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Fri 14 Dec 2018

The problem(s) with Christmas shopping

premium_icon The problem(s) with Christmas shopping

Here's a tip from the Chatterbox, avoid Queen Street Mall at Christmas time

Inside Woolies’ most exclusive store

Inside Woolies’ most exclusive store

A swanky, one-of-a-kind Woolies has opened for some of Australia’s ritziest residents, but you won’t see any big brands in this “test bed”.

Are your Christmas gifts actually safe?

premium_icon Are your Christmas gifts actually safe?

Most of us blindly believe there are legal requirements to ensure what’s for sale has passed safety tests. We couldn’t be more wrong, writes Jane Fynes-Clinton.

The shocking truth about credit card rewards

premium_icon The shocking truth about credit card rewards

Points-hungry Christmas shoppers chasing credit card rewards are being warned to think twice about using plastic after new figures revealed piddling returns.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Backlash over ‘disgusting’ figurines

Backlash over ‘disgusting’ figurines

An Aussie bargain shop chain has been forced to remove a bizarre product from its shelves after copping a major backlash on social media.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Here’s what’s open over Christmas

Here’s what’s open over Christmas

As we all walk it over the finish line for 2018, here’s your guide to what’s open on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year.

Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

Cheapest supermarket this Christmas

ON A basket of 22 festive items, from prawns to puddings, it’s been revealed one supermarket is 14 per cent cheaper than its nearest rival.

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