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No MRP on majority of e-commerce products: Survey

IANS  |  New Delhi 

websites generally do not display the Maximum Price (MRP) on majority of packaged products as per the Packaged Commodity Rules (PCR) 2017, suggests a survey conducted by LocalCircles -- a social engagement platform.

In the survey conducted over three months, with a sample size of 16,000, 62 per cent people said they could not find information on packaged products on sites, according to a press release.

LocalCircles said many sites do not mention the actual of the product and just mention the list price, which could be inflated so as to offer big discounts.

The PCR mandates that sites display the of all products and best before date or expiry date of all human consumption items.

Also, 87 per cent consumers said that they could not find best before date information on items of human consumption.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:58 IST
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