‘TRUSTED MARK’ CERTIFICATION SCHEME FOR RETAILERS
IRF Trusted Mark.org is pleased to announce the launch of the first of its kind customer centric ‘TRUSTED MARK’ for retailers . The scheme developed with inputs from over 100 global and Indian retail industry stakeholders in accordance with ISO 17067 guidelines will encourage retailers to improve on their practices and systems in operation. The ‘TRUSTED MARK’ seal will assure consumers that retailers will observe their rights through the agreed standards. The key to certification is not only adhering to statutory requirements but also the requirements as mentioned in each of the technical standards. This will help in bringing in transparency so that the consumers know what to expect from their purchase / service from the point of browsing and buying to after-sales.
Certification Bodies accredited for ISO/IEC 17065 by the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB)- Member International Accreditation Forum – will conduct the audit process for retailers.
IRF Trusted Mark.org aims to undertake a nationwide campaign to establish the ‘TRUSTED MARK’ as the seal for consumer trust – generating consumer awareness and assurance needed to encourage consumers to confidently shop, eat and enjoy products and services of outlets with the ‘TRUSTED MARK.’
Retailers seeking the ‘TRUSTED MARK’ certification can register with IRF Trusted Mark.org by submitting the Application Form duly filled along with the requisite application fees.
Eligible retailers should be operating in a physical brick & mortar space in any of the below mentioned formats.
Speciality Store: Apparel/Art & Craft/Auto Accessories/Books & Stationery/Cosmetics/Beverages & Desserts/Confectionery & Biscuits/Consumer Automobiles/Consumer Electronics & Appliances/Electricals & Fittings/Games & Entertainment/Eyewear & Opticals/Fashion Accessories/Food, FMCG & Grocery/Home Furnishing & Decor/Gifts,Toys & Music/Hardware Utilities/Home Tools & Equipment/Kitchenware/Luggage & Travel Accessories/Mobile &Telecom/Pet Products/Shoes & Footwear Accessories/Sportswear & Accessories/Textiles/Uniforms & School Supplies/Watches & Clocks/Any other specific product categories.
Cash & Carry / Wholesale
Own Brand Store