Ministry Working To Keep Consumers Informed

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Government is ensuring the necessary infrastructure and legal framework are in place to empower consumers, who are key drivers of economic development, to engage in business practices that lead to purchasing items for consumption or smart products. This was emphasized last Friday, as Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, spoke with media representatives at an outreach programme …

FTC’s Annual Lecture On March 15

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The 15th Annual Lecture of the Fair Trading Commission (FTC) will be held on Friday, March 15, at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. It is being hosted in collaboration with the CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) and starts at 7:00 p.m. Entitled Competition Authorities: Keeping Pace with Technology, Commerce and Consumers, it will be delivered by Deputy Chair …

FTC’s Lecture Focusing On Technology Commerce & Consumers

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC), in collaboration with the CARICOM Competition Commission, will host its 15th Annual Lecture on Friday, March 15, at the Hilton Barbados Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael, from 7:00 p.m. Entitled Competition Authorities: Keeping Pace with Technology, Commerce and Consumers, it will be delivered by Deputy Chair of the Enforcement Decision Making Committee of the Bank …

Outreach To Ensure Better Communication

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The outreach efforts to be made this month by Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, are all about ensuring effective communication with vendors, businessmen and consumers, who help to build out commerce on the island. Minister Sutherland emphasized this yesterday as he spoke with representatives of the media, following his first tour of Massy Stores, SuperCentre Warrens. …

Ritz Cracker Sandwiches & Bitz Products Recall

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A voluntary recall, recently issued by Armstrong Agencies Limited on Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bitz products, is being supported by Barbados’ Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA). Deputy Director (Ag) of DCCA, Margaret Campbell Leslie said the department, which is charged with the protection of consumers, is advising all individuals not to eat any of the above-mentioned products, …

Third Outreach At Cave Shepherd, Broad Street

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) will continue its Consumer Outreach programme this Friday, July 20. The third in the series, it will be held on the Ground Floor of Cave Shepherd, Broad Street, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Aimed at increasing consumer awareness, the event will give patrons another opportunity to learn about consumer rights, responsibilities and protection as …