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Today, the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety committee of the European Parliament adopted the report on fluorinated greenhouse gases by Green MEP, Bas Eickhout, and voted for unrealistic deadlines as regards the entry into force of a service ban for refrigeration equipment. It also calls for an allocation fee system, which is overly bureaucratic. All these measures will result in increased costs for the commerce sector.
EuroCommerce calls on the European Commission to stand strong on MIF regulation and not to be pressurized by aggressive media campaigns by Matstercard. All European businesses and consumers need and deserve strong regulation against fees charged on payments using electronic cards.
- 12 June 2013Read more
Whilst EuroCommerce has generally been reluctant to support collective redress, and generally don’t see the need for it, the Commission’s recommendations on collective redress mechanisms, are a reasonable basis for such a procedure if it were to be introduced. It respects the need for an opt-in model and a "loser pays" principle that safeguards legitimate collective redress action.
- 17 May 2013Read more
Attended by over 600 delegates from retail and manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods, the joint ECR Europe – EuroCommerce conference this week was a unique opportunity to explore the changing world of consumer behaviour, breakthrough technologies and the need for collaboration along the supply chain.
2013 - marking 20 years of EuroCommerce
2013 marks the 20th anniversary of EuroCommerce. In these twenty years EuroCommerce can count many major milestones and achievements which have reaped benefits for the performance and reputation of commerce companies, big and small.