Day: February 1, 2018

France plans to ban BOGOF deals

EUROFRUIT: French supermarkets are to be forbidden from offering “buy one, get one free” food deals in order to ensure better returns for struggling farmers.

California eyeing State-run bank for marijuana

NOQ: “For a state that is already plagued with so many economic problems, despite its recent budget surplus, the idea of the state running its own bank should worry every person in California,” said Yaël Ossowski, the Deputy Director for the Consumer Choice Center in Washington, D.C.

France to ban ‘buy one, get one free’ offers following Nutella riots

NEWSTALK: Luca Bertoletti is the European affairs manager for the Consumer Choice Centre (CCC). He said such a measure aims to help farmers and the agricultural sector in France – but will end up hurting consumers who rely on low prices.

France’s Nutella riots prompt moves to ‘protect farmers at expense of consumers’

DAILY POST: Consumer lobby group says French agriculture must be modernised to keep prices low for ordinary consumers.

France’s ban on grocery store discounts won’t stop Nutella riots and won’t help consumers

CONTACT: Luca Beroletti European Affairs Manager Consumer Choice Center luca@consumerchoicecenter.org France’s ban on grocery store discounts won’t stop Nutella riots and won’t help consumers WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, France announced it would ban ‘buy one, get one free’ deals in grocery stores throughout the country, a reaction to the Nutella riots last week. Luca […]

The U.S. Trade War with Bombardier

NORTH CAROLINA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW: Moreover, this ruling is also likely to negatively affect everyday consumers. “Such a high tariff will raise the cost of importing jets from the Montreal-based firm and deprive American consumers of the opportunity of efficient, low-cost travel.”

Watchdog Warns Against California’s Idea For Public Pot Bank

CALIFORNIA POLITICAL REVIEW: Should the State of California have a state-owned bank, so the marijuana industry has a place to do its banking? Part of the problem is that a bank is not a repository for money, alone. To keep the bank open, it will have to loan money. That means a government bank will be […]

France limit discounts on food to help farmers

NOVINKY: “This is yet another instance of France putting its farmers’ interests above those of its own citizens. Outlawing ‘buy one, get one free’ may enrich farmers, but it harms ordinary consumers who take advantage of these lower prices to buy food for their families,” said Luca Bertoletti, European Affairs Manager of the Consumer Choice Center.

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