Tag: Consumer Protection

Championing competition

An Office of Fair Trading case study We live in an economic system that is generally good at channelling scarce resources towards meeting consumers' needs. One reason for this is that markets are...

Meeting and exceeding consumer protection laws to drive competitive advantage

DSGi is the leading European specialist retailer of consumer electronics. In the UK the Group includes the well known chains of Currys, Dixons, PC World and The Link. Group turnover this year...

Consumer protection

Consumer protection is the process of defending consumers against unscrupulous practices by producers and sellers. Over time, case law in this country has developed to provide consumers with a range of protections,...

Legal protection for customers

Consumer protection is the process of defending consumers against unscrupulous practices by producers and sellers. Over time, case law in this country has developed to provide consumers with a range of protections,...

Marketing and the law

Marketing is designed to achieve profitable sales. It involves the use of powerful tools to manipulate the decisions of individuals and of other firms in the private and public sectors. This means...

Protecting the customer

There are a number of laws that protect the customer against the actions of unscrupulous manufacturers and sellers. Particularly important are the Sale of Goods Acts. These set out that goods must be: 'Of...

Reasons for regulating business activity

Regulation means providing rules and frameworks for business and other activity. Some aspects of business activity are self-regulating - for example the Advertising Standards Authority provides a voluntary code of practice for...
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