With some online sales starting on Christmas Day and shoppers queuing through the night to get into stores first, the sales are certainly silly this year. But can you really bag a bargain, or do sales just stress you out?
It seems that you can’t turn on the box without being bombarded with meerkats or fat tenors singing the praises of price comparison websites. The only problem is – they’re not necessarily all they’re cracked up to be.
‘It’s just another manic Monday’ is today’s mantra for online retailers as they cash in on what’s expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year. Are you joining the masses, or will you shun convention?
If you’re a keen online shopper, using a price alert site could help you bag a bargain. But is it worth the time, effort and patience needed to wait for your deal to materialise?
Would you be surprised to hear you can’t legally get a refund on purchases if you’ve simply changed your mind about them? Millions of us are being refused refunds on unwanted items – don’t be one of them.
The new Groceries iPhone app from Tesco means you can scan items wherever you are and add them to your online shop. Genius way to save time or geeky gimmick? You decide…
Rose bowls instead of fish bowls, hair straighteners in place of a hairdryer… just some of Argos’s crazy substitutions. So should they be doing more to give us what we ask for?
Online supermarket shopping is billed as easy, convenient and lets you avoid the supermarket rabble. And most of the time it’s great… until you’re faced with a substitution that, quite frankly, you couldn’t have made up.
Have you fallen into the fake goods trap? More and more of us are reporting that we’ve been duped into buying a counterfeit, so how can we buy with confidence?
eBay’s Green Team claims its mission is to ‘inspire the world to buy, sell and think green every day’ and their latest reusable box scheme has certainly caught my eye. But maybe for the wrong reasons…
Why is it so hard for online shops to understand the simple rules there to protect consumers? Online T&Cs to catch up with the times and play by the rules.