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Wipro acquires Filipino personal care firm ‘Splash’

Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting (WCCL) has acquired the Philippines-based personal care maker Splash Corporation for an undisclosed amount to enter the country which has a consumer base of around 100 million. The acquisition strengthens Wipro’s consumer care portfolio in personal care and strengthens its South-East Asian market footprint. Splash is the largest Filipino personal ..

2018 National Consumer Day (NCD)

The National Consumer Day (NCD) is observed every year in India on 24th December to highlight the importance of the consumer movement and the need to make every consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities. The 2018 theme is “Timely Disposal of Consumer Complaints”. On this day the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 was enacted. ..

2018 World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD)

The World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) is observed every year on March 15 to promote basic rights of all consumers, demanding that those rights are respected and protected. It also gives people a chance to protest against the market abuses and social injustices. On this day in 1962, President John F Kennedy formally addressed the ..

Supreme Court directs Centre to frame model rules for Consumer Courts

Concerned over the working of consumer courts including the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, the Supreme Court has directed the union government to come up with model rules prescribing objective norms for the administration of consumer courts within four months. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur has called ..