Currys trials 'Cash for Trash' scheme offering vouchers for broken and unwanted tech – how it compares
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Shoppers who tried to use Currys PC World gift cards in the Black Friday sales have found their orders failed and their funds were wiped, with some left £100s out of pocket
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Currys PC World customers struggle to get in touch over unfulfilled orders
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Currys rapped for 'Save £200' laptop ad which did not represent a genuine saving
Currys PC World has been rebuked for a misleading advert which claimed customers could
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£17 million of unspent Tesco Clubcard vouchers will expire this month, but there’s a trick to extend them – here’s how20 May 2022Some £17 million worth of unused Tesco Clubcard vouchers are set to expire at the end of the month. Use your vouchers now if you can but if not, there is a trick to extend them online. We explain how it works below.
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