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Fri 16 Nov 2018

Cult Target item that keeps selling out

Cult Target item that keeps selling out

There’s an unassuming $59 Christmas item that people are chasing at Target stores all over the country.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

500 to lose jobs with Aussie retailer to close within weeks

500 to lose jobs with Aussie retailer to close within weeks

Australia’s troubled retail industry is set to claim another scalp with an iconic menswear chain heading for collapse by “mid-December”.

RECALL: Popular baby bibs choking hazard

RECALL: Popular baby bibs choking hazard

Clothing retailer issues nationwide recall on popular item for babies

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Petrol prices are plummeting

Petrol prices are plummeting

After months of price pain at the petrol bowser, fuel prices across Australia have started to tumble. How long will the reprieve last?

Coles reveals new ‘specialty’ store

Coles reveals new ‘specialty’ store

Coles has finally unveiled its answer to Woolworths’ Metro small-format stores — and it looks nothing like its competitor.

‘$30 for a piece of cardboard’

‘$30 for a piece of cardboard’

Little Shop was always going to hard to follow, and Woolies’ Christmas cardboard cut-out version hasn’t exactly gone down well.

Dad ‘mortified’ over Woolies frog cake

Dad ‘mortified’ over Woolies frog cake

A dad from has hit out at Woolworths after they charged him $50 for a birthday cake he said was a ‘disaster’.

$180k salary not enough to buy home

$180k salary not enough to buy home

Freddy Grant and his husband had a $100,000 deposit and a comfortable income. But for years a home was still “out of reach”.

Credit card danger for spendthrift shoppers

Credit card danger for spendthrift shoppers

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner, and it’s proved to be the most dangerous time of the year for Aussie shoppers. Here's how to spare yourself financial pain.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Woolies unveils collectable range

Woolies unveils collectable range

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the checkout, Woolies has unveiled a new collectable range to hit back at Coles’ Little Shop.

Lotto winner seeks man for $100k

Lotto winner seeks man for $100k

A woman who complained that winning the lotto at 17 “ruined her life” is looking for a boyfriend — and she’s willing to pay him a six-figure salary.

Hidden nasties in our foods

Hidden nasties in our foods

IN AN alarming development for Aussies with food allergies, new research has shown one in 40 foods sold as “gluten-free” actually contained gluten.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Remember UNO? Well, a new version has arrived

Remember UNO? Well, a new version has arrived

The brains behind the mega-popular card game UNO have delivered a second version to help fill the stockings this Christmas.

This is not a typo: $199 flights to Hawaii

This is not a typo: $199 flights to Hawaii

Hawaii, Japan, Bali, Thailand, New Zealand … Jetstar’s having a massive sale and your next overseas trip is looking ridiculously affordable right now.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Get in line: $40 Aldi suitcase you need in your life

Get in line: $40 Aldi suitcase you need in your life

It’s as cheap as you’ll find — and the experts say this luggage is as good as Samsonite. The latest Aldi sale is tipped to see queues out the door.

RECALL: Big W Christmas decoration catches fire

RECALL: Big W Christmas decoration catches fire

Product could cause potential burns or fire and should be returned immediately

Hottest toys for Christmas revealed

Hottest toys for Christmas revealed

IF you haven’t received your children’s Christmas wishlist yet, there is a good chance these toys will be on it.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

What we know about the ground-breaking foldable phone

What we know about the ground-breaking foldable phone

Samsung has revealed the specifications that will revolutionise the world of smartpohnes

Woman’s fury at ‘basic’ engagement ring

Woman’s fury at ‘basic’ engagement ring

A WOMAN, who found her engagement ring before her boyfriend got to propose, has taken to social media to vent how ‘basic’ it is.

Ridiculous airfares to luxury island

Ridiculous airfares to luxury island

IT’S the destination known for its sky-high prices, until now. A mega-sale with rock-bottom fares to this island paradise is about to launch.

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