Question and answer
What do you feel are your most important rights as a consumer?
Consumer rights are now an integral part of our lives like a consumerist way of life. They have been well documented and much talked about. We have all made use of them at some point in our daily lives. [ Market resources and influences are growing by the day and so is the awareness of one's consumer rights. These rights are well-defined and there are agencies like the government, consumer
courts and voluntary organisations that work towards safeguarding them. While we all like to know about our rights and make full use of them, consumer responsibility is an area which is still not demarcated and it is hard to spell out all the responsibilities that a consumer is supposed to shoulder. In this chapter, we will give an overview of the 8 consumer rights, their implications and significance for a developing country like India, and also define the various aspects of consumer responsibility. Consumer Rights In the 20th century, the presence and influence of the market grew dramatically in consumer life. We began to purchase things from the market for a price. Soon, mass production and industrial production came into being, giving the consumer world an entirely new dimension. Have you ever wondered how much urban consumers depend on the market for fulfilment of even their basic needs. This over-dependence on the market and the inherent profit motive in mass production and sales has given manufacturers, and dealers a good reason to exploit consumers. As a consumer, you would know how market products are constantly under-weight, of inferior quality and do not prescribe to quality standards specified by quality-control agencies. Consumers not only do not get value for their money but also often have to suffer losses and inconvenience due to market manipulations. . ]
Expert answered|aLorin|Points 70|
Question
Asked 3/26/2013 6:54:30 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
21,931,841 questions answered
Popular Conversations
What is a culture region? A. a geographic unit determined by ...
Weegy: C. a large, contained region, like a continent User: A thematic map that shows languages or religions ...
8/27/2015 12:51:36 PM| 3 Answers
Complete the analogy below. Fingers are to hands as _______ to ...
Weegy: Fingers are to hands as TOES to feet. User: Hammer is to nail as screwdriver is to ...
8/27/2015 8:58:25 AM| 2 Answers
What was the main agreement made with the establishment of the North ...
Weegy: C. that each nation would come to one another's defense in the event of a Soviet attack User: Who ...
8/27/2015 1:02:18 PM| 2 Answers
blank endorsement?
8/27/2015 3:47:01 PM| 2 Answers
Write the equation for 5x 2y = 3 in slope-intercept form.
Weegy: The equation for 5x + 2y = 3 in slope-intercept form is y = -5/2x + 3/2. User: 5x+2y=3 solve for x User: y= ...
8/27/2015 9:25:42 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
L
P
R
Points 1139 [Total 11492]| Ratings 6| Comments 1079| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 738 [Total 1053]| Ratings 1| Comments 728| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
L
P
1
Points 685 [Total 9258]| Ratings 2| Comments 665| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 677 [Total 9145]| Ratings 2| Comments 647| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 479 [Total 705]| Ratings 1| Comments 469| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 242 [Total 250]| Ratings 0| Comments 242| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 215 [Total 215]| Ratings 3| Comments 185| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 214 [Total 533]| Ratings 1| Comments 204| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 155 [Total 232]| Ratings 0| Comments 155| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 104 [Total 105]| Ratings 1| Comments 94| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.