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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

Ikea extends £20 gift vouchers given out in annual Christmas tree promotion until April

Ikea shoppers now have longer to make use of £20 gift vouchers that were given out as part of its annual Christmas tree promotion, as the retailer has extended their validity until mid-April. It comes after concerns shoppers can't redeem vouchers as Ikea stores are closed due to coronavirus restrictions

28 January 2021

Ocado to axe 'Low Price Promise' from February

Online grocery seller Ocado is to ditch its 'Low Price Promise' from 1 February. If you're an Ocado shopper, here's what it means for you

28 January 2021

Debenhams to close all 118 UK stores for good as Boohoo buys brand and website - what it means for shoppers

Debenhams is set to disappear from the high street with all 118 of its remaining UK branches to close for good as online fashion retailer Boohoo buys the brand and website for £55 million. Here's what the move means for shoppers, including those with gift cards

25 January 2021

DPD Local and DPD voted top parcel delivery firms, while CitySprint and Yodel are bottom of the pile

DPD Local has been ranked as the best parcel delivery firm in our annual poll of MoneySavingExpert users, with sister firm DPD coming second. But at the other end of the scale, CitySprint and Yodel got the poorest ratings from MoneySavers.

25 January 2021

Nectar cardholders can now convert points to Avios - here's how

Nectar cardholders will be able to exchange loyalty points for Avios from next week, which they can then use to get travel-related perks. It comes after Avios ended a similar partnership with Tesco's Clubcard scheme earlier this week

25 January 2021

Hundreds of BP customers to have £2,000 prize 'win' honoured after competition gaffe – but you need to claim it

Hundreds of BP customers have wrongly been given receipts showing they’d won reward points worth £2,000. BP initially said this was a glitch and refused to pay out, although it has since U-turned and will now honour prize wins. But you need to submit a claim to get the points – here's what you need to know

20 January 2021

Martin Lewis slams Very for giving WRONG return rights info and forces the firm to replace customer's Apple Watch founder Martin Lewis has forced online retailer Very to apologise and offer one of its customers a ‘gesture of goodwill’, after it wrongly said it was unable to arrange a repair or replacement for a faulty Apple Watch

20 January 2021

M&S topping up £15 school meal vouchers to £20 for low-income families in England – is it worth it?

The Government is providing parents of some children in England who qualify for free school meals with £15 food vouchers which can be used at multiple supermarkets, however M&S is topping up the vouchers for its stores to £20, covering the cost of the extra £5 itself. Martin Lewis gives his views on whether the higher value M&S voucher is worth it give it's often a pricier store.

19 January 2021

Tesco customers furious as fuel station payments taken months late

Furious Tesco shoppers have complained after card payments made at some of the retailer's petrol stations were taken months after they were made. Some say they now don't have the cash to cover payments, although Tesco promises to refund any bank charges incurred if you do go into the red

19 January 2021