Consumer Rights and Responsibilities

The eight rights as defined and promoted by the international consumer organization - Consumers International, are as follows:

  • the right to satisfaction of basic needs; 
  • the right to safety; 
  • the right to be informed; 
  • the right to choose; 
  • the right to be heard; 
  • the right to redress; 
  • the right to consumer education; 
  • the right to a healthy environment. 

With the advent of "consumer rights" comes "consumer responsibilities", which are...

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Opening a Business in St. Lucia

Trade Licences 

All foreign individuals and companies who intend to conduct business in St. Lucia require a trade licence which is issued by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Consumer...

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Marketing vs. Advertising: What's the Difference?


You will often find that many people confuse marketing with advertising or vice versa. While both components are important they are very different. Knowing the difference and doing your market...

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CARICOM Single Market and Economy

The CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) is the Region's response to the evolving
international environment in areas such as trade liberalisation, globalisation, etc.
The CSME is essentially...

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