CON­SUMER AF­FAIRS

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much as you’re led to be­lieve. If the dis­count is ex­ag­ger­ated, or other in­for­ma­tion is mis­lead­ing, you can re­port the com­pany to the Com­merce Com­mis­sion.

And com­pare the deal with prices from other com­pa­nies. You may find a bet­ter deal else­where. Don’t stand for poor qual­ity. Goods and ser­vices in a sale are cov­ered by the Con­sumer Guar­an­tees Act. Goods must be of an ac­cept­able qual­ity and ser­vices must be pro­vided with rea­son­able care and skill.

So, if the hair straight­en­ers you bought over­heated af­ter six months, you can ask to have them re­paired or re­placed, or seek a re­fund.

Do re­sist the urge to buy on im­pulse.

Dis­count sites cre­ate a sense of ur­gency.

Be­fore snap­ping up an of­fer, think – will you re­ally use that Bel­gian waf­fle- mak­ing set or those retro curl­ing tongs? Don’t be fobbed off. If you have a prob­lem with

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