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Topcashback and Quidco owners abandon merger plans

The owners of the UK's two biggest cashback sites have formally withdrawn plans for a proposed merger

21 March 2019

MPs warn concert-goers to avoid Viagogo

A committee of MPs has today taken the "highly unusual" step of warning consumers not to buy or sell tickets through secondary ticket selling website Viagogo

19 March 2019

Lidl to trial removing 9p reusable plastic bags from stores

It'll be trialing the move in all its Welsh stores

7 March 2019

Viagogo still not complying with court order, watchdog warns

The competition watchdog has warned that secondary ticket seller Viagogo is still not compliant with a court order put in place to protect consumers, and says it is preparing legal action to find the firm in contempt

5 March 2019

Zeek user left out of pocket? Here's what you can try

Users of online gift card marketplace Zeek have been left in limbo as the company remains in receivership, with some claiming to be hundreds of pounds out of pocket - here's what to try if you're affected

1 March 2019

Sainsbury's and Asda merger 'could push up prices'

The competition watchdog has provisionally found extensive competition concerns as part of its in-depth investigation of the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda.

20 February 2019

Aldi scraps 5p plastic bags

Aldi has stopped selling 5p single-use plastic bags across its UK stores, which it says will remove 80 million plastic bags from circulation every year

8 February 2019

Gift card marketplace Zeek warns it's looking for a buyer as users complain of late payments

Online gift card marketplace Zeek has confirmed it's looking for a buyer, as some users complain they haven't received payments for gift cards they've sold

7 February 2019

eBay to offer sellers 1,000 free listings – but watch out for final value fees

eBay is increasing the number of free monthly listings for sellers from 20 to 1,000 - but remember, you'll still need to pay a fee if your item sells

30 January 2019

MPs back Martin's call for an overhaul of ombudsmen

An influential group of MPs has backed Martin Lewis' call for the broken ombudsmen system to be reformed

30 January 2019

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