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December 2021
 
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18 December 2021

Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Dolsie Allen, at a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank in Kingston.

CAC Secures Over $14.7 Million On Behalf Of Aggrieved Consumers

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 18 Dec 2021    admin   
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) has secured over $14.7 million in compensation on behalf of aggrieved consumers for the period April to November 2021. The disclosure was made by Chief Executive Officer, Dolsie Allen, at a recent Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank in Kingston. She noted that the sum “does not include the $7.5 million that we were awarded from the Tribunal hearing that we had earlier this year.” The award was made as a result of a consumer entering into a contract with a used car dealership to purchase a vehicle for the sum $5.4 million. The CAC Tribunal found...


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Director of Communications, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Latoya Halstead, speaks at a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) 'Think Tank' on Tuesday, (December 14) at the Agency's head office in Kingston.

CAC Calls On Consumers To Avoid Impulse Shopping This Christmas

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 18 Dec 2021    admin   
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is urging consumers to avoid impulse shopping this holiday season. Speaking at a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Think Tank’, on Tuesday (December 14), Director of Communications, Latoya Halstead, said that to avoid buyers’ remorse, consumers should create a budget and shop around. “The fact is 2022 is going to be a new year, it will have challenges. Determine what you need as opposed to what you want – that’s the first thing –and in this way, you can shop around [and] compare the prices,” said Ms. Halstead. She emphasised that extensive research...


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Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), Dolsie Allen, addressing a JIS Think Tank on Tuesday (December 14).

CAC Develops Buyers’ Guide To Help Consumers During Christmas

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 18 Dec 2021    admin   
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) has developed a guide to assist consumers to make informed decisions when shopping during the yuletide season. “For this Christmas, we have put together what we call a Christmas Buyers’ Guide and it has a lot of information in there. It doesn’t tell you what to buy, when to buy, from whom to buy, but it does tell you how you can buy,” said the entity’s Chief Executive Officer, Dolsie Allen. She was addressing a Think Tank session at the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) head office in St. Andrew on Tuesday (Dec. 14). The Guide can be accessed via the CAC...


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Consumer Alert!

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 18 Dec 2021    admin   
Consumer Affairs Commission - Survey of Grocery Items December 8-9, 2021. CLICK HERE FOR FULL FLYER


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