CONSUMER ALERT: REFUND AND EXCHANGE POLICIES VARYDecember 18, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – The days after Christmas are busy times for retailers who face long lines of shoppers bringing back unwanted gifts. No matter what gifts are under the Christmas tree this year, most consumers expect to be able to return or … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: CONSIDER COSTS OF EXTENDED WARRANTIESDecember 11, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – Holiday shoppers buying the latest smartphones, tablets, big-screen televisions or other electronic devices or appliances most likely will all be asked at the checkout counter if they want to purchase extended warranties or … - Read More >
SPECIAL CONSUMER ALERT: LAWS PROTECT ARKANSAS CONSUMERS DURING WINTER STORMSDecember 06, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – With a major winter storm bearing down on most of Arkansas, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this special consumer alert today to remind Arkansas consumers of the protections they have when buying LP gas for home … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID THE HAZARDS OF HOLIDAY DECORATINGDecember 04, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – This year, hang the stockings by the chimney with care. And take care with the Christmas tree, the outdoor lights and all the other decorations, too.
Holiday-related injuries or fires affect thousands of Americans each … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: ADVICE ON GIVING, GETTING GIFT CARDSNovember 27, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – A gift card is one of few products available to shoppers this holiday season that is one-size-fits-all and is never the wrong color.
It’s the ease of both giving and receiving gift cards that makes them one of the top … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: SURF, SHOP SAFELY WHEN MAKING ONLINE PURCHASESNovember 20, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – After the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone, many American consumers will turn their attention to holiday shopping. The Monday following Thanksgiving – this year, that is Dec. 2 – is known as “Cyber Monday” for the high volume … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: GIVE WISELY TO CHARITYNovember 13, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – Charitable organizations worldwide have mobilized for the relief effort in the Philippines following last week’s devastating typhoon, and countless Arkansans will no doubt lend their support to the cause.
Arkansas residents … - Read More >
SPECIAL CONSUMER ALERT: SCAM TARGETS BANK CUSTOMERSNovember 06, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel warned Arkansas consumers today about a widespread scam in which con artists are posing as representatives of financial institutions in order to obtain credit card information.
The scammers … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: MISLEADING SOLICITATIONS SENT TO ARKANSAS COMPANIESNovember 05, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – An overwhelming number of Arkansas businesses have received solicitations in the mail this week asking business owners to pay a private company for an “Annual Minutes Requirement Statement,” that the company claims is mandated … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: RULES ON FIREWOOD, PROPANE PROTECT CONSUMERSOctober 30, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – It’s the time of year when Arkansas consumers drag their jackets and coats out of the closet and start to prepare for the winter months ahead.
For many consumers, preparing for cold weather also means stocking up on … - Read More >