Consumer rights slip sliding away
May 16 2017
“Consumers, by definition, include us all. They are the largest economic group in the economy, affecting and affected by almost every public economic decision … they are the only important group … whose views are often not heard.”
President JF Kennedy
Consumer rights have never been under greater assault in South Africa and the world than they are today.
Consumer rights have never been in greater need of explanation and defence in South Africa and the world than they are today.
In the past, there was a tendency toward increasing and protecting consumer rights; today, the trend is to destroy the rights of consumers, particularly in the guise of protecting consumers from themselves.
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