“FoodLand”, the healthy food festival! Veliaj: A festival dedicated to small consumers

13:00 17/03/2023 Bouncing vegetables, fun fruit trees and a healthy recipe book for little chefs! These are some of the details of the three-day “FoodLand” festival, which is being developed by the Consumer Protection Agency, part of Tirana Municipality, in the Lake Park area. The festival is dedicated to children with the aim of raising … Read more

Brexit: Consumers buy more UK lamb, Welsh lobster and Cornish Brie

Consumers are rallying to British food products to help local suppliers suffering from post-Brexit export chaos and a drop in demand from pubs and restaurants due to coronavirus lockdowns. Top chefs are among those supporting UK seafood producers who are facing huge problems exporting to Europe, with Rick Stein’s son Jack buying 220lb of lobster … Read more

Buy now pay later regulations: What will they mean for consumers?

Borrowers of Britain’s booming £2.7billion ‘buy now, pay later’ industry will soon be able to complain to the Financial Ombudsman Service after it was announced lenders would be regulated under new government plans. It comes as regulators warn there was an ‘urgent need’ to protect shoppers from ‘a number of potential harms’, including the possibility … Read more

Consumers used £2.3billion of ‘buy now, pay later’ credit to pay for Christmas

Consumers used £2.3billion of ‘buy now, pay later’ credit to pay for Christmas – 40 per cent of all festive shopping Research found that one in four shoppers used firms such as Klarna Shoppers spent an average of £170, adding to a total bill of £2.3billion The research was carried out by credit reporting firm … Read more

Robocallers are posing as Apple and Amazon support to trick consumers in new scam

Robocallers are posing as Apple and Amazon support to trick consumers into handing over credit cards and account information  Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers of a robocall scheme Scammers are pretending to be Apple and Amazon customer support  They are tell people there is an issue with their account or an ordered package … Read more

Wildfires in California could mean consumers will sip smoky-tasting wine , say experts

Devastating wildfires in California could mean consumers will sip on smoky-tasting wine for years to come, according to experts who say it is permeating grapes and changing the flavor California wildfires are releasing intense smoke that is permeating grapes  Experts say that consumers can expect smoky-flavored wine for years to come Smoke is also making its … Read more

We reveal which telecoms firms are ranked best and worst by consumers

TalkTalk has been named as one of the worst companies for customer service by its broadband customers, new research has revealed. Landline consumers of Virgin Media also said they were the least satisfied when it came to the overall service whilst Three saw the biggest complaints from mobile customers, according to data from Ofcom. Meanwhile, … Read more

‘A V-shaped inflation recovery is NOT what consumers need at all’

A shock jump in inflation last month has sparked fears that Britain could face a cost of living crisis as the impact of the recession hits people hard in their pockets. With further mass job cuts on the cards as the Government’s furloughing scheme comes to an end in the autumn, higher prices for products … Read more