the suspect resisted by fighting officers.
An internal Barneys memo sent to store security staff Tuesday said Barneys would start keeping a log of which police officers use its security room.
New York State Sen. Daniel Squadron (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) announced legislation Monday that would require the NYPD to disclose the extra police services it provides to businesses, in light of allegations of racial profiling at department stores.
A pair of City Council committees are holding a hearing Wednesday on allegations of racial bias in New York City department stores.
In the face of racial profile allegations against Barneys New York, rapper Jay-Z says he will still sell his clothing line at the store.
Two black customers accused the luxury store of racial profiling last week after they said they were detained by police on suspicion of credit card fraud after lawfully purchasing expensive items.
Brooklyn State Sen. Eric Adams wants the New York City’s Commission on Human Rights to look into reports of unfair treatment of African-American shoppers.
Art Palmer said purchased several hundred dollars of merchandise from Macy’s in April and then was stopped by four undercover police officers outside.
The Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday called threatened to boycott the luxury retailer Barneys, in response to allegations by shoppers who claimed they were racially profiled.
An actor on a popular HBO series who says he was stopped buying sunglasses because of his race at a Macy’s department store in the city has filed a lawsuit against the company.
In response to charges of racial profiling at Barneys, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s a daily phenomenon for police officers to be called in by high-end retailers to investigate suspected shoplifting and credit card fraud.
Barneys New York department store said Thursday it has reached out to community leaders to start a dialogue.
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