Shopping

Are Black Friday and Cyber Monday a deal or no deal?

In the run-up to Christmas we all want to cut costs, and Black Friday and Cyber Monday have been marketed as the best days to pick up discounted gifts for the festive season. But how good are these discounts?

Autumn Budget 2017: Freeze on alcohol, fuel, and air passenger duties but tobacco duty to rise

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Drinkers, drivers, and economy flight passengers may welcome news that alcohol, fuel, and air passenger duties have been frozen, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in his Autumn Budget.

Moneywise users cut back on Christmas spending

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 | News

The amount most Moneywise.co.uk users plan to spend on Christmas has dropped compared to last year, our new poll results reveal.

Deal of the week: Amazon launches Black Friday event a week early

Friday, 17 November 2017 | News

It may still be a week away, but Amazon has launched its first wave of Black Friday deals including coffee machines, televisions and other technology.

Inflation remains unchanged at 3% despite rising food prices

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | News

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rate of inflation was unchanged at 3% in October, the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures reveal.

Deal of the week: Earn 4.2% interest overnight at Asda

Friday, 10 November 2017 | News

Savvy shoppers can earn the equivalent of 4.2% interest overnight when they use an Asda Christmas Savings Card this weekend.

Deal of the week: 20% off Clarks boots

Friday, 03 November 2017 | News

Keep your feet and ankles warm with a new pair of discounted boots from Clarks.

Iceland pledges to accept old pound coins until end of 2017

Friday, 03 November 2017 | News

Shoppers with that last bit of change down the back of the sofa will be pleased to hear Iceland will continue to accept old pound coins until the end of 2017.

Bargain hunting: Would you bend the rules?

Monday, 23 October 2017 | Article

We look at the wily ways consumers find to cut costs and ask the lawyers whether this is just shrewd shopping or breaking the law.

Deal of the week: Get free cash towards your Christmas shop at Iceland

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

Save with Iceland’s Bonus Card scheme and earn free cash to spend in store and online this Christmas.

‘Round pounds’ cease to be legal tender but some retailers will still accept them – for now

Monday, 16 October 2017 | News

The old ‘round pound’ £1 coin ceased to be legal tender on Sunday 15 October, but some retailers and charities will still accept them for a short period.