Case No.: OCM-L2310-12
Case No.: OCM-L2310-12
Daniels v. Hollister, Co. and Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc.
Daniels v. Hollister, Co. and Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc. 

Daniels v. Hollister and Abercrombie & Fitch Class Action Settlement Notice Page 

FINAL APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT:

On March 3, 2017, the Court granted final approval of the Settlement. If no appeals of that order are filed, the Effective Date of the Settlement will be April 17, 2017. Please see the Important Documents page to obtain a copy of the final approval order. 

NATURE OF THE SETTLEMENT:

Within 5 business days after the Settlement’s Effective Date (April 17, 2017, will be the Effective Date if no appeal of the final approval order is filed), 70% of the original remaining value on the promotional gift cards will be automatically restored and the cards will be redeemable at any store of the brand that issued the card—or in the case of Gilly Hicks at Hollister stores—for 6 months after the Settlement’s Effective Date.

The Settlement also provides that the plaintiffs may apply for incentive payments of up to $5,000 for each plaintiff, subject to court approval. The defendants have also agreed to pay reasonable costs associated with notice in an amount not to exceed $20,000 and, subject to approval by the Court, plaintiffs’ lawyers $450,000 for fees and expenses.

SETTLEMENT CLASS DEFINITION:

You are a Settlement Class Member and included in the Settlement if you possess, or were issued, promotional gift cards in hard copy issued by Hollister Co., Gilly Hicks, Abercrombie & Fitch, or abercrombie kids that: (a) were distributed to customers who made qualifying purchases of merchandise as part of promotions conducted in 2009 and 2010, (b) contained language stating that the cards do not expire, or words to that effect, and (c) had an unused balance when voided.

HOW TO USE YOUR SETTLEMENT BENEFITS:

If you are a Settlement Class Member, no claim form or further action from you is required. As provided in the Settlement Agreement, 70% of the original remaining value on the promotional gift cards will be automatically restored to the cards, and the cards will be redeemable at any store of the brand that issued the card—or in the case of Gilly Hicks at Hollister stores—for 6 months after the Settlement’s Effective Date. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

Final approval of settlement granted: On March 3, 2017, the Court granted final approval of the settlement. Please see the Important Documents page to obtain a copy of the final approval order.

 

Deadline to exclude yourself from the Settlement Class or object to the Settlement: February 1, 2017.

* Please see the Notice of Class Action Settlement for the procedure and implications of excluding yourself from the Settlement Class or objecting to the Settlement.

 

Effective Date of Settlement (if no appeals are filed): April 17, 2017.

* On or before the Effective Date of the Settlement, Hollister and Abercrombie will provide notice that the Settlement has been finally approved on their websites and social media accounts.

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