As Christmas approaches, it’s sometimes easy to become swept up in the frenzy of present buying without checking details. Have you ever returned an item after a little more research?
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is urging consumers to beware of fake poppy merchandise ahead of Remembrance 2018. Our guest, Helen Barnham, explains what you need to watch out for.
New House of Fraser owner, Mike Ashley, has pledged to turn the store into a ‘Harrods of the high street’. Is this possible given that thousands of customers like me are currently out of pocket?
The UK’s largest supermarket is on the front foot again today, launching its new budget store: Jack’s. But will it really rival Aldi, Lidl and other discounters?
There’s nothing quite as frustrating as making a new purchase, eagerly getting it out of the box and discovering it doesn’t work. But what goods are most often faulty?
The supermarket’s promise to keep prices in line with rival stores will end next month after eight years. But will you miss price guarantees?
Supermarkets have monitored our shopping habits for decades and designed stores to influence us – but is that all about to change?
A company in New Zealand recently trialed a four-day working week, finding productivity skyrocketed. But what would you do with an extra day every week?
Shopping can be an overwhelming experience for many, so are proposals for a ‘quiet hour’ a welcome idea? Our guest community author Caroline Pritchard gives her experience…
A discount teddy deal was abandoned this week after thousands of shoppers were left queueing for up to eight hours amid chaotic scenes. Do you go mad for special offers?
So far this year, nearly 650 retail and restaurant brands on our high streets have closed – but which ones will you miss and which long-gone shops do you wish were still in business?
John Lewis will start buying back old and unwanted clothing in a drive to reduce waste. What do you do with your unwanted or worn-out clothes?
Beyond the classic staples of booze, aftershave and socks, what else is there to buy in the shops for Father’s Day? And how much should you spend on it?
Last week H&M announced it will be making its women’s clothing bigger, responding to ongoing complaints from shoppers that its sizes just don’t measure up, but is it just window dressing?