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Sat 16 Mar 2019

Major retailer may have to shut 60 stores

Major retailer may have to shut 60 stores

A STRUGGLING department store chain could be forced to “cut the tail” by shutting up to one-third of its 183 stores.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Samsung's $1500 gift to lure you into 8K television

Samsung's $1500 gift to lure you into 8K television

SAMSUNG will sell its ultra-premium 8K televisions in Australian stores from April 1.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Mum’s X-rated Kmart hack goes viral

Mum’s X-rated Kmart hack goes viral

A mum shared her innocent Kmart hack online — where people pointed out her teen son probably had another X-rated use for it.

Coles, Aldi told: ‘Do right by dairy farmers or risk ruin'

premium_icon Coles, Aldi told: ‘Do right by dairy farmers or risk ruin'

Supermarket giants Coles and Aldi have been warned their reputations could be forever tarnished if they continue to spruik $1 milk.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Ray Martin praises 'magic' of Panasonic Lumix S Series

Ray Martin praises 'magic' of Panasonic Lumix S Series

AFTER 50 years of telling stories, Australia’s favourite television journalist Ray Martin knows a thing or two about cameras.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Amazon prepares for shopping war

premium_icon Amazon prepares for shopping war

Amazon Australia is plotting to launch an ‘aggressive’ new online shopping battle, insiders say, and could cut prices on popular items below cost.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Why Aussies should be paying more for cheese

premium_icon Why Aussies should be paying more for cheese

One of Australia’s biggest cheese producers has called for supermarkets to jack up prices of the household staple.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Big change coming to Coles for parents

premium_icon Big change coming to Coles for parents

Coles is expanding its Quiet Hour nationally across its stores to help customers who find it difficult to do their grocery shop.

Mon 4 Mar 2019

iPhone photo tips and tricks to make the most of your camera

iPhone photo tips and tricks to make the most of your camera

WHEN it comes to colour, Sydney's Mardis Gras is hard to beat. But how would you go just shooting it on an iPhone?

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Viral Coles photo sparks outrage

Viral Coles photo sparks outrage

A Coles customer says she has “never been so disgusted” after snapping a photo of a baby formula express lane with extra staff assigned to help.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Big W freebie sends parents into spin

Big W freebie sends parents into spin

There’s nothing parents love more than a freebie for their kids — and people are loving this incredible offer from the Aussie store.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

Amazon Australia’s culture of fear

Amazon Australia’s culture of fear

The e-commerce giant announced a hiring blitz as an investigation details mistreatment in warehouses where staff are made to feel like robots.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

Kmart’s ‘amazing’ $39 storage fix

Kmart’s ‘amazing’ $39 storage fix

Kmart enthusiasts are loving this bargain homewares find, that will store everything neatly away while giving you a stylish home.

Mon 25 Feb 2019

Why this mum bin dives for bottles and cans

premium_icon Why this mum bin dives for bottles and cans

This Queensland mum admits she’s had strange looks as she’s reached into the bins at her local shopping mall. Now she explains why she does it.

Fruit and veggie prices skyrocket

premium_icon Fruit and veggie prices skyrocket

Fruit and vegetable prices have soared as much as 50 per cent in Australia as extreme weather hits budgets. SEE WHAT’S GONE UP AND WHAT’S STILL GOOD VALUE

Huawei unveils showstopping gadget

Huawei unveils showstopping gadget

Huawei has stolen the show at Mobile World Congress by unveiling a device that proves premium smartphones are getting seriously wild.

Oppo’s insane new camera tech

Oppo’s insane new camera tech

Rising smartphone giant Oppo has unveiled a camera feature coming to its new smartphones that absolutely blows its rivals out of the water.

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Crackdown on the buy now, pay later schemes

premium_icon Crackdown on the buy now, pay later schemes

Buy now, pay later schemes are again under fire for irresponsibly allowing customers to sign up and pay off items. Find out what changes are coming.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

New $5 cult Aldi snack fans love

New $5 cult Aldi snack fans love

Aldi is known for its quirky gadgets and bargains, but fans are now going wild for a $5 frozen snack that’s deliciously crispy.

Coles supplier threatens to tear up contract

Coles supplier threatens to tear up contract

A fourth-generation dairy farmer says he would prefer to give his milk away for free than sell it as a loss for the benefit of the major supermarket.

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