19.5 C
New York
Thursday, July 19, 2018
NZ mum reveals top tips for feeding a family on a budget

NZ mum reveals top tips for feeding a family on a budget

Savvy supermarket shopper Kathrine Lynch - the remarkable woman behind a challenge to make 50 school lunches for NZ $1.95 each - has shared her top tips for feeding a family, including fussy children, on a budget. After her success creating five different lunchbox recipes for her two daughters, the mother-of-two from New Zealand spoke…
Woolworths customer finds apples packaged in plastic, days after supermarket banned plastic bags

Woolworths customer finds apples packaged in plastic, days after supermarket banned plastic bags

A Woolworths customer has vented their fury after finding apples packaged in clear plastic containers. The photo was posted online on Tuesday, just six days after the supermarket giant banned single-use plastic bags and vowed to reduce its use of plastic in stores. Alongside the photo of plastic-wrapped apples, the customer quipped: 'Well done Woolworths…
Beast from the East fails to freeze grocery sales

Beast from the East fails to freeze grocery sales

Beast from the East fails to freeze grocery sales By Press Association Published: 05:24 EDT, 4 April 2018 | Updated: 05:24 EDT, 4 April 2018 The Beast from the East created a mixed bag for supermarkets as customers stockpiled groceries for the cold snap but visited stores less often after the bad weather arrived, figures…
Amazon unveils grocery delivery via Whole Foods chain

Amazon unveils grocery delivery via Whole Foods chain

Amazon unveils grocery delivery via Whole Foods chain By Afp Published: 09:43 EDT, 8 February 2018 | Updated: 09:44 EDT, 8 February 2018 Amazon has unveiled plans to use its recently acquired Whole Foods supermarket chain to expand fast grocery delivery to its Prime subscribers US online giant Amazon on Thursday unveiled plans to launch…
Jordon Cox of MoneySavingExpert reveals he paid £5 for £70 worth of groceries

Jordon Cox of MoneySavingExpert reveals he paid £5 for £70 worth of groceries

Supermarket offers (£16.88) Jordon managed to pick up a number of groceries worth more than £68 for just £5.22 To get the most out of coupons, Jordon stacks offers in store. He manages to get many items free this way. For example, if a £1 item is reduced to 50p, and you have a 50p…
Shady techniques Australians use to steal at self-serve checkouts

Shady techniques Australians use to steal at self-serve checkouts

Customers are devising unique and imaginative ways to scam self-serve checkouts, costing Australian supermarkets billions. Self-serve scanners were introduced in Australia 10 years ago - meaning pilfering consumers have had years to perfect their grocery stealing techniques. Coles and Woolworths are targeted by thieves who 'save' money by failing to scan certain items, put through…
Irish gyspy mother had notes stuffed in her bra while shoplifting

Irish gyspy mother had notes stuffed in her bra while shoplifting

The owner of a Gold Coast grocery store claims the Irish mothers accused of scamming businesses across Queensland had wads of $50 stuffed in their bras. The supermarket owner alleged the 'attractive' women stole $100 worth of groceries, the man identified as 'Nash' told Hit 105. He said one of the women had $50 notes…
The time of day when EVERY supermarket slashes its prices

The time of day when EVERY supermarket slashes its prices

Revealed: The time of day when EVERY supermarket slashes its prices (and you could save hundreds on groceries) Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis updates guide to when stores discount food Some stores, such as Tesco and Morrisons, start reducing prices in the morning  Others only put yellow reduced price stickers on items just before closing…
How one young mother, 21, shaved $180 off her weekly grocery bill – and how you can too

How one young mother, 21, shaved $180 off her weekly grocery bill – and...

With Australia being one of the most expensive places in the world for groceries, it's hardly a surprise that weekly supermarket bills for families are going through the roof. Families are now looking for any small savings on their weekly shop which can combine to make a big difference. Mother-of-one, Laura Thoms, 21, recently revealed…
Are you a Woolies customer? Then you must know how the plastic ban may cost you extra at checkout

Are you a Woolies customer? Then you must know how the plastic ban may...

Online grocery shoppers at Woolworths are set to be charged up to $3.50 for deliveries when the plastic bag ban comes in on July 1.  The supermarket will introduce the charges from next Wednesday when the outlaw comes into effect.  Customers who arrive in store without bags will be charged extra at the checkout while…

Must Read