Dubai: The Saudi Ministry of Commerce has named a branch of a company specialising in the trade of furniture, ready-to-wear clothes and perfumes in the southwestern city of Najran after the issuance of a court ruling condemning it and its executive director of Indian nationality.
The company, a branch of Landmark Arabia, was named and shamed for violating the Anti-Commercial Fraud Law, and for not adhering to the terms and conditions of sales licenses by offering goods not included in the approved list of sales and for not placing the list of the approval items on a prominent location in the shop.
The ministry published a summary of the court ruling issued by the Najran Criminal Court, which includes imposing a fine on the company and the offender, besides publishing the verdict in two newspapers at its expense.
It is worth mentioning that the ministry of commerce has already provided an e-service for issuing a sales licenses online, in order to eliminate fake and misleading offers towards the consumers, in addition to implementing inspection tours to monitor the compliance with the terms and conditions of sales by the commercial establishments.
The Ministry of Commerce urges consumers to lodge their complaints and reports on violating establishments through its Consumer Call Center hotline (1900), or through the application of a Commercial Violation Reportvia the Ministry’s official website.