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Wed 7 Nov 2018

Woolies, Caltex roll out petrol discounts

premium_icon Woolies, Caltex roll out petrol discounts

PETROL price competition is set to ignite with the rollout of major discounts and a rewards scheme that will allow motorists to collect points when they fill up.

Genius way flyer avoided baggage fees

Genius way flyer avoided baggage fees

THIS traveller’s simple but brilliant hack let him get around an airline’s strict baggage rules and avoid being slugged by extra charges.

Tue 6 Nov 2018

ALDI launches wine advent calendars

ALDI launches wine advent calendars

THERE was a time when advent calendars were just for kids. Now, ALDI breathes new life into the Christmas tradition with a surprise for wine and beer lovers.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Four words that ‘crushed’ $97k debt

Four words that ‘crushed’ $97k debt

ADEOLA Omole had “literally minus $350” in the bank and was deeply in debt when she lost her job. But one habit changed everything.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Gross man eats from public food bar

Gross man eats from public food bar

THIS bloke had absolutely zero shame when he visited his local grocery store for lunch and the video will make your stomach churn.

Insane feature on top Chinese phone

Insane feature on top Chinese phone

THIS flagship Chinese mobile packs a never-before-seen feature that is changing the smartphone game. And it’s one of the best phones of 2018.

Sun 28 Oct 2018

RECALL: The swimmers you can't get wet

RECALL: The swimmers you can't get wet

Worldwide recall for swimmers that may pose a danger when strips come off after contact to water

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Mum’s creative clothing for kids

premium_icon Mum’s creative clothing for kids

FROM her rural property in central Queensland, Daniela Norton has created a thriving children's clothing business which is selling across the world.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

Crackdown as parents fight for baby formula

Crackdown as parents fight for baby formula

DESPERATE parents have put added pressure on supermarkets over baby formula supply, as more footage of stockpiling emerges.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

‘Hush hush’ plan that could stop self-serve checkout theft

‘Hush hush’ plan that could stop self-serve checkout theft

THAT “accident” you keep doing at the check-outs — swiping posh food as potatoes. Not for much longer.

Is this the lifeline Roger David needs?

premium_icon Is this the lifeline Roger David needs?

A WAVE of “amazing” support has stunned administrators and fired hopes that a buyer may yet save the Aussie retail icon.

Will you still be able to trust Choice?

premium_icon Will you still be able to trust Choice?

THE boss of Choice has denied the consumer group has sacked most of its journalists amid concerns a major revamp will leave it unable to unearth dodginess.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

How to score the best online sales deals

How to score the best online sales deals

THE online sale season is just around the corner — and just in time for Christmas shopping. Here’s your guide to the best deals.

Surprising thing you can order at Red Rooster

Surprising thing you can order at Red Rooster

FAST food restaurant chain Red Rooster is trialling a new idea at several Victorian outlets this summer. The company’s CEO says it’s trying to “diversify”.

Thu 18 Oct 2018

The products Aldi refuses to sell

The products Aldi refuses to sell

A SUPERMARKET that boasts about not selling things? Aldi thinks less is more and has now listed the everyday foods that will never grace it’s shelves.

Roger David goes into administration

Roger David goes into administration

ROGER David is in the hands of administrators after the menswear retailer collapsed due to international and online rivals.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Amazon’s new threat to Coles and Woolies

Amazon’s new threat to Coles and Woolies

AMAZON Australia has fired a shot across the bow of our supermarket giants with a new category appearing on its online store.

Reject Shop slams mortgage hikes

Reject Shop slams mortgage hikes

THE Reject Shop has cut its profit guidance by about 40 per cent after a sales slump it is linking to recent mortgage rate hikes.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

How thrifty couple slashed grocery bill to $50

How thrifty couple slashed grocery bill to $50

Ashton and Andrew Shonhan have ten tips for you to do the same.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

This is the most organised woman in Australia

This is the most organised woman in Australia

ROXI Sam finished all her Christmas shopping in June. The presents are wrapped. And just wait until you see inside her fridge.

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