TITLE

Safe shopping: 'trade must act before OFT does'

AUTHOR(S)
Kidd, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;06/01/2001, Issue 5240, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents resolutions formulated during the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) Qualitas meeting in Great Britain. Demand for the protection of consumer payments by retailers from the agency; Plans to examine purchase contracts; List of retailers attending the event.
ACCESSION #
4533557

 

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