Do you recall the shrinking Creme Egg debacle? Well, Mondelez has been meddling once again. This time with the Terry’s Chocolate Orange, which has shrunk by 10% – and fans are outraged.
Posts tagged with "unit-pricing"
Stories of shrinking supermarket essentials are rarely good news for your pocket. Well we’ve found that toilet roll has been shrinking, but the price has barely budged. So do you feel short changed?
Looking at the unit price of two different-sized items is helpful to work out which is cheapest, but it’s not so useful if those prices are wrong. That’s what has happened for a number of products on Tesco’s website.
We’re calling for supermarkets to Price it Right. To show how complex some unit price comparisons can be, we created our own supermarket to put shoppers to the test. Could they work out the best value?
Tesco’s new Price Promise automatically compares prices with its rivals, instantly giving you a coupon if your basket would’ve been cheaper elsewhere. Will it really help ease the strain on your supermarket shop?
Were you out celebrating Valentine’s Day last night or did you spend the evening tucked up in front of the telly? If you’re a bargain hunter like me, no doubt you tuned into the new Channel 4 Show Secret Shoppers.
Do you notice a price difference between what you pay at your supermarket’s ‘mini me’ vs its bigger sibling? It’s a little bug bear of mine and an issue Channel 4 Dispatches explored tonight…
The major supermarkets have announced their quarterly sales results this week. With prices on the rise, are you cutting back on food spending? Do you feel that you’re paying a fair price at the checkout?
For the second time in as many weeks I’m giving good news – no sooner had we redoubled our efforts to get supermarkets to display clearer unit pricing than two major supermarkets stood up to the challenge.
In this guest post, Jo Swinson MP explains why she supports Which?’s campaign for clearer unit pricing in supermarkets, and is sponsoring a Private Members’ Bill to encourage the government to take action.
Summer’s come around, and with it lots of cheap deals on things like strawberries, mangoes, and other refreshing summer fruits. But why are supermarkets still making it tricky for us to work out which are best value?
Have you ever been baffled by the seemingly endless succession of BOGOFs, rollbacks and 50% extra free deals adorning supermarket shelves? More to the point, do you trust them to actually save you money?
If you shop for food online, you’ve probably had to deal with ‘substitutions’. But what happens if the substitutions are just smaller versions of the products you asked for, while the prices stay the same?
Never mind how you eat yours – how much do you pay for yours? During our Easter bargain-hunting we found price differences in Creme Eggs that left us scratching our heads to work out which ones were cheapest.