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An international network marketing scheme hawking expensive limited edition coins is attracting a huge following. Sucheta Dalal examines this strange quest
Over the past few decades, one has seen a variety of chain marketing schemes capture people’s imagination but each of them has either collapsed or vanished with public money. There was the Sheregar gold-chain scheme, which did so well that...
Savvy credit card issuers are changing the way in which customers used to be profiled and evaluated, finds Sucheta Dalal
A financial newspaper recently reported that a journalist who accepted a lifetime free credit card offer from State Bank of India (in collaboration with GE) was later rejected because journalists are on its negative list. That credit card companies have negative lists and...
Consumers don’t help their cause by either being naive or cunning, argues Sucheta Dalal with some interesting examples of both
Most of us have come across plenty of consumer complaints alleging harassment by high-handed and callous companies. The complaints are often genuine and the service standards can surely do with some improvement. Also, complaints that have languished for months or even...