Thou shalt not mislead customers. Even a bit

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Thou shalt not mislead customers. Even a bit

FREE TO READ | The onus is on the company to make sure that the product is what it says on the box

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That should be the first rule of marketing.

And how about this for a radical idea – the label, advert or notice should be run past 10 employees – men and women of different ages, races, and socioeconomic levels – to check for possible lack of clarity or transparency before giving it the go-ahead.

Such no-cost bit of market research would also flag various forms of inappropriateness...

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