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Shortage of raw materials: beware, the composition of products may change

re only possible for a limited time and under certain conditions. Manufacturers must apply to the DGCCRF, the General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control, via a derogation request form. Moreover, a manufacturer can change the composition of a product only if : ...

13
Sep
2022

Beauty: how are cosmetics tested?

This does not mean that other brands test on animals... It is simply a bogus marketing argument, which provides no additional guarantee to the consumer. This mention has no interest since it simply means that the product complies with current European regulations, like all other cosmetic p ...

23
Sep
2021

Where can I find eco-friendly eyewear?

Recycled plastic waste Among the consumer brands, Optic 2000 offers a collection of frames made from marine plastic waste. If you choose Sea2see brand eyewear at Optic 2000, your purchase helps to recover the plastic waste that pollutes the oceans. The same approach also exists in other count ...

07
Oct
2021

Video games, music, VOD: the legal guarantee of conformity is extended to digital content

What does this guarantee consist of? According to the Consumer Code, merchants are required to guarantee consumers against defects in the conformity of the goods they sell them. The legal guarantee of conformity applies in the following cases: - the product sold does not conform to the use ...

27
Jan
2022

The mobile phone: history and evolution

over $100 million in research costs. It wasn't until the early 1990s that cell phones became small enough and cheap enough to interest the average consumer. In France, the first Telephone mobile (pictured above) appeared in 1992. The mobile phone boom From the 1990s onwards, Phone mobile model ...

18
Jan
2008

Stockbroker : 5 tips to choose your online broker

g in a search engine the name of the brokerage company and the word 'review'. This will flush out the reviews that customers have posted online on consumer forums. Also, if you have any doubts about the honesty of a stockbroker and want to make sure their practices are not fraudulent, you can ...

13
Apr
2022

6 ideas to boost your purchasing power immediately

f discounts offered online at partner merchants, via affiliation. This discount (iGraal...) is applied after the purchase, with a refund made to the consumer. In short, you buy something and you get money back. In the end, your shopping cost less and instead of getting a coupon you get cash. Fin ...

01
June
2022

Piccoma : Do you know the world leader in webtoon ?

d of turning the pages to read the story, the reader scrolls down the boxes on the screen of their cell phone. Webtoons are comics adapted to today's consumer tools, communication vectors and uses. Piccoma, How does it work? The Manga and webtoon app has not become number one in Japan and the worl ...

16
June
2022

The end of the mandatory receipt: what does it change?

the endocrine disruptors bisphenol A and S. What are the alternatives? The end of the paper receipt from January 1, 2023 will be a big change in consumer habits and some are not hiding their concern... In particular, they fear that they will no longer be able to follow the evolution of price ...

24
Nov
2022