Hong Kong gyms still applying strong-arm sales tactics, consumer watchdog warns

The Consumer Council has warned customers to “be wary of pre-payment entrapments” when dealing with fitness centres. A Council spokesperson said on Monday that unscrupulous sales practices still persist in the fitness centre industry. “The situation is worrisome as consumers are not well protected.” Usual tactics include long-term memberships, an insufficient explanation of contract terms, and a lack […]