Nine out of ten of us has at least one loyalty card, but are they a plastic menace or a golden ticket for those dedicated to reaping their rewards? (more on loyalty cards…)
Following a poll on Twitter that divided opinion pretty much straight down the middle, a branch of Asda has started stocking bottles of tomato ketchup in the fridge as well as on the shelf. (more on storing tomato ketchup…)
Reckon you know the in-store returns policy in your favourite high-street shops? What about the ones you don’t frequent as regularly? Surely, there’s just one rule for all, right? Wrong. (more on returns policy on high street…)
Recent research has shown that household food waste has increased for the first time in a decade, meaning the food industry has failed to meet a commitment to cut it by 5% between 2012 and 2015. (more on food waste…)
The other day, a friend posted a picture on Facebook of some women’s ear plugs she’d spied in a shop. They were pink and claimed to be ‘ultra soft’, but presumably worked in exactly the same way as the regular non-gender-specific yellow ones that I often buy. (more on Tesco razors price…)
Will taking the early approach to Christmas shopping leave you with the January blues or does it pay to be late to the game? (more on last-minute Christmas shopping…)
Last week, the amount of money spent on vinyl music in the UK overtook digital downloads for the first time. Records are now firmly in the mainstream, but are they back for good, or is this just a stay of execution? (more on vinyl records…)
Every year there seems to be a must-have toy or gadget that sells out almost everywhere and leads to near hysteria when a fresh (often limited) batch miraculously arrives just before Christmas. This year is no exception. (more on in-demand Christmas gifts…)
I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty impatient when it comes to queuing and waiting to be served. (more on Google live data…)
While I love Christmas – the bright lights, the music, the general merriment – I’m slightly confused, if not a little disturbed, by the sheer volume of what I can only describe as Christmas-themed tat that I’ve encountered of late. (more on Christmas tat…)
For those of you looking to grab a bargain pre-Christmas, chances are you’re anticipating next week’s Black Friday. But are the deals on offer really worth your while? (more on Black Friday deals…)
Sophisticated social media scams are becoming a real concern. Not only do they pose an obvious risk to users of social networks, such as Facebook, but they’re alarmingly effective.
As we prepare to enter some of the busiest shopping weeks of the year, we thought we’d share some of your views on how you prefer to shop. So will you be bracing the crowds in the run-up to Christmas, or will you be surfing the web to stock up? (more on Christmas shopping…)
When Vodafone asked Ivan Gorewal in July 2015 if he’d like to upgrade his three Sim-only mobile phone contracts, he was clear about what he wanted.