Crouching down, hidden bargain – how looking low can save on your supermarket shop

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...

Don’t overpay in the free-from aisle – find hidden bargains instead

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...

Cheap post-Easter chocs, eg, 17p Creme Eggs, 50p Cadbury eggs, £2 Lindt bunny – can you find ’em?

Easter and the four-day weekend are over, but you can cheer yourself up with some cracking deals on Easter chocolate. Retailers have now slashed the price of loads of Easter-themed items, meaning you can now grab a 12-pack of Creme Eggs for £2 at Sainsbury’s – effectively 17p per egg – also 25p Malteaster bunnies at Tesco, 50p...

Free £2ish Goodfella’s pizza

If you want a pizza the action but you’re low on dough, there’s a coupon and deal stack you need to know about – you can get a £2ish Goodfella’s pizza free… If you print a coupon from Goodfella’s, you can get £1 off one of five types of frozen pizza – thin, deep, deli de lusso, gluten...

How supermarkets hide cheaper items in the baby aisle

Supermarkets and pharmacies hide some of their best bargains in the quieter aisles, so we’re on a march to uncover their tricks. This week, we’re looking at the baby aisle.

There’s a Sainsbury’s 10x Nectar boost this weekend… but sudden PRICE INCREASES could leave you out of pocket

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...

Can you beat the ‘Pink Tax’ by buying blue? Save up to 62% buying items meant for the opposite sex

Much has been made of the so-called ‘Pink Tax’ in which women are sometimes charged more than men for similar products. This got us thinking, so we took a deeper look into to see if buying an item in a different colour or one that is marketed for the opposite sex could save you money – and...

Can you find super-cheap post-Christmas chocolates? 30p Cadbury selection box, 50p Toblerone and more

Now Christmas is over, both supermarkets and other retailers are slashing prices and festive chocolates, sweets and biscuits are being sold off at a fraction of the price. When it’s gone, it’s gone though, so go quick if you want to stock up. If you’re not thinking of giving up chocolate as a New Year’s resolution (and you won’t eat it all in...

Tricks for ‘free’ ice cream, bread & more

We all love a freebie and nothing tastes sweeter than when it’s free. So this got us thinking, is it possible to go into a supermarket and get free food?  Well, by using in-store cashback apps/websites and stacking them with store promotions, it just might be. How do cashback apps/sites work? Buy specific products in a store, then...

Grab 3.5 litres of ‘FREE’ Coca-Cola via cashback app

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...