Opinion

OPINION | When the CPA trumps stores’ internal policy

Imagine taking your car in for a mechanical repair under warranty and being told that the warranty is void because ...

Opinion

OPINION | Retailers battling to live up to their mission

Consumers aren’t having a good time right now, and nor are retailers.

Opinion

ANALYSIS: How the timeshare report affects you

The National Consumer Commission has drawn up a list of ways to wipe the dazzlingly fake smile off the industry's face

Opinion

OPINION | We have a beef: That ‘mince’ is all filler

What butchers mean by ground beef is actually mince with a bunch of cheaper fillers and quite a bit of water

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OPINION | Black Friday shopping reveals weaknesses

While overall online retail is increasing by 25% year-on- year, Black Friday’s online stats are pretty much doubling ...

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OPINION | Tempted by a deal with a 'cooling-off' clause? Be very, very careful

To anyone who works in the consumer protection field in SA, the words Vacation Hub International (VHI) will be all too ...

News

Become a money mule... and risk a criminal record

It’s just over a year since Minnie Dlamini tied the knot to her sweetheart Quinton Jones‚ and she’s evidently still ...

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OPINION | If in debt avoid the ‘bargain’ temptations

“Spoil yourself. You deserve it.”That was HomeChoice’s subject line in its marketing email this week. That old “It’s ...

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OPINION | Car makers caught out playing with our lives

The revelation on Friday that one of SA’s best selling bakkies, the Nissan NP300 double-cab, has a zero safety rating ...

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OPINION | FNB’s senseless policy for collecting cards

Thanks to digitalisation, we have very few reasons to pay a visit to a branch of our bank.And the banks like it that ...

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