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 …

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 …

Message For World Consumer Rights Day

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Message from Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, The Honourable Dwight G. Sutherland M.P., in celebration of World Consumer Rights Day March 15, 2019. Today, Barbados joins the international community to unite consumers around the world, in celebration of the thirty-sixth (36th) anniversary of World Consumer Rights Day. The theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2019 is ‘Trusted Smart Products’.  This year’s …

Smart Technology Also Pose Challenges

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As the island moves to celebrate World Consumer Rights Day on March 15, Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, is reminding Barbadians that there are challenges with smart technology, even for Government. Speaking yesterday at the Ellerton Weslyan Holiness Church, Ellerton, St. George, at the launch of a Week of Activities to mark the day, he said: …

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

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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 …

World Consumer Rights Day 2019 – Schedule

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World Consumer Rights Day 2019 – Briefing

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Consumers Outreach In Heroes Square

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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 …