Safe shopping--a price worth paying

Kidd, Andrew
June 2001
Cabinet Maker;06/01/2001, Issue 5240, p6
Trade Publication
Comments on the implementation of a consumer payment protection scheme in Great Britain. Opinion on the Office of Fair Trading alternatives; Recommendation for the use of a deposit protection scheme by retailers; Views on implementation costs.


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