Smarter Shopping

Wed 22 Jan 2020

This $15 Aldi item is not worth your cash

This $15 Aldi item is not worth your cash

Aldi's weekly 'Special Buys' often cause a frenzy among shoppers — but this particular one doesn’t live up to the hype, writes Rebekah Scanlan.

Food Woolies can’t give away for free

Food Woolies can’t give away for free

There’s one type Woolies just can’t shift even for free – so they’ve come up with an ingenious way to persuade us to buy it.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Supermarket giant makes big change to fruit and veggies

Supermarket giant makes big change to fruit and veggies

Coles has announced a new plan to lend a hand to bushfire and drought-affected farmers that customers will notice straight away.

Why this technology staple of our lives is set to disappear

Why this technology staple of our lives is set to disappear

It’s a question that’s been asked for almost a decade, and as the technology catches up to the vision for it, we might finally have an answer.

Shoppers told to be less fussy to help farmer in drought

premium_icon Shoppers told to be less fussy to help farmer in drought

SHOPPERS have been asked to look beyond skin deep when they purchase fresh produce as the drought impacts on growing regions around the country.

Fri 17 Jan 2020

$8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

premium_icon $8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

The Office of Fair Trading has returned millions of dollars to Queenslanders ripped off by dodgy or negligent traders in the past year.

Mum’s ‘brilliant’ Aldi checkout hack

Mum’s ‘brilliant’ Aldi checkout hack

The budget supermarket’s checkout experience can often be stressful. But one mum has an easy solution for the speedy grocery packing.

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