Supermarkets try all sorts of tactics to make us spend more, and a trick of the eye means you could be missing out on the best value items every time you go shopping. It’s all about where products are positioned on the shelves, with stores tending to place more expensive items at average eye-level, hoping we’ll grab...
If you’re gluten-free, wheat-free or have coeliac disease you’ll know the cost of free-from food adds up, but if you know where to look in the same supermarket, you could make big savings without compromising on ingredients. This is the latest in our supermarket aisle secrets series – in the last couple of weeks, we’ve uncovered world foods discounts, and baby aisle...
As I’m still in hospital battling Crohn’s Disease, I’ve been taking some time off from terrorising the supermarket till staff with my usual stacks of coupons… but what I have been doing is collecting them up for when I’m back on my feet. Nothing gets between the Coupon Kid and his coupons! As you may already know,...
Seasoned MoneySavers will know all about yellow sticker reductions – where supermarkets reduce short-dated food at the end of the day – and the times their local supermarket starts slashing prices… but did you know you can grab clearance foods outside the ‘big-four’ supermarkets? We’ve looked at this before, and it’s clear there are big bargains to be...
There’s been a lot of hype about the Sainsbury’s 10x Nectar loyalty points boost this weekend – where you’ll get 10 points for every £1 spent in store till Monday 1 May. Sounds good, but might you actually be left short-changed? I’ve done some digging and what I’ve found suggests you could actually be left out of pocket shopping at Sainsbury’s...
MSE Update Thu 5 May 1.25pm: This blog was first published last week, so please note some of the offers may have ended. We’ve kept the blog live for reference. I’ve seen some big discounts in my time, but even I was left speechless when I stumbled upon this trick to get £60 of online Sainsbury’s shopping FREE. As...
Right now, there’s a massive B&Q clearance sale* happening. If it turns out to be anything like the same sale last year (you might remember the wheelbarrows scanning through the tills at £5), it’ll surely be very popular with any MoneySaving DIY-ers. Go quick if you’re after something in particular, as the clearance stock’s different in every store and won’t be...
Holidays are coming… well, Christmas is still a while away yet, but it’s certainly not too early to start stocking up the cupboards. And until Tue 20 Oct, there’s a way you can pick up two ‘free’ 1.75-litre bottles of Coca-Cola Zero or Coca-Cola Life. It involves combining a cashback offer available via an app with a 2for1...
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