Category: Consumer Affairs

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How to Get Better Customer Service in Barbados - Foodica
Consumer Affairs

How to Get Better Customer Service in Barbados

Customer service in Barbados sucks. There are too many instances where Barbadian consumers have to go the extra mile to get service that should be provided at minimum. It often feels as though come entities purposely frustrate their clients and somehow forget that we are the reason why they make money. Many of them have […]

How Much Does a Medication Recall Really Cost_
Consumer Affairs

How Much Does a Medication Recall Really Cost?

It’s the one phrase that can create panic in the hearts and minds of patients, medical staff and business professionals. “A medication recall has been announced”. In recent weeks and months, there have been several medication recalls which have sparked confusion, dread and fear in people who depend on the affected medications. Because of the […]

Are Gas Pumps in Barbados Honest - Foodica
Consumer Affairs

Are Gas Pumps in Barbados Honest?

Are you one of those people who watches how your dollars and cents add up at the gas pumps in Barbados? It seems as though gas does not last as long as it used to. Filling up one’s gas tank is now a tactical exercise that requires advanced monitoring and miles and kilometers rationing. How […]

What Is Customer Service Worth To You_ - Foodica
Consumer Affairs

What Is Customer Service Worth To You?

What is customer service worth to companies? From time to time we are faced with situations that make us think that companies do not understand how valuable it is to their business. The other day I heard a work colleague complaining about bad service at one of the utility companies here in Barbados. She went […]