Macy’s Is Trying To Block Amazon From Advertising Atop Its Herald Square Store

Macy’s is embroiled in a legal battle with its landlord to prevent Amazon from using a billboard that sits on top of its most iconic flagship store. The department store chain is asking the Kaufman Organization to stop a potential deal with Amazon to use the billboard atop its storied Herald Square location. In a lawsuit filed in state court, Macy’s claims that any advertisements from its online competitor would cause “immeasurable” harm to its business. “The damages to Macy’s customer goodwill, image, reputation and brand should a prominent online retailer (especially Amazon) advertise on the billboard are impossible to calculate,” Macy’s said in court papers. Read more at CNBC.