Argos to dish out £5 gift cards to 114,000 customers with extended warranties after failing to make them aware of cheaper alternatives
More than 100,000 Argos customers who bought an extended warranty from the retailer between July 2019 and October 2020 will soon get a £5 e-gift card.
26 March 2021
Asda scraps free plastic bags for fruit and veg - you'll now need to pay 30p or bring your own
Supermarket giant Asda has ditched free plastic bags for fruit and vegetables and shoppers now need to bring their own or pay 30p for a reusable one in-store
22 March 2021
Asda introduces 50p fee for click and collect - here's how it compares to other supermarkets
Asda has introduced a 50p charge for 'Click & Collect' delivery slots but the move has frustrated some shoppers using the service during the pandemic. It joins other major supermarkets that already charge for this service. Here's what's happening and how Asda's new fee compares
12 March 2021
Electrical appliances to cost £75/yr less to run and last longer under new rules
Electrical appliances including fridges, washing machines and televisions are expected to be cheaper to run, easier to repair and last longer under new rules announced by the Government today
10 March 2021
Tesco fixes technical error which led to shoppers being double-charged
A "technical error" which led to large numbers of Tesco shoppers being double-charged has now been "resolved", according to the supermarket giant.
23 February 2021
Tesco double-charges shoppers due to 'technical error' – full help
Angry Tesco shoppers have complained after card payments made at the supermarket were taken twice over the past week
16 February 2021
'Virgin Red' loyalty scheme launches and you can earn points on shopping and switching - here's what you need to know
Virgin has today launched a new loyalty scheme called 'Virgin Red' that allows members to earn points on everything from spending at Boots and M&S to switching energy provider.
15 February 2021
Boohoo buys Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Wallis - what it means for gift cards and returns
Online fashion retailer Boohoo has bought the Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton brands from the Arcadia Group for £25.2 million.
8 February 2021
Buy now, pay later firms to be regulated – and all shoppers will face affordability checks
The announcement from the Government is a campaigns win for MoneySavingExpert.com and its founder Martin Lewis, who has long called for the "explosive" industry to come under the financial watchdog's eye to protect consumers.
2 February 2021
Asos buys Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge - what it means for gift cards and returns
Online fashion retailer Asos has snapped up Arcadia's Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge, and HIIT brands and stock for £330 million.
1 February 2021
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British Gas, E.on and Scottish Power open Warm Home Discount schemes for this winter - how to apply and get £140 off your energy bill21 September 2021Households on a low income and in receipt of certain benefits may be able to get £140 off their energy bill this winter under the Warm Home Discount scheme. It comes as major suppliers, including British Gas, E.on and Scottish Power, have reopened their schemes for 2021/22.
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