Consumer goods, Prices, Consumers, Electricity, Soups, and Flavor
This article presents information related to different consumer products. Powergen, the utilities giant, has increased its gas prices by 9.6 per cent and its electricity rates by 8.9 per cent. It is the third increase this year for its gas customers, and the second for its electricity users. Weight Watchers from Heinz has launched a range of low-calorie soups in a cup. The range is available in three flavours and will be supported by a press campaign.The Carphone Warehouse has launched a broadband service under its Talk Talk brand. It will be available from November 8, 2004.
Reports on the impact of reductions in electricity prices in Great Britain on the competitiveness of the country's energy companies. Survey findings indicating that only four energy suppliers gained new customers since competitive price cuts were launched.
Advertising laws, Prices, Coal gas, and Electricity
Reports that steps pertaining to complaints for gas and electricity utilities price comparisons in advertisements, are being taken by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and CAP. Number of investigations done on the complaints for gas and electricity advertisments by the ASA; Further information.