Barbados Observes World Consumer Rights Day

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Barbados along with the rest of the world celebrated World Consumer Rights Day, under the theme Trusted Smart Products. The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce held a week of activities to highlight consumer rights and responsibilities, culminating with an outreach programme today, Friday, March 15, at National Heroes Square, The City. Director of the Department of Commerce and …

Co-Op Mart On Again March 16

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Co-op Mart will continue this Saturday, March 16, on the grounds of the Barbados Transport Co-operative Society Limited at Durants, Christ Church, from 8.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m. It will feature various specialties, including farming produce, jewellery, plants, body and facial scrubs, juices and clothing. Some of the entrepreneurs expected to display their innovations are:  Premium Treasures – locally made syrup …

Shop Safely & Securely – Tips For Consumers

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With World Consumer Rights Day being celebrated on Friday, March 15, the Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce is continuing its efforts to educate Barbadians on their rights and responsibilities as consumers. The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is advising persons that when purchasing a used or reconditioned car from a registered dealership that the car should be …

Week Of Activities For Consumer Rights Day

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbados will join the rest of the world in commemorating World Consumer Rights Day on March 15. Under the theme Trusted Smart Products, the Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce will host a week of activities from Sunday, March 10, to Friday, March 15. The week begins with divine worship on Sunday, March 10, at 8:00 a.m., at the …

Consumers Outreach In Heroes Square

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Ministry of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce will celebrate World Consumer Rights Day on Friday, March 15, with an outreach programme in National Heroes Square, The City, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Members of the public are encouraged to come out and interact with staff from a number of departments under the Ministry, and learn more about consumer …

Response To Co-Op Mart Growing

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

With Co-op Mart into its fourth consecutive Saturday, Registrar of Co-operatives and Friendly Societies, Brent Gittens, is pleased that it is growing. In a recent interview with the Barbados Government Information Service, he said: “We are definitely satisfied with what we have seen over the last three weeks, but we are hoping for more people to come out.  We have …

Co-Op Mart Continues On March 2

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Co-op Mart will continue this Saturday, March 2, on the grounds of the Barbados Transport Co-operative Society Limited at Durants, Christ Church, from. 8.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m. At the Co-op Mart, there will be a variety of stalls with various specialties, including farming produce, cosmetology services, jewellery, food and juices. The entrepreneurs expected to be displaying their items are:  …

Co-Op Mart Continues At Durants Christ Church On February 23

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Co-op Mart will continue this Saturday, February 23, on the grounds of the Barbados Transport Co-operative Society Limited at Durants, Christ Church. It will run from 8.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m., and will feature a variety of stalls with various specialties. Some of the entrepreneurs expected to be present are:  Prestige Pink Hair and Nail Studio – Cosmetology and therapeutic …

Co-Op Mart Continues At Durants Feb. 16

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Co-op Mart continues this Saturday, February 16, on the grounds of the Barbados Transport Co-operative Society Limited at Durants, Christ Church, opposite the Barbados Golf Club, from 8.00 a.m. until 4.00 p.m. It will feature a variety of stalls with various specialties, including jewellery, quality T-Shirts, bags, farming produce, pudding and souse, fishcakes and cakes. Among the small enterprises …

Co-Op Mart Returns To Durants Feb. 9

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Co-op Mart returns this Saturday, February 9, on the grounds of the Barbados Transport Co-operative Society Limited at Durants, Christ Church, opposite the Barbados Golf Club. All Barbadians and visitors alike are encouraged to come out and experience the new Co-op Mart that will feature a variety of stalls with various specialties, including craft, beverages, fruits, quality T-Shirts, bags, …