Four hours of chaos coming to Woolies

Shoppers walk past a Woolworths store in Sydney, Monday, August 20, 2018. Woolworths Group will hand down it's full year results today. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) NO ARCHIVING

深圳风采投注 The supermarket giant is offering collectable-crazed customers a chance to add to their stash without shelling out on auction sites.

Boy’s scary find inside chocolate bar

A mother says her son found a nail in a Twirl chocolate bar bought at Coles.

An investigation is underway after a mum says her son found a nasty surprise buried inside a chocolate bar bought at Coles.

Finally! Bunnings goes online


The Saturday snag at hardware giant Bunnings may go cold with the planned shopping makeover at stores across Australia.

$200 event ‘absolute disgrace’

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A Sydney mum who spent $200 on an immersive Willy Wonka-style experience for her children says the event was an “absolute disgrace”.

Meal delivery company collapses


An UberEats rival announced it has gone into administration, leaving customers who had ordered and paid for meals stranded.

$299 Aldi item sells out in just seconds


Aussies across the country were left disappointed after failing to score a “Special Buys” item that sold out in record time.

Aussie retailer recalls MJ merch

The clothing depicted some of the popstar's most iconic looks from hits like 'Bad' and 'Thriller'. Source:

Aussie clothing chain Cotton On confirms it’s no longer Michael Jackson-inspired tees and jackets in light of recent doco, Leaving Neverland.

‘Big W may have to shut 60 stores’

Cumberland Park Woolworths and Big W.

Struggling department store chain Big W could be forced to “cut the tail” by shutting up to one third of its 183 stores.

Aussie food giant slammed as ‘unethical’

Donut King Closing

One of the country’s biggest retail food companies has been lashed by a parliamentary inquiry over its “incompetent” treatment of franchisees.

Shopping centres’ one fatal mistake

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Shopping centres have splashed out millions on refurbishments to fight against online shopping — but they’ve made a crucial error.

$2 billion collapse of fashion icon

Shoppers carry bags from retailers including Gap and Superdry as they walk along Oxford Street in London, on November 24, 2017. Black Friday is a sales offer originating from the US where retailers slash prices on the day after the Thanksgiving holiday. In the UK it is used as a marketing device to entice Christmas shoppers with the discounts at stores often lasting for a week. / AFP PHOTO / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS

Fashion brand Superdry has sensationally trashed its own products in an escalating war of words with its ousted founders.

$50 lamb roasts as prices soar


The price of lamb and beef across the country has skyrocketed amid ongoing drought conditions, with a humble Sunday roast becoming increasingly out-of-reach.

Yowie’s $20 million takeover bid

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Listed investment firm Keybridge Capital has unwrapped a $20 million takeover bid for loss-making confectionary company Yowie.

Aussie fashion trailblazer collapses

Megan Hess x Shoes of Prey collaboration

It was one of the original Australian fashion start-up success stories. But today, it is just one of a string of companies facing ruin.

Big mistake we make at the supermarket

Woolworths ANZAC Day Trading

Grocery shopping can be overwhelming, but experts say we should be paying close attention to the seafood section or risk losing it altogether.

Tiny Aussie town’s big secret

Timboon is a town hising a delicious secret.

Most of us wouldn’t have a clue where Timboon is — but the tiny town is hiding a secret that pulls in travellers from across the world.

Hindu wants compo after beef stuff-up

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A Hindu man who ate beef labelled as lamb wants Woolworths to pay for him to return to India for a “purification” ceremony.

Cheap product behind family’s fortune

Zvonko Jordanov founded G&M Cosmetics with just $10,000. Picture: Supplied

A small product sold for $5 a pop is making one Aussie family a serious fortune thanks to one savvy marketing move.

‘I’m being treated completely different’

Owner of a vape shop

His business turns over $1 million but this man is forced to forced to black out the windows so people can’t see in as they walk past.

Sydney bottle-o removes bizarre policy

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BWS has been forced to remove a controversial new store policy on alcohol sales from a liquor store in Sydney.

Jenner becomes youngest self-made billionaire

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Just in case you haven’t been keeping up, Kylie Jenner’s empire has now officially made her the youngest self-made billionaire ever at the tender age of 21.

How many Aussies worked at Macca’s

Melbourne, Australia: April 09, 2018: McDonalds drive through and McCafe in St Kilda. McDonald's is the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants.

A huge amount of Aussies have worked at Macca’s since it first opened in the 70s, with over a million of them under 25.

Aussie treats taking on Zooper Doopers

David Alexander launched Naked Life in December 2016. Picture: Supplied

David Andrew launched a “guilt-free” range of sweets in 2016. Just two short years later, the company is set to rake in millions.

Working at Uniqlo ‘gave us PTSD’


Seven shirts folded per minute, “shouting rooms” and 18-hour days. Former Australian Uniqlo employees have spoken out about the retailer.

Viral Coles photo sparks outrage


A Coles customer says she has “never been so disgusted” after snapping a photo of a baby formula express lane with extra staff assigned to help.

Sports retailer pulls hijab over ‘threats’

A sporting goods store is postponing sales of a sports hijab in France. (Decathlon)

Employees at France’s biggest sports retailer have been hit with intimidation and “violent debate” caused by a controversial item of clothing.

Food icon sells business

Cruden Farm - Maggie Beer

The queen of quince paste and duck pate has severed ties with the fine-food brand she started 40 years ago.

Disgusted Pizza Hut staff quit in protest

Pizza Hut will be giving away free pizzas to celebrate its 60th birthday.

Pizza Hut workers have resigned in disgust after a franchise owner allegedly served expired food that had been thrown in a skip.

‘Unsafe’ baby strollers forced from shelves

The products pictured below are among a range of products sold by Baby Bunting and Target impacted by voluntary recalls.

The consumer watchdog dealt hefty fines to two retailers for selling “unsafe” strollers and misleading consumers.

$17.7m ice cream Aussies love

Halo Top raked in $17,698,884 in 2018 in Australia alone. Picture: Instagram @halotopau

Justin Woolverton wanted to eat a lot of ice cream and not “hate himself” for it. Today, he’s running a multimillion-dollar dessert empire.

Amazon Australia’s culture of fear

A picture taken on November 8, 2018, shows the logo of US online retail giant Amazon displayed outside the group's distribution center in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Ina Fassbender / dpa / AFP) / Germany OUT

The e-commerce giant announced a hiring blitz as an investigation details mistreatment in warehouses where staff are made to feel like robots.

Team’s revenge on ‘terrible’ bosses

The entire staff at Soninc in the US has quit. Picture: Twitter @_ericblanc

The entire staff of a fast-food joint have delivered the ultimate payback by resigning en masse due to their company’s woeful conditions.

Why Woolies will win ‘Little Shop’ war

Woolworths' Disney Words campaign to battle Little Shop.

The latest collectables campaign was released over the weekend and a retail expert outlines why it’ll be the winner.

How Americans are changing the Aussie pie

Australian meat pie and tomato sauce.

The humble meat pie has caused bewilderment among Americans, who are making some major adaptations to our favourite snack.

Patriots’ owner charged in sex sting

New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged In Human Trafficking Investigation

Robert Kraft, the owner of Super Bowl champions the Patriots, has been charged for soliciting someone to commit prostitution at a spa with police saying they have him on video.

Moment Macca’s lost its mojo

Companies rise and fall 2000-2018. Picture: LinkedIn

Social media is loving the nostalgia of a clip showing the companies that used to dominate pop culture, and the scary pace of tech companies have taken over the world.

Aussie IKEA’s world-leading strategy

IKEA has made changes to its bedroom displays.

Ikea’s Swedish headquarters are “very impressed” by its Aussie division’s revolutionary bedroom display suites.

Woman gets ‘world’s worst haircut’

Customer Lucy Burrows has slammed the hairdresser who "butchered" her hair. Picture: Lucy Burrows

Lucy Burrows was so devastated she was unable to work after her hairdresser “absolutely destroyed” her hair and her “confidence”.

Coles supplier threatens to tear up contract

Farmers' Fund milk

A fourth-generation dairy farmer says he would prefer to give his milk away for free than sell it as a loss for the benefit of the major supermarket.

IKEA expands Aussie sleepover event

The logo of IKEA is pictured outside Europe's biggest Ikea store in Kungens Kurva, south-west of Stockholm on March 30, 2016. Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, who built a global business empire with revolutionary flat-pack furniture and dallied with Nazism in his youth, turned 90 today. / AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND

IKEA is expanding its sleepover experience in its stores across Australia this year, in order to help shoppers learn how to get a better night’s rest.

Salon under fire over ‘obscene’ name

Picture: Facebook @Hand Jobs Nails & Spa

A woman is fighting tooth and nail to keep her cheeky business name after attracting a slew of complaints about its “offensive” nature.

Frenzy over Woolies’ Disney secret

Could a Disney collectables craze be heading out way? Picture: Facebook

Woolworths has dropped a major clue about its latest collectables craze just days after archrival Coles released the new Stikeez campaign.

$1 billion payout after Coles deal

Signage on a trolly at a Coles supermarket in Sydney, Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Australia's second-biggest grocery chain, Coles Group Ltd, posted a sharper-than-expected fall in half-year earnings on Tuesday and said costs were rising faster than sales, sending its shares lower. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) NO ARCHIVING

The supermarket’s split-off from the Wesfarmers stable will result in a one-off payout of $1 billion after the retail giant announced a whopping profit.

Woolies sorry for ‘burnt’ ice cream


Would you buy these tubs of “frost-covered” ice cream? Woolies has apologised after a customer complained about the “too frozen” treat.

Mum cops ‘disgusting’ and ‘stupid’ abuse


“Oh no! Not an anatomically correct lion”: Online reaction to mum’s outrage about toy lion’s penis.

Woolworths ‘below our financial expectations’

Shoppers walk past a Woolworths store in Sydney, Monday, August 20, 2018. Woolworths Group will hand down it's full year results today. (AAP Image/Dean Lewins) NO ARCHIVING

Woolworths sales growth picks up but still lags behind its major rival Coles.

Baby formula photo not what it seems


An outraged Sydney dad struggling to find baby formula for his toddler snapped this photo outside Woolworths. But the supermarket can explain.

Big losers in Coles’ $1bn gamble

Signage at a Coles supermarket in Sydney, Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Australia's second-biggest grocery chain, Coles Group Ltd, posted a sharper-than-expected fall in half-year earnings on Tuesday and said costs were rising faster than sales, sending its shares lower. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) NO ARCHIVING

The supermarket giant has made a bold choice, betting big on robots in order to cut costs and increase profits. But will it pay off?

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’


A graphic appendage on a toy lion bought in a Melbourne store has shocked a mum and her young family.

Woolies releases new hot cross buns

Woolies have released new hot cross buns and they're practically dessert

We’re still months out from Easter but the goodies just keep coming — and these two varieties are already some of our favourites.

Calls for Coles, Aldi boycott over milk

Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud speaks to the media in Brisbane, Monday, January 14, 2019. Mr Littleproud spoke about recent fish deaths in the Murray Darling Basin. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING

One federal MP is so cranky at Coles and Aldi for sticking to $1 milk prices he wants us to take our business elsewhere.

Coles’ Little Shop campaign has worn off

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Like-for-like sales at the major supermarket chain have slowed, and a restructuring impairment has dragged its profit down.

$1.1 trillion company that paid no taxes

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 11, 2014 the logo of the online retailer Amazon is displayed on computer screens in London. Traditional television titans are bulking up in a battle with online streaming giants Netflix and Amazon as viewers take to binging on shows when and where they want.The latest evidence was the surprise move this week by US cable giant Comcast to outbid Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox for pan-European satellite TV group Sky with an all-cash offer valued at more than $31 billion (25 billion Euros). / AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL

Amazon is one of the world’s largest companies but it skipped the tax man thanks to some accounting manoeuvres.

Coles’ costly weekend problem

Coles has opened a new market-style store at South Village in Kirrawee. Picture: Supplied

Coles has a big problem on weekends compared to Woolworths that could be putting a major dent in the supermarket’s bottom line.

Brutal comeback to ‘very rude’ email

This complaint email has gone viral. Picture: Twitter @BTRBrewCo

A nasty, error-riddled complaint from a “wealthy and well-educated” customer has gone viral thanks to a brewery’s epic response.

‘Hatin’ it’: Outrage at Macca’s change

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 file photo, coffee served in a foam cup is held for a photographer, at a McDonald's restaurant in New York. McDonald's wants to be a bigger player in the global coffee business. The world's biggest hamburger chain on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, highlighted beverages as one of its key growth opportunities at a daylong a daylong presentation for investors. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

McDonald’s has been slammed for this “ridiculous” change, but the fast-food chain insists it has had “great feedback from customers”.

Crazy $500 price tag for Coles minis

Stikeez are being sold on eBay for outrageous prices. Picture: eBay

The supermarket giant only launched the Stikeez collectables yesterday but within hours they were fetching staggering sums on eBay.

‘Absolute mess’ takeaway fail goes viral

Paige Hart and William Maddock's meal has gone viral. Picture: Facebook @Paige Alexandra Hart

Paige Hart and William Maddock ordered corn on the cob from a local restaurant recently. But that’s not what they ended up getting.

Journo gets ‘Fake News’ shirt removed

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A department store will remove a “Fake News” T-shirt from sale after a reporter complained on Twitter that it “delegitimises” journalists.

Retail group underpays staff $32m

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Super Retail Group admits letting team members down by underpaying managers for the past six years.

Farmer slams $1 milk in tragic farewell

Casey Treloar tearful goodbye to cattle

A South Australian dairy farmer’s tearful farewell to her loved herd has gone viral as she slams $1-a-litre milk for “devaluing” the industry.

JB Hi-Fi defies poor Christmas data

Customers are seen entering a JB Hi-Fi store in Brisbane, Monday, August 13, 2018. JB Hi-Fi's full yet net profit jumps 35 per cent to $232.2 million, thanks to strong demand for its consumer electronics. (AAP Image/Darren England) NO ARCHIVING

Despite the property downturn, JB Hi-Fi’s housing products continue to record strong sales.

Diners called ‘Asians’ on ‘racist’ receipt


A New Zealand restaurant has come under fire after a woman and her friends were referred to as “Asians” on their receipt.

Problem facing cult beauty favourite

Young woman with cream for feet sitting on bed

This skincare staple is so popular one is sold every two minutes. But there’s a worrying reason the “miracle” product is under threat.

Nation’s fury over Ikea map

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A $42 map from Ikea has gone viral for all the wrong reasons. Can you spot that’s wrong with it?

Coles reveals new collectables craze

Coles has launched a new collectables campaign, Stikeez and the Coles Fresh Rainbow Challenge. Picture: Supplied

Aussie kids and their parents lost it over the supermarket giant’s Little Shop campaign. And Coles’ latest offer is set to be even bigger.

Man wants $141k after gross Macca’s find

Picture: Supplied

Kenneth Moyer Jr claims he found something truly disgusting inside his milkshake. Now, he wants to be paid a staggering sum.

Cafe boss’s brutal text to worker

Jobseeker Victoria Atkins shared a series of shocking texts allegedly from the owner of Intenso Espresso. Picture: Facebook

Victoria Atkins couldn’t make it to a trial shift at a cafe. The owner has been called “Britain’s worst boss” thanks to his savage response.

Change to Cadbury blocks you won’t like

Supplied Editorial Cadbury family block size will be reduced

It’s bad news for chocolate fans everywhere. Cadbury is at it again, messing with its popular family-size blocks of chocolate.

Cadbury shrinks size of family blocks to cut costs

Supplied Editorial Cadbury family block size will be reduced

It’s a controversial move that has sent irate Cadbury fans into a meltdown. The chocolate maker has again decided to reduce the size of its famed family block.

‘Personal reasons’: DJs CEO quits

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David Jones chief executive David Thomas has abruptly resigned after almost 18 months in the role, citing “personal reasons”.

$100 in wallet to million-dollar company

Katt Srinivasan founded The Bargain Avenue in 2008. Picture: Supplied

When Katt Srinivasan first arrived in Australia, he couldn’t even afford a pair of thongs. Today, his business rakes in seven figures a year.

Huge discounts after supermarket glitch

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Grocery shoppers were treated to a nice surprise after a glitch on a supermarket’s website slashed their grocery bills dramatically.

‘Stupidity’: Apple won’t let customer pay

Features of the new iPhone Xs are seen during a launch of new products at the Apple Store in Sydney, Friday, September 21, 2018. The iPhone Xs Max, the biggest iPhone yet, as well as the iPhone Xs and Apple Watch Series 4 went on sale on Friday. (AAP Image/Paul Braven) NO ARCHIVING

A Sydney dad had said he became so frustrated with Apple staff “questioning my intelligence” he walked out and went to JB Hi-Fi instead.

Napoleon Perdis’ surprise backtrack

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Customers who took to social media to express their fury at being left with useless vouchers after the chain’s collapse now have some good news.

Coles to slash petrol prices

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A major new deal could finally bring petrol prices at Coles Express down, down — and you can still use your 4c-a-litre shopper docket.

Man’s brilliant $1 million decision

Dean Salakas rejected a Shark Tank offer. Picture:

Dean Salakas sensationally turned down a lucrative investment offer from Aussie Shark Janine Allis. Today, his company is raking it in.

Beauty bloodbath as dozens of stores fold


Hundreds of jobs are on the line as the Napoleon Perdis makeup empire crumbles, following a failed bid to save the company.

Prime real estate going to waste

Why isn't Chick-Fil-A open during the Super Bowl?

A fast food chain has a concession store at the stadium hosting the Super Bowl but there’s just one problem.

Emergency call over wrong Maccas order

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A complaint about one single ingredient on a Big Mac got so out of hand recently it ended up leading to a McDonald’s customer’s arrest.

$4 billion prediction for Amazon

Amazon profit jumps on strong holiday quarter

Amazon’s attempts to win Australian market share has been slow but that might be about to change.

Pile of ‘junk’ becomes $234m company

Scrub Daddy inventor Aaron Krause is the mosts successful contestant to have appeared on Shark Tank US. Picture: Supplied

Aaron Krause was always a bit of a hoarder. But in the end, that so-called “bad habit” ended up making the inventor a multi-millionaire.

‘Appalling’ Nike faces Muslim backlash

Nike faces backlash from Muslim community

Thousands of people are urging Nike to pull a popular shoe off the shelves for containing “outrageous and appalling” material.

Apple reveals big changes in store

FILE- In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo the Apple logo is displayed at the Apple store in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Apple Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Jan. 29. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Next time you walk into one of Apple’s shiny palaces, it’s going to look very different. The tech giant wants to change its relationship with you.

Sad demise of Aussie beauty legend

Napoleon Perdis with Jen Hawkins.

Napoleon Perdis was one of our greatest success stories, with the lavish lifestyle and glamorous family to match. But it all came crashing down.

Furniture fail costs Topshop $811,000

Topman and Topshop signage outside a retail store in Sydney, Thursday, May 25, 2017. The company operating Topshop's Australian stores has entered voluntary administration, becoming the latest in a list of retailers to stumble amid sluggish consumer spending. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) NO ARCHIVING

A furniture malfunction at a Scotland Topshop caused horrific injuries to a young girl and resulted in a big fine for the store chain.

Burger King trolls Maccas in viral ad

Burger King has trolled McDonald's in a new ad. Picture: YouTube

Burger behemoth McDonald’s recently lost its iconic Big Mac trademark in Europe — and it didn’t take long for an arch rival to pounce.

Aussie beauty icon’s shock collapse

Beauty fans are in shock over the news. Picture: Facebook @Napoleon Perdis

Hundreds of jobs are now at risk after the company behind one of the country’s biggest success stories announced it was on the brink of ruin.

Shopper stumbles on free chicken hack

A Coles sign is seen in Sydney, Thursday, November 15, 2018. Wesfarmers shareholders will vote on whether to green-light the proposed $20 billion demerger of Coles. (AAP Image/Paul Braven) NO ARCHIVING

Supermarket hot chooks are a great way to bring down your food costs — but one shopper has found a way to turn this cheap meal into a freebie.

Macca’s $4 billion delivery boom

FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo food is displayed at the McDonald's Chicago flagship restaurant. McDonald's reports earnings Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

McDonald’s says modernised stores and growth in delivery helped bring in more customers globally last year, but lower store traffic in the US remains a concern.

Quiz to find worldwide expert

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Aussie family turns $10 note into $113m

A man handing out ten Australian dollar note. A picture that describes buying, paying, handing out money, or showing money.

People thought they were crazy for getting into this “dying” industry. But today, Tony Nash and his relatives are raking in the cash.

Subtle way you’re being ripped off

Arnotts Shapes 8 pack. Food package sizes that have shrunk over the years but the price has remained the same. Tiny Teddies and Shapes multi packs have been reduced from 10 packs to 8. Red Rock Deli chips fell from 185g to 165g in 2014 Smith’s Potato Crisps and Doritos Corn Chips pack sizes went from 200g to 175g in 2010 Cadbury Dairy Milk reduced the size of its Freddo Frog product from 15g to 12g in 2015

Your groceries are getting much more expensive, but you’re actually getting less and less in return. Here’s why.

Exit is humiliating blow for Myer

Boxing Day sales

The major department store’s struggles continue with news a prestigious brand is reportedly preparing to move out of Myer.

Crazy KFC item we’re missing out on

(FILES) This file photo taken on October 30, 2006 shows A bucket of KFC fried chicken in San Rafael, California. Is the secret KFC recipe a secret no more? A US newspaper says it may have inadvertently stumbled upon the closely guarded blend of spices and herbs that coat the global restaurant chain's signature fried chicken. A key ingredient, according to the Chicago Tribune, is white pepper -- the aromatic kin of regular pepper, but without the dark skin. / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / JUSTIN SULLIVAN

The legendary fried chicken chain has launched a hot new limited edition product — but it’s bad news for Australian fast food lovers.

What’s open this long weekend

Preschool girl with Australian flag on the beach

As barbies fire up and thongs are donned across the country, it will be business as usual for many retailers this Australia Day public holiday.

Item too sexy for 7-eleven shelves

A man exits a 7-Eleven convenience store, operated by Seven & I Holdings Co., in Tokyo, Japan. Bloomberg

Japanese convenience stores are cleaning up their shelves before a wave of sports fans flood the country for the Rugby World Cup and 2020 Olympics.

Teens terrorise in Coles store rampage

A group of 14 African Australian teenagers have terrorised staff and customers in an early morning rampage at a Melbourne Coles store.

A group of 14 teenagers have terrorised staff and customers in an early morning rampage at a Melbourne Coles store.

Why people are blowing up over this map

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Some say this new interactive map is a major breakthrough in allowing us to make informed choices, but the government has slapped it down as “despicable”.

Retailer slammed for selling ‘nothing’

Social media users have expressed their anger at Poundland's Valentine's offering.

UK chain’s attempt at gimmicky Valentine’s gift has backfired with social media users accusing the business of wasting harmful plastic.

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