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Mon 12 Oct 2020

New smartphone that saves you $350

New smartphone that saves you $350

A new Samsung smartphone is out on the market and fans can’t believe it’s being sold so much cheaper than an almost identical model.

Australia Post sets Christmas deadline

Australia Post sets Christmas deadline

Ahead of one of the busiest Christmas periods, Australia Post has set a strict deadline if you want items to arrive on time.

Sun 11 Oct 2020

Bride ‘heartbroken’ by $100 Wish dress

Bride ‘heartbroken’ by $100 Wish dress

A bride said she felt like her “wedding was ruined” after her $100 wedding dress arrived but looked vastly different from pictures online.

Sat 10 Oct 2020

Coles offers freebies after store shutdown

Coles offers freebies after store shutdown

Coles has offered its customers some freebies after an IT glitch caused supermarkets across the country to be shut down on Friday afternoon.

Fri 9 Oct 2020

Woolies new shopping ‘game-changer’

Woolies new shopping ‘game-changer’

Wrong items sneaking into shopping bags, orders not delivered on time and congested aisles are the problems Woolies is fixing with “a potential game-changer”.

Thu 8 Oct 2020

Suunto 7 smartwatch: Big enough to take on Apple?

Suunto 7 smartwatch: Big enough to take on Apple?

BIG, bold and beautiful. At 50mm, the Suunto 7 is the big screen TV of fitness smartwatches. But is it really fully featured enough to take on Apple or Garmin?

Tue 6 Oct 2020

Woman rips out victim’s earring in supermarket assault

Premium Content Woman rips out victim’s earring in supermarket assault

A WOMAN who assaulted another, ripping out their hoop earring and punching her several times, claimed the victim called her names and she reacted.

Ikea’s big change to beloved item

Ikea’s big change to beloved item

A trip to Ikea isn’t complete without some Swedish meatballs and now the retailer has announced an update to the classic dish.

Sat 3 Oct 2020

Mum’s ‘genius’ $2 Kmart solution

Mum’s ‘genius’ $2 Kmart solution

It’s an annoying problem familiar to any parent that has a car – but one woman has come up with a simple fix thanks to Kmart.

Reject Shop takes on Woolworths, Coles and Aldi

Reject Shop takes on Woolworths, Coles and Aldi

There’s a retail war brewing. The Reject Shop is taking on Woolworths, Coles and Aldi, offering a low price guarantee on groceries.

Thu 1 Oct 2020

Woolworths’ radical move in store

Woolworths’ radical move in store

One of Australia’s biggest supermarkets will expand a controversial trial that will affect the way customers shop at a number of stores.

Wed 30 Sep 2020

How to buy the best coffee machine

How to buy the best coffee machine

Experts give their verdict on the best coffee machines to keep you at peak caffeination on any budget.

Sat 26 Sep 2020

Queenslanders bizarre Buy Now Pay Later items

Premium Content Queenslanders bizarre Buy Now Pay Later items

The quirky items Queenslanders have been splashing big bucks on during lockdown have been revealed, and some suburbs are spending more than others.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

$89 Bunnings item we all should have

$89 Bunnings item we all should have

A clever outdoor cooking gadget from the warehouse superstore is proving so popular, more than 5000 Aussies have formed a dedicated group.

Cult American food hits Woolies shelves

Cult American food hits Woolies shelves

A US food chain with a cult following has recently appeared in a select few Woolworths as part of a trial – is your local store one of the lucky few?

How CQ residents can save hundreds on shopping bills

Premium Content How CQ residents can save hundreds on shopping bills

Office of Fair Trading launches Central Queensland campaign.

Wed 23 Sep 2020

OPINION: 'How do we fix the economy post COVID-19?'

Premium Content OPINION: 'How do we fix the economy post COVID-19?'

More infrastructure is no doubt part of the solution, but is it the only solution, asks Warren Acutt.

'People with disability hardest hit by internet outages'

Premium Content 'People with disability hardest hit by internet outages'

'irony of the telecommunications being the most difficult to contact and navigate' is not lost on Allenstown reporter Jann Houley.

How to find the perfect bra if you can’t try it on

Premium Content How to find the perfect bra if you can’t try it on

The perfect-fitting bra can make a difference to a woman’s confidence. Here’s how online calculators and tutorials can help you get it right in the age of no-touch...

Tue 22 Sep 2020

Bidding frenzy as Ooshies run out

Premium Content Bidding frenzy as Ooshies run out

While Woolworths has been forced to cut short its popular Ooshies promotion due to depleted stock, online auctions for the rarest of the items are ramping up.

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