By SA Editor Miriam Metzinger: Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim Cramer's Mad Money Program, Monday June 17.Bullish Calls:Tupperware (TUP): "With these direct sellers, there is Tupperware and then there is everyone else."
NEW DELHI: The government has issued guidelines to regulate direct selling companies such as Amway, Oriflame, Avon and Tupperware, with clear provisions to protect consumers and forbid firms from exaggerating the benefits of products or charging a fee from their agents. Direct selling companies applauded the consumer affairs ministry for the guidelines, which industry executives said would weed out fraudulent players, help serious companies grow, protect consumers and disallow ecommerce platforms from offering their products without consent.
NEW DELHI: Direct sellers such as Amway, Tupperware and Network Communications, are mulling steps to prevent the selling of their products on online marketplaces without their consent in the wake of new guidelines issued by the government. India Direct Selling Association (IDSA) is in discussions with its members for the industry to comply with the government regulations. "We are concerned that online sellers have been selling Tupperware products.
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Real estate agents in Australia who assured everyone for years there was no housing bubble and home prices would only ever go up because there was a "shortage of houses" are now telling everyone who is stuck in a house they cannot afford that they have prices too high.
What this means of course is real estate agents are selling few homes, thus making little in commissions so they need prices to come down. What the agents don't realize is this is the beginning of a trend and home prices, some drastically reduced already, still have much further to fall.