Industry prepares to fly the kite
- Beware of price fixing. Soltani, Sonia // Cabinet Maker;8/12/2005, Issue 5451, p10
Looks at the impact of a High Court ruling on misleading advertisements on the way furniture retailers present sales in Great Britain. High Court's ruling on Officers Club and its founder David Charlton to refrain from publishing misleading advertisements referring to deceptive reductions from...
- Harveys to change IFC offer after talks with OFT. // Cabinet Maker;5/10/2002, Issue 5286, p3
Reports the decision of furniture retailer Harveys to change its IFC offer following talks with the Great Britain Office of Fair Trading. Contract for an advertising deal; Emphasis on the misconceptions on the offer of IFC for advertising.
- Cut likely on credit card 'tax' // Cabinet Maker;2/21/2003, Issue 5325, p4
Reports on the possibility of reducing the charges paid by furniture retailers for credit cards in Great Britain. Investigation of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on the charges made by MasterCard International Inc. (MCI); Impact of the charges levied against the banks of retailers to process...
- Craftmatic gets OFT warning---again. // Cabinet Maker;8/22/2003, Issue 5352, p4
Reports on the warning given by the British Office of Fair Trading to the bed firm Craftmatic Adjustable Beds for customer services. Guarantee provided by the firm to the agency; Products of the company; Complaints of the customers against the firm.
- Defects top the list of growing complaints. // Cabinet Maker;4/2/2004, Issue 5382, p6
Reports on the rise in the number of consumer complaints about furniture in Great Britain. Data from the Office of Fair Trading; Complaints made to trading standards; Complaints about furniture; Majority of complaints related to defective goods or substandard service; Level of complaints about...
- THE BRIEF: Endless Sales. // Cabinet Maker;9/10/2010, Issue 5704, p13
The article offers news briefs related to furniture industry in Great Britain which include the investigation on eight furniture retailers that offer sale prices, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) examines the promotion that could mislead consumers, and the target of OFT about the promotions.
- LoL changes credit adverts. // Cabinet Maker;1/25/2008, Issue 5572, p3
The article reports on the changes made on the advertisements for consumer credits by the Land of Leather after concerns were raised by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) regarding the Consumer Credit (Advertisements) Regulations in Great Britain. The norm covered a different advertisements...
- OFT shuts case as retailers promise to change. // Cabinet Maker;3/28/2014, Issue 5778, p12
The article reports on the move of Great Britain's Office for Fair Trade (OFT) to end its investigation on six furniture and carpet retailers including Dreams, SCS, and Furniture Village, which were accused of using large prices and misleading consumers.
- 'Sale' prices crackdown by OFT. // Cabinet Maker;8/12/2005, Issue 5451, p5
Reports on men's fashion retailer Officers Club owner, David Charlton's warning to furniture stores that they are likely to face an investigation on price establishing-inspired sales. High Court's ruling against the Officers Club; Office of Fair Trading and Trading Standards' investigation of...