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Tue 21 Jan 2020

Why this technology staple of our lives is set to disappear

Why this technology staple of our lives is set to disappear

It’s a question that’s been asked for almost a decade, and as the technology catches up to the vision for it, we might finally have an answer.

Shoppers told to be less fussy to help farmer in drought

premium_icon Shoppers told to be less fussy to help farmer in drought

SHOPPERS have been asked to look beyond skin deep when they purchase fresh produce as the drought impacts on growing regions around the country.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

$8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

premium_icon $8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

The Office of Fair Trading has returned millions of dollars to Queenslanders ripped off by dodgy or negligent traders in the past year.

Mum’s ‘brilliant’ Aldi checkout hack

Mum’s ‘brilliant’ Aldi checkout hack

The budget supermarket’s checkout experience can often be stressful. But one mum has an easy solution for the speedy grocery packing.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

161 Aussie shops collapse in two weeks

161 Aussie shops collapse in two weeks

The brutal 2020 retail bloodbath has well and truly begun, with 161 popular Australian stores already earmarked for closure just one fortnight into the year.

Big W’s ‘impressive’ Dyson deal

Big W’s ‘impressive’ Dyson deal

Shoppers get ready for an elbows out event – Aussie retailer Big W has revealed it is slashing the cost of a cordless Dyson by hundreds.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Meat, veggie price hike as 19,000 farmers hit by fires

premium_icon Meat, veggie price hike as 19,000 farmers hit by fires

Australians have been warned the cost of groceries will go up in the wake of the fires, as the government announces $75,000 grant for every primary producer.

How to save thousands ‘within minutes’

How to save thousands ‘within minutes’

Australians will soon be able to slash their power bills within minutes thanks to a new tool – and a huge industry shake-up.

‘Amazing’ 80c Kmart item causes frenzy

‘Amazing’ 80c Kmart item causes frenzy

Mums have declared a new kitchen product on sale in Kmart a winner — and the best part is, it costs less than a dollar.

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Big W announces mega clearance sale

Big W announces mega clearance sale

The Aussie retailer has kicked off 2020 with a huge sale, with up to 80 per cent off products in store, including the Breville slow cooker.

Tue 7 Jan 2020

Samsung’s mind-bending 2030 vision

Samsung’s mind-bending 2030 vision

Find an elusive parking space before entering a carpark, have a robotic chef prepare tailored meals, hike the Himalayas virtually. Welcome to the world in 2030.

Mon 6 Jan 2020

Samsung unveils ‘infinity’, rotating vertical TVs

Samsung unveils ‘infinity’, rotating vertical TVs

TV giant Samsung has revealed its most mind-blowing TVs yet with vertical rotating TVs, an ‘infinity’ screen and mega 7.4m display.

Mon 30 Dec 2019

New way to buy Costco next year

premium_icon New way to buy Costco next year

In a New Year message to members, Costco’s head honcho has announced the beginning of a new chapter in shopping

Thu 26 Dec 2019

Look out! Here come the Boxing Day buns

Look out! Here come the Boxing Day buns

Too soon? Coles bring out traditional Easter treat one day after Christmas. Are you in or out?

Aussies rush to offload unwanted presents

premium_icon Aussies rush to offload unwanted presents

Left with more than $18 million in gifts they want to get rid of this festive season, many Australians are already preparing to list them for sale online.

Wed 25 Dec 2019

Mega guide to Boxing Day bargains

premium_icon Mega guide to Boxing Day bargains

With up to 50 per cent off fashion, shoes, accessories and homeware, these are some of the best Boxing Day sales nationwide.

Why there's a price hike on this seafood favourite

premium_icon Why there's a price hike on this seafood favourite

‘I think mud crab is going to be the lobster of the north’

Tue 24 Dec 2019

$90 Aussie ‘bestseller’ taking over Instagram

$90 Aussie ‘bestseller’ taking over Instagram

You’ve probably seen this popular item all over your Insta feed — and as a result it’s been named Australia’s bestselling item of 2019.

Mon 23 Dec 2019

Ultimate last-minute Christmas gift guide for all ages

premium_icon Ultimate last-minute Christmas gift guide for all ages

If you’ve left it until the last minute or simply love living on the edge, we can help you pull off a brilliant Christmas shop in one day.

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Christmas gadget gift guide 2019

premium_icon Christmas gadget gift guide 2019

From robot lawnmowers to kid robots that draw, this is the ultimate gadget guide to help you find gifts for others (and some for yourself) this Christmas.

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