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Aldi, John Lewis, Sainsbury's and more will close stores on Boxing Day but some still plan sales - here's the full info

Aldi, John Lewis and Sainsbury's are among the major retailers bucking trends by closing stores this Boxing Day.

24 December 2021

Shoppers will be able to withdraw cash in more than 2,000 stores across the UK without having to buy anything or pay a fee

More than 2,000 retailers will allow shoppers to withdraw cash at the checkout without needing to buy an item or pay a fee by the end of the year.

1 December 2021

Sainsbury’s opens its first checkout-free store joining Aldi, Amazon and Tesco

Sainsbury’s has opened its first checkout-free store where shoppers can pick up their groceries and leave without needing to scan items or pay at an in-store till.

30 November 2021

Sainsbury's new Nectar offer 'discriminates against the elderly and the vulnerable', says 75-year-old shopper

A Nectar card holder MSE reader was left disappointed to see that Sainsbury's latest feature to get discounts using the SmartShop app was not available to those who can only shop online or through Click & Collect. He felt this discriminated against those customers, particularly ones who cannot shop in store for health reasons.

22 October 2021

Asda extends one-hour express delivery service to another 92 stores – here's the full list

Asda is extending its one-hour Express Delivery service to 96 stores across the UK to provide customers with faster delivery options.

12 October 2021

M&S launches new rewards scheme for credit card customers - but how does it stack up?

M&S Bank has launched a new rewards scheme for its credit card holders called 'Club Rewards'. Once you're a member you can earn extra loyalty points, money-off M&S vouchers, free next day delivery and more.

30 June 2021

Tesco limits sales of toilet roll, eggs, rice and soap

Tesco has re-introduced restrictions on grocery sales, allowing shoppers to buy only three packs of certain items and just a single pack of toilet roll. However the supermarket and its rivals insist there are currently no product shortages and are urging customers to shop normally

23 December 2020

Supermarket Christmas delivery dates revealed - when to book

Christmas supermarket delivery slots are likely to be in high demand this year, with some already selling out, so we've rounded up when you need to book at the major chains

24 November 2020

Amazon launches free grocery deliveries for Prime members in some areas

Amazon's online grocery delivery service will now offer 'free' delivery on orders of £40+ to Prime members living in certain postcodes in London and the south east – but don't automatically assume it offers the best deal

29 July 2020

Order fom Ocado before Christmas? Check your bank statements as customers hit by delayed charges

Some Ocado customers who made orders before Christmas using their Mastercards have only just had their payments taken, leaving them with delayed charges of £100+ in some cases

28 January 2020