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When's your Dolmio day? Not too often, hopes company

In their dubious stereotyping adverts, Dolmio ask consumers when their Dolmio day is. Well, the people who make the sauces are hoping it isn't too often, because they contain so much fat, salt, and sugar, that you shouldn't eat it more than once a week. So, on a technicality, the adverts are correct, as they've…

50p off your coffee at Starbucks

There's been some consternation over recycling cups with the major coffee chains in the UK. Well, Starbucks are doing something toward that - already, if you take in your own cup, you can save 25p on your coffee order, but next month, Starbucks will double the saving to 50p. This will be a two-month trial…

Cardboard coffee cup recycling nightmare!

Have you been walking around, thinking that coffee shops are giving you your coffee in cardboard cups because they're recycled? It would make sense that this would be the case right? Why on earth wouldn't they be recycled? Well, turns out that less than one in every 400 cups dished out by high street coffee…

80 more Aldi stores on the way

Aldi are still having a lovely time, and are planning on creating 5,000 new jobs and open 80 new stores, as they continued to impress in the UK. They've already got over 600 shops in Britain, and employ around 28,000 workers. Aldi regional managing director Ruth Doyle said: "To support our continued expansion and the…

Asda scrapping multi-buy offers

After Sainsbury's decided to beat the regulators to the punch, and stop doing confusing, and potentially misleading multi-buy deals, Asda have got on board with the idea too, saying that they've removed 133 multi-buy products from their supermarkets. Now, we are just waiting for the other supermarkets to stop their BOGOF deals as well. An Asda spokesperson…

Morrisons to cut prices with 'Price Crunch'

Morrisons have suffered from confusing price offers in recent months, which they ended up dropping. The supermarket has had a think, and decided on a new tactic, and is rolling out a new campaign called 'Price Crunch', where they vow to cut the price of 1,072 items. They're going to focus on fresh food, and…

Send someone a 'mystery potato'

Ever wished that someone would declare their love to you with words written on a potato? Well, they might if they hear about this baffling service where you can order a spud with a message written on by hand, by someone who has a felt-tip. The site, Mystery Potato, allows you to order a personalise potato,…

Aldi to raise minimum wage rate in UK to £8.40 an hour

Aldi are going to hike up the minimum wage they pay in the UK to £8.40, which is good news if you're working for them, or thinking of applying for a gig with them. The wage will go up from February 2016, as they try and stay ahead of the competition. This new rate is available…

M&S launch 'Sparks' loyalty card

Marks & Spencer are going to reward their regular customers with access to all manner of things, like money off vouchers, food masterclasses and trips to vineyards, under a new thing called the Sparks members club. Seeing as a lot of the people who go to M&S look like they're prone to the golf club…

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All hail the vagina pizza!

All hail the vagina pizza!

In Manchester's leafy Chorlton, where everyone bathes in almond milk and has bees in their always sunny gardens, you'll find a great big Morrisons. This is the kind of Morrisons where all the customers look like members of '70s acid-folk bands like Pentangle, and the checkouts beep in DADGAD. So it didn't surprise many that…

Morrisons drop confusing Aldi and Lidl Match & More price promise

Do you remember Morrisons taking on Lidl and Aldi with a price matching offer? Well, they've decided that they're going to stop doing it, just one year after they kicked the scheme off. A Morrisons spokesman said: “Our customers said that sometimes they were confused by the price matching scheme, where sometimes they got points and…

High street has worst month since financial crisis

The August that has just gone was the worst month for Britain’s retailers since the crisis of 2008, according to a survey. Why? Well, everyone buggered off on holiday and the weather was lousy. Neither of these things helped. Retail sales fell by 4.3% from the same time last year, according to accountancy firm BDO…

Morrisons to axe M Local stores

Morrisons are looking at getting rid of its convenience stores - you'll know them as the M Local shops - after the supermarket reviewed where it was at. They were slow on the uptake of local shops, compared to Tesco and Sainsbury's, and as such, have been pretty much left behind in the sector. Their…

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Easter Egg price war is on

Easter Egg price war is on

If you're the kind of person who doesn't see the point of Easter Eggs and would rather buy a large bar of chocolate for less money, you know what you can do instead of reading this article about Easters Eggs? Go and buy a massive bar of chocolate and quit your whining. For you chocolate…

Which supermarket is most likely to give you food poisoning from chicken?

Did you eat some chicken for your lunch from a supermarket? Well, bad news for your insides as reports say that contamination of our feathered friends is up. Not only that - it might be getting worse, according to shrieking scientists who are worried about you getting food poisoning. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) say…