Tag: "shopping"

Frugal food shopping - local market greengrocers

How can you afford not to shop local for your fruit and vegetables? more »

Trading standards are doing nothing about supermarkets!

Trading standards failing to keep supermarkets in check! more »

Retailers get your clothing and shoe sizes in order!

Clothing sizes
Is there any point to having clothing sizes?
The whole purpose of having a scale for clothing and shoes is to make things easier for shops/stores and customers to select goods to purchase. When I buy a 16 inch collared shirt, wether it be from Burtons or Asda, the collar should be 16 inches. If I… more »

The road to being frugal - Shopping

Being frugal, thrifty, etc, is a process of working out what is right for you, getting there is not a new found wonder or a be all and end all way of life. It's about doing what is right for you and your family. It has many twists and turns. I'll be… more »

Matalan (Accrington branch) - Mystery shopper

I have never quite understood why Matalan requires membership cards? To obtain favourable prices for goods? - Not judging by the prices on offer there. Other than this, I cannot see any benefit for the customer. The benefit is for the company, who (as… more »