Tag: Online retail
Fake reviews and drip pricing banned
Potentially misleading online practices are to be outlawed as part of the DMCC Bill
Hefty fine for online fakes seller
A man who sold fake iPhone batteries has been ordered to pay back £40,000
Outsourcing accountability
Has online retail undermined consumers’ rights to redress when things go wrong?
CTSI alerts Black Friday shoppers
Black Friday bargain hunters are being urged to beware of scams and counterfeit goods
CitA launches online safety tips
Citizens Advice has released tips for online bargain hunters in the run-up to Christmas
LTS Week starts with focus on vapes
LTS Week is highlighting the work of teams across the city to tackle five priority areas
TSS cracks down on lead generator
Trading Standards Scotland has reported a company to the Procurator Fiscal
CMA targets online rip-offs
The CMA has launched a campaign to raise awareness of misleading practices online
Christmas toy safety campaign launches
Shoppers are being reminded of the dangers of buying counterfeit toys online
Brexit a factor for UK online shoppers
CTSI is warning UK shoppers to be aware of changes caused by Brexit when buying online
Operation CAROL tackles fakes
A new initiative is taking on online sellers of fake goods in the run-up to Christmas
Surge in fakes sold on social media
The ACG warns of a rise in fake goods sold online in the run-up to Black Friday
Online shopping complaints surge
A rise in online shopping due to COVID has led to a spike in consumer complaints
Amazon phishing scam resurfaces
Scammers are posing as Amazon representatives in order to gain banking details
Say no to Christmas counterfeits
Staffordshire Trading Standards has issued a seasonal reminder of the dangers of fake goods
CTSI warns on Black Friday sales
UK consumers are being urged to do their research and not get sucked in by the hype