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Jan. 12, 2021, 11:30 AM

Banana Republic, Kohl’s to Argue Braille Gift Cards Not Required

Julie Steinberg
Julie Steinberg

Banana Republic, Kohl’s Department Stores Inc., and other retailers are slated to tell the Second Circuit Wednesday that the Americans with Disabilities Act covers access, not goods, and doesn’t require them to issue Braille gift cards to visually impaired customers.

Banana Republic LLC, Swarovski North America Ltd., Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems Inc., The Art of Shaving, and Kohl’s face a combined appeal set for argument in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Title III of the ADA prohibits places of public accommodation from discriminating on the basis of disability when providing access to goods and ...

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