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CyberMonday started with an average of 1,600 transactions per minute amid inflationary challenges



The Santiago Chamber of Commerce (CCS) has reported that CyberMonday 2022 kicked off with nearly 100,000 transactions in the first hour. The event he will run until the end of Wednesday, October 5, amid high inflation and shrinking consumption.

When these companies started, they were processing an average of 1,600 operations per minute, worth $11 million, according to organizers. This is “substantially on par with the previous year’s record.”

They also recalled that this Cyber ​​Monday will occur in the context of shrinking consumption and high inflation, “which poses a tough challenge for businesses that have had to face extraordinary cost increases over the past year.”

For consumers, CCS said, it “represents the potential for access to price opportunities during a difficult time for households hit hard by inflation.”

He also called for safe purchases at participating stores and companies’ official websites. www.cyber.cl.

A total of 750 e-commerce companies and 38 foundations make up the event, mostly in clothing, shoes and accessories (167), home (121), health and beauty (88), sports and outdoors (67). ) related to the field of and technology (59).

The National Consumer Service (Sernac) oversees businesses’ compliance with consumer laws and e-commerce regulations (rules establishing consumer rights).

Companies must respect the rights of consumers among their obligations, and are particularly required to “correctly communicate product features, prices, inventory status, discount rates, legal guarantees, product delivery deadlines, etc.” .

Another relevant aspect to consider is the obligation to notify the legal warranty entitlement, which is currently six months from the time the consumer receives the product.

Source: Biobiochile

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