Black Friday: check the prices

23.11.2022 - 11:20
Aktuelt
Black Friday: check the prices
The original price of discounted items must be disclosed – and it must be verifiable, insists consumer watchdog
Shoppers should be given full details of discounts, says consumer watchdog
 

With Black Friday just around the corner, retailers are urged to ensure that discounted prices are appropriately and properly set.

The original price of a discounted product must be directly visible to the customer, and it must be verifiable, says the Consumer Watchdog Agency.

Retailers are also encouraged to display the lowest previous price on all discounted items.

 >> SEE ALSO Store reprimanded for misleading adverts

The marketing law states that an item must have been available at the advertised original price for at least six weeks for the original price to qualify as a ‘before price’ in an advert. For groceries and seasonal items such as Christmas decorations, this period is four weeks.

Consumers are encouraged to take a closer look at whether a price really has been discounted and check if it is cheaper in another store.

They are also reminded to practise common sense and check all applicable rates if they take out a loan for a major purchase such as furniture or a car.

 

Read the Faroese version of this article here.

More Faroese News in English.

Er kopiera
Nýggjastu sendingar í ÚV
Hósdag 1. desember
Góðan morgun Føroyar 01. desember 2022
148795
Hósdag 1. desember
Morgunlestur hósdagur 1. desember 2022
148582
Mikudag 30. november
Tjóðveldi í Tinginum
148749
Mikudag 30. november
Góðan morgun Føroyar 30.11.2022
148737
Nýggjastu sendingar í SV
Hósdag 1. desember
Val kring landið - Hov
148799
Mikudag 30. november
Tjóðveldi í Tinginum
148742
Mikudag 30. november
Sambandsflokkurin í Andglettinum
148728
Týsdag 29. november
Val kring landið - Klaksvík
148669