anticonsumer

anticonsumer

(ˌæntɪkənˈsjuːmə)
adj
opposed to consumerism
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We appeal to President Duterte to review and revisit the anticonsumer and antifarmer provisions of SB 1998, and carefully consider the issues presented that have been ignored by its authors.
safety creates a form of anticonsumer incumbent protection.
At first glance, concerns of manipulative anticonsumer or
The most obvious reason why someone would be a macro anticonsumer would be out of concerns for the negative impact that hyperconsumption has brought on the environment.
Robert Bork wrote that "If the new economics is right, there is never a case in which price discrimination injures competition." (5) The Act is described as "Antitrust's Least Glorious Hour." (6) Some academics have categorically asserted that the Robinson Patman Act is anticonsumer because it "undoubtedly leads to higher prices for consumers." (7)
The FTC also turned the tables on the dealers and accused them of various anticompetitive or anticonsumer practices, such as "padding" new car prices, price fixing, and "packing" finance charges (i.e., charging fees without the buyer's knowledge)--not the news the dealers wanted.
Ryanair's Stephen McNamara said: "Ryanair regrets the recent anticonsumer ruling of the OFT, which will result in thousands of UK Ryanair Cash Passport holders no longer having a free form of payment that allows them to avoid the PS6 admin fee when booking flights on Ryanair.com, from December 1.
Barney Frank (D-Mass.) told his Wednesday morning general session audience that the bureau will restrict some practices by large banks that have been anticonsumer, and added that he ultimately intended to bring consumers to credit unions and expand their market share.
chief operating officer Mike Bettiga and Marshland Pharmacies co-owner Susan Sutter said the proposed merger would be anticompetitive and anticonsumer because it would give one entity too much influence over the prescription drug market.
"I will be proposing more aggressive measures that are necessary to crack down on what appear to be anticonsumer practices," said Sen.
Blumenthal, a former attorney general of Connecticut, said he will propose aggressive measures to crack down on anticonsumer practices.