Online Retailing Regulated by EU
BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Parliament embraced a package of rules to regulate online retailing. The aims are to promote cross-border e-retailing, provide more protection for consumers and add constraints for retailers. One of the most important elements is that European consumers who buy online have the right to change their minds within two weeks of receiving the goods. Additionally, the rules make it illegal for retailers to add hidden charges through pre-checked boxes on their website.
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