Shopping

Tesco axes 5p carrier bags, introducing new 10p bag

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

Tesco is replacing its 5p single-use bags with a new ‘Bag for Life’ priced at 10p on 28 August.

New pound coin 'yet to be forged'

Friday, 28 July 2017 | News

The new £1 coin has been declared the most secure form of currency in the world after being in circulation for four months.

A third of Moneywise users don’t trust contactless payments

Friday, 28 July 2017 | News

Over a third (36%) of Moneywise.co.uk users avoid using contactless payment technology as they don’t trust it, our latest poll results reveal.

(Not so) Funny money: Over 2,500 consumer goods hit by ‘shrinkflation’

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 | News

Shoppers’ suspicions have been confirmed by new figures, which reveal consumer goods – in particular food and drink – really are shrinking in size but remaining the same price.

Deal of the Week: Get two pizzas or two cinema tickets for £5 worth of Nectar points

Friday, 21 July 2017 | News

Shoppers with a Nectar loyalty card can swap 1,000 points for either two pizzas or two cinema tickets until 8 August as part of the brand’s ‘Summer Rewards’.  

eBay set to launch price match guarantee

Friday, 14 July 2017 | News

Shoppers searching for good value online could be in for a treat as e-tailer eBay is set to launch a new price matching service for over 20,000 products.

Funny money: Even God accepts contactless cards now

Monday, 03 July 2017 | News

The Church of England has launched a trial which will allow worshippers to donate using their contactless credit and debit cards.

Deal of the week: save £20 on Amazon Prime membership

Friday, 30 June 2017 | News

New customers can get one year’s Amazon Prime membership for £59, if they sign up before 3 July 2017.

Google hit with £2.1bn fine over anti-competitive shopping service

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 | News

Search engine Google has been hit with a £2.1 billion fine for stifling competition and excessively promoting its own shopping service.

Deal of the week: get free magazines for a month

Friday, 16 June 2017 | News

Take all your favourite magazines, including Moneywise, away on holiday with you for free for a month with the Readly app.