Shopping

Bargain hunting: Would you bend the rules?

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.

Inflation falls for the second month in a row

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | News

Consumers will feel some relief as inflation continues to fall back from a peak of 3.1%, but the trend may not go on for long.

Tesco removes 'best before' date on fruit and veg

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | News

Tesco has removed ‘best before’ dates from some of its fruit and vegetable lines in a bid to reduce food waste.

Iceland trials plastic bottle recycling scheme with voucher offer

Monday, 21 May 2018 | News

Iceland has become the first supermarket in the UK to install a reverse vending machine, where empty plastic bottles are fed in a machine in return for vouchers.

When is the best time to shop the sales?

Friday, 18 May 2018 | Blog | By Stuart McClure

We all love a bargain, but waiting for a sale to start can be frustrating, and even more so when you miss the boat on items you had on your watch list.

Haagen-Dazs shrinks tub size but not its price

Monday, 14 May 2018 | News

Shoppers will be giving a cold reception to Haagen-Dazs’ decision to cut the size of its family ice cream tubs while charging the same price.

Deal of the week: Get 25% extra Clubcard points with Tesco Pay+

Friday, 11 May 2018 | News

Use Tesco’s dedicated payment app and you’ll get an extra Clubcard point for every £4 you spend.

Asda drops £99 'pay at the pump' charge

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

Asda has suspended its trial of a temporary £99 pre-authorisation card charge for customers who fill up at the pumps of its petrol stations after an outcry from drivers.

Wedding guests spend £300 on the Big Day

Friday, 04 May 2018 | News

Guests are shelling out £303 on attending a wedding, with bridesmaids and ushers spending up to an eye-watering £553 each, according to new research.

Scotland curbs cheap booze with minimum price per unit

Tuesday, 01 May 2018 | News

From today, consumers in Scotland will have to to pay a minimum price per unit of alcohol as new legislation comes into force.

Sainsbury’s says popular items will cost less after merger with Asda

Monday, 30 April 2018 | News

Supermarket giants Sainsbury’s and Asda have confirmed planned to merge, creating a ‘dynamic new player’ in the UK supermarket industry.