agesofelegance wrote:some of us who don't trade regularly are not members of the NMTF.
Me too. (Or do I mean me neither?) I am not a member of the NMTF.
Drachelis wrote:that url ws very helpful - thanks - I presume that if labels can be on packaging and not permanently a clearly written price label attached to the garment stating these and also the " hand made", "Hand Finished" or whatever and " Made in" information
At the Historic Traders division of the National Market Traders association agm at Tewkesbury last, they had a Trading standards less giiving a talk - one of the questions asked on labelling was what to do if you were not sure of the composition of the fabric used - she told us that it was acceptable in these cases to put " mixed fibres " for this and for when the beakdown of percentage wasn't known.
As far as wash insructions - I either label dry clean only or handwash with care if appropriate.
some of us who don't trade regularly are not members of the NMTF.
At the risk of being jumped on from a great height - I think it would need to be consistenly moderated so that any of this type of thing is politely nipped in the bud very quickly.
where was the warehouse!!
I remember looking at a pair of walking socks to see what the composition was. You know 60% wool 40% poly... No, "100% mixed fibres"
Despite Debs trying to curb my pop habit!
I much prefer to let "the market place" decide whether a trader is offering the right goods at the right price.
However if it was proven to my complete satisfaction that trader X had deliberately misled a customer over something to that customers detriment, that is a very different matter.
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