Consumer education

Consumer education is the preparation of an individual through skills, concepts and understanding that are required for everyday living to achieve maximum satisfaction and utilization of his resources.

It is defined as education given to the consumer about various consumer goods and services, covering price, what the consumer can expect, standard trade practice, etc.

It is part of the formal school curriculum in many places and incorporates knowledge from many disciplines, including but not limited to.

One magazine devoted to providing consumers with accurate reviews of products is Consumer Reports, not to be confused with Consumers Digest.

The 8 Consumer Rights:-

In order to safeguard consumer interest, 6 consumer rights were initially envisioned by consumer rights activists of the West, namely:

Right to Safety
Right to Information
Right to Choice
Right to be Heard
The Right to Redress
The right to consumer education  
Advantages of consumer education
  1. Feedback for the business
  2. Producers and sellers will not take consumers for granted
  3. Government response
  4. Consumer - Producer interaction

Consumer education involves three parties:

People

Consumer Education Issues



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