Ah the weekly shop, it’s something of a ritual for the UK public, and like it or loathe it has to be done. When you’re back from your trip from the supermarket, do you ever get the feeling that you’ve overspent? A quick glance at the receipt can be a shocking experience for many. According to research from the Money Advice Service, more than three quarters of shoppers (76%) … [Read more...] about Sweep up at the supermarket: Top tips on how to save on your weekly shop
Shopping online for some people is pretty scary in general. Moreover, a few existing myths and pretty unreal legends about online shopping are not helping those people overcome some imaginable boundaries either; that actually keep them away from the beautiful world of e-shopping. If you are one of such people, or if you tried online shopping and got disappointed, today I am … [Read more...] about 6 myths and silly legends about online shopping busted!
As we’re approaching Valentine’s Day, Cupid’s arrow will strike many couples’ heartstrings, but it’s also set to stir their shopping urges big time. And if you, like most of us, don’t want to end up in your partner’s proverbial doghouse, getting your special someone something for the 14th February is crucial, as research suggest that opting out of buying a present all together … [Read more...] about Clever Cupid: Brits set to make their money go further on Valentine’s Day
One of the most expensive regular purchases that many people make are cigarettes. Averaging at around £8.50 per pack, those smoking a pack per day can expect to pay almost £60 per week to feed their habit. That’s £240 per month, or £2880 per year, which is an incredible amount of money to spend on something you’re literally setting fire to. According to the latest ASH … [Read more...] about Focus on the financial benefits of switching from smoking cigarettes to vaping
Lyst, the personal shopping experience site have been predicting what is to be expected during the year's biggest sale period by analysing past Black Friday and Cyber Monday data and the following infographic displays their predictions. The results shows that boots will be the most discounted item with reductions of 30-50% and bags are least likely to be discounted. Check out … [Read more...] about Shop the Sales Smarter [infographic]