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Confusion over Klarna direct debits after shoppers miss out on new Xbox pre-orders

Shoppers trying to bag the new Xbox All Access bundle this week may have had direct debits set up by finance provider Klarna to pay for consoles they couldn't order, after huge demand meant retailers sold out. Those who took out a credit agreement but missed out on the Xbox bundle will have also been subject to hard credit checks - we've full info on what's happened and what you can do about it below

23 September 2020

Tesco teams up with food-sharing app Olio – how to get FREE surplus bread, fruit pots etc

Tesco has teamed up with food-sharing app Olio to make more of its surplus food available across the UK for people to collect for free

17 September 2020

Nectar customers can now collect points at Argos

Nectar cardholders can now collect points on Argos purchases – both in store and online – for the first time

17 September 2020

Tesco 'Clubcard Prices' are back again – but are they any good?

Tesco's Clubcard Prices promotion, which offers Clubcard holders discounts of up to 50% on more than 200 items, is back again

15 September 2020

Pret a Manger launches £20/month coffee subscription service

Coffee and sandwich chain Pret A Manger is launching a new subscription service next week, offering up to five coffees or other drinks a day for a £20 monthly fee

8 September 2020

Tesco shoppers left unable to use Clubcard Plus discounts after app glitch

Tesco customers who are signed up to the Clubcard Plus subscription service have been unable to access the shopping discounts they pay for due to ongoing technical problems with the app

4 September 2020

Starbucks to shake up its rewards system

Starbucks is set to launch a new rewards system where customers are rewarded for how much they spend at the chain rather than how often they visit

3 September 2020

Plastic bag charge to be doubled to 10p in England

The fee for plastic carrier bags is set to double to 10p in England from April next year, with the charge also being extended to smaller shops

1 September 2020

Tesco axes cheap grocery delivery and collection slots

Tesco has started charging flat fees for grocery delivery and Click & Collect slots, in a major shake-up which means cheaper times are no longer available and some customers will have to pay much more

28 August 2020

Secondary ticket seller StubHub forced to warn customers that tickets may be invalid

Secondary ticket seller Stubhub is now warning people that tickets bought on its site "may not get them into an event", after action from the competition watchdog

20 August 2020

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