IP/17/1448  29-05-2017 - European Commission lays the ground work for future action in EU consumer law 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 May 2017 Today, the European Commission presents an analysis of EU consumer and marketing rules. This report will serve as a basis for further improving the legal framework for consumers and businesses.
SPEECH/17/1272  11-05-2017 - Speech by Commissioner Jourová on consumers in the digital world at the 8th annual European e-commerce conference 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Speech Brussels, 11 May 2017 This week has a strong focus on the digital economy. It is the focus of your conference, and it was also the focus of the Commission. As you know, in the Commission we adopted yesterday the...
IP/17/893  11-04-2017 - Commission reports on how the EU Cohesion Policy can help low-income and low-growth regions 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 11 April 2017 In a report published today on EU regions which are lagging behind in terms of growth or wealth, the Commission identifies clear paths to support regional growth strategies, with the help of EU funds.
MEMO/17/895  11-04-2017 - Promoting competitiveness in low-income and low-growth regions 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 11 April 2017 In a report published today on EU regions which are lagging behind in terms of growth or wealth, the Commission identifies clear paths to support regional growth strategies, with the help of EU funds.
MEMO/17/845  07-04-2017 - Questions & answers – Screening of comparison websites in the travel sector 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 7 April 2017 While it becomes more and more common to book hotels and flights online, consumers are encountering a growing number of problems with online travel services. These services are now among the most frequent consumer complaints according to the European Consumer Centres.
IP/17/727  24-03-2017 - Buying online and solving disputes online: 24.000 consumers used new European platform in first year 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 March 2017 While there are strong rules in place in the EU to protect consumers, in practice consumers sometimes encounter problems getting redress when their rights are violated, particularly cross border.
IP/17/86  19-01-2017 - Car rental companies improve treatment of consumers, thanks to EU-wide enforcement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2017 Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to the rental desk? Did you ever book a car online and find out you had to pay more when you get to...
SPEECH/16/3464  17-10-2016 - Keynote speech by European Commissioner Věra Jourová on the review of consumer policy - 2016 European Consumer Summit 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 17 October 2016 Honourable Ministers, Members of the European Parliament, Vice-President, Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the European Consumer Summit 2016.
IP/16/2931  05-09-2016 - 2016 Consumer Markets Scoreboard: Market performance improved, but more efforts needed in telecoms and energy sector 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 September 2016 The European Commission published today its 2016 Consumer Markets Scoreboard which monitors EU consumers' ratings of how 42 goods and services markets work These ratings show that market's performance has improved since the last scoreboard in 2014.
AGENDA/16/1489  19-04-2016 - Monday 25 April: Commission presents its 2015 Annual Report on the Rapid Alert System 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The Commission will unveil on Monday 25 April the results of the 2015 Annual Report on the Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products, an efficient tool to keep European consumers safe.