Vegans’ meat-shaming tactics


深圳风采投注 Vegan activists have gone the extra mile to shame meat-eaters in one outer Melbourne suburb but some say they gone too far.

Mum’s detailed handwritten price audit

A bargain hunting mother has compared the grocery prices from the three major supermarkets.

Aldi, Woolworths or Coles? A savvy mother has run the rule over the price of the grocery necessities to find out which supermarket chain is cheapest.

How Australia could become ‘dictatorship’

A Venezuela flag is flown with a painted "SOS" during a rally at the El Arepazo Doral Venezuelan restaurant on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in Doral, Fla. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early on Tuesday in a bold and risky attempt to lead a military uprising and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

It’s far easier than you think to go from democracy to authoritarian rule, and Australia could go rogue — the sign’s already there.

The suburb with a secret Woolies

The suburb of Jannali has a secret Woolies.

This Woolworths is so small and behind the times, it doesn’t even say Woolies on the store. It’s a mystery why it even exists.

Toddler punched by stranger at Kmart

Kmart pic

A mum was left in shock after a stranger allegedly punched and rammed a trolley into her toddler at Kmart because he was having a tantrum.

Burger King’s dig at Macca’s happy meals

SA Health Minister John Hill wants food companies to agree to voluntary health reforms. Takaway fast food options and promotion may change, especially for children. McDonald's 'Happy Meal' - cheeseburger, small fries, small coke, Pokemon toy and game card $4.75.

Fast-food chain Burger King has taken a swipe at its golden-arched rival in the name of a very serious cause.

Horrifying story behind $54m sticker

Baby on board warning sign in the back window of a car to advise cars behind of the presence of a toddler

Michael Lerner was driving his baby nephew home when something truly frightening happened. But his response made millions.

Terrifying message on bikini label

Fashion Nova's Water Sports Bikini sells for $34.99 Fashion Nova

An eagle-eyed Twitter user spotted something horrifying printed on a swimsuit — but apparently it’s more common than many realise.

The three words that sank Kraft

Supplied Kraft has lost in an epic peanut battle with Bega

In an epic multimillion-dollar breakfast spread battle, Kraft was felled by a small Aussie cheese firm. And the judge had some harsh words.

Ikea’s ‘extraordinary’ plan in Australia

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We’re a funny bunch of shoppers, says Ikea. And the giant retailer has had to change tack to be successful Down Under.

Woolies sails into fair weather

Woolworths' employee Bryn Rayfield uses the company's new Scan & Go app at the Double Bay store in Sydney, Thursday, September 6, 2018. The supermarket will offer customers the opportunity to take part in a trial of the app which allows shoppers to scan and pay for items without using a check-out. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING

Woolworths has lifted third-quarter grocery sales by 4.2 per cent, reaping the benefits of lower deflation and more favourable weather conditions.

Aldi’s $2 billion gift to Aussies


Supermarkets challenger Aldi is saving Australian shoppers more than $2 billion on their national grocery bill each year, a new report shows.

Struggling Subway closes 1000 stores

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 21: A Subway restaurant is seen as the company announced a settlement over a class-action lawsuit that alleged that Subway engaged in deceptive marketing for its 6-inch and 12-inch sandwiches and served customers less food than they were paying for on October 21, 2015 in Miami, Florida. While it denies the claims, Subway said that franchisees would be required to have a measurement tool in stores to make sure loaves are 12-inches. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Struggling fast-food franchise Subway closed more than double the number of US restaurants in 2018 than it had forecast.

Bega beats Kraft in peanut butter battle

Supermarket products

Australian brand Bega has won a long-running legal battle with American food giant Kraft over its yellow peanut butter jars.

Coles website finally back online


Coles has flooded angry customers with $15 vouchers to apologise as the supermarket’s online shopping outage stretched into a third day.

Retailer boycotted after ‘disgusting’ post

Fast fashion company Forever21 has copped criticism online for a controversial social media post.

Fast fashion retailer Forever21 has copped criticism for a social media post, with many saying they have boycotted the company.

Amazon’s brutal sacking admission


Amazon is notorious for its tough conditions. In a legal letter, the e-commerce giant has made a stunning admission about how it treats its workers.

One big change for $70m company’s success

Huckberry co-founder

A large online retailer learned a valuable lesson from an ultimately failed advertising campaign.

Simple toy proves extremely lucrative

Stikeez helps deliver Coles sales growth in the third quarter.

Supermarket giant Coles has reported strong third-quarter sales growth — and a simple child’s toy is largely being credited.

$100 eBay sale sparks $5M empire

Phil Leahy was "depressed and humiliated" after filing for bankruptcy - before turning his fortues around. Picture: LinkedIn

Phil Leahy was bankrupt, humiliated, depressed and struggling to pay the bills. Then, one single Silverchair album changed his life.

ASOS caught in awkward photo fail

Online fashion retailer has been caught in an embarassing fail. Picture: Twitter @xronnieanna

The multibillion-dollar company is a global fashion powerhouse — but they’ve made an online blunder that has angered shoppers.

Aldi announces huge sale on TVs

Shoppers grocery shopping at discount supermarket chain Aldi in Bankstown, Sydney 25 Jan 2001. logo /Shopping

A 50-inch television would be a great addition for many lounge rooms around the country for the Game of Thrones screening on Monday.

Delivery woman’s disgusting driveway act

The woman was caught in the act on CCTV. Picture: Supplied

This is the shocking moment a female Amazon delivery driver delivered a parcel before doing the unthinkable near a customer’s home.

‘Shocking price’ for Coles promo

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

Social media is loving the new promotional campaign at Coles while others have questioned the value of the deal.

Samsung scraps ‘unusable’ phone launch

The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone is seen during a media preview event in London, Tuesday April 16, 2019. Samsung is hoping the innovation of smartphones with folding screens reinvigorates the market. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)

Samsung has been forced into an embarrassing decision about its hi-tech new smartphone after reviewers noticed a huge issue.

Reclusive billionaire’s unspeakable loss

Anders Holch Povlsen and Anne Storm-Pedersen lost three of their four children in the Sri Lanka terror attack.

ASOS boss Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife enjoyed an idyllic family life before their world was ripped apart in the Sri Lanka attacks.

Urgent recall for Ray Ban sunnies

BIG W — Ray Ban Brown Tortoiseshell Sunglasses

The consumer watchdog has issued an urgent recall for a popular brand of sunnies bought at a major discount department store.

Boss defends tactics behind rip-off claims

Supplied Cris Miller managing director of Viagogo in Sydney

Hundreds of Australians have been stung by this website. But its boss says that it’s changing, and wishes it had a “better reputation”.

Viagogo ‘disappointed’ in guilty ruling

Supplied Viagogo screenshots

Controversial ticket reseller Viagogo has hit back after being found guilty of misleading consumers, saying it provides a valuable service.

Photo that saved daggy Aussie icon

Faye Wong was pictured in a pair of Volleys in 2016, sending sales skyrocketing. Picture: Instagram @volleyaustralia

Faye Wong is known as the “Beyonce of China”. And with one snap, she saved a humble Australian label — and made it millions.

Big brands vanish from Woolies shelves

Popular brands are currently missing from Woolworths supermarkets in Australia.

A raft of popular brands can’t be found at Woolworths supermarkets. And shoppers are increasingly becoming outraged.

Big problem with Samsung’s foldable phone

The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone is seen during a media preview event in London, Tuesday April 16, 2019. Samsung is hoping the innovation of smartphones with folding screens reinvigorates the market. (AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)

The long-awaited flexible screen phone is finally in people’s hands, but concerns are already being raised about its unique feature.

Three words will save Aussies $140m

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Aussies are losing hundreds of millions of dollars with seemingly no way to stop the problem — but Mastercard has a clever solution.

Dairy farmers mixed on milk price rise


Woolworths say its milk price rise has delivered $10 million to the industry but one farmer says it’s not enough.

Insane discounts on Easter chocolate

Coles and Woolworths are slashing the prices of the Easter range ahead of the weekend.

Now is the time to get that stockpile ready for the Easter hunt, with Coles and Woolies slashing the prices of chocolate products.

Afterpay’s crazy new feature

Afterpay logo

Controversial ‘buy now, pay later’ scheme Afterpay has expanded into a new area sure to be popular among its millennial target audience.

eBay immediately pulls ‘appalling’ listing

Ebay has removed listings allegedly selling bits of timber from Notre Dame. Picture: PA

Yesterday, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks went up in flames. But within just a few hours, people tried to make a profit.

Coles offers lifeline for beloved brand

SPC Sliced Peaches

The supermarket giant will boost its range of Coles-branded canned fruit, while also giving some much-needed business to the industry.

Coke to cut plastic use by 16,000 tonnes

(FILES) This file photo taken on May 29, 2018 at a recycling facility in Bourg-Blanc, western France shows plastic bottles. / AFP PHOTO / Fred TANNEAU

The soft drink giant says the company has a responsibility to react to Australians’ rapidly changing opinion on plastic waste.

Outrage at popular iced coffee shortage

Coles say the supply will return to normal by the end of the week.

First there was a pet food shortage and now a lack of iced coffee has been linked to recent drought, with customers warning it could cause riots.

Justices refuse to say naughty word

Erik Brunetti

Supreme Court justices discussing a trademark case involving a fashion brand couldn’t bring themselves to say the “vulgar” name.

Spotted: Woolies has deployed a robot

A robot is now roaming the aisles at Woolworths in Gregory Hills.

Woolworths has confirmed it has launched a robot instore and like Coles, will deploy cameras at check-outs to stop people stealing.

‘Magic trick’ used to rip off cashier

Chemist scam. Picture: Nine News

A man has been caught on CCTV pulling off a complex and well-rehearsed scam to confuse a young cashier and scam an Adelaide chemist.

Checkout thieves be warned

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

A few free birds eye chillies here and a discounted avocados there are a thing of the past with Coles ramping up its self-checkout security technology.

Domino’s buys ‘rat-infested’ operation


A Danish television show exposed gross treatment of food at the franchise, but Domino’s says there’s potential to rebuild and add 150 stores.

Burger King forced to scrap ‘racist’ ad

Burger King slammed on social media over ad featuring chopsticks: 'It's racist'.

Fast-food giant Burger King has sparked an uproar on social media after featuring an ad on Instagram many say is offensive.

Woman seeks $30k over ‘mullet’ cut

The salon denied the claim, insisting Ms Bray’s hair was in poor condition after years of bleaching.

A Melbourne woman has had her huge claim against a hairdresser heard by a tribunal after ending up with a “mullet”.

‘Despicable’ books sold on Amazon

(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 28, 2016 shows the logo of US electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon in Vertou, France. Amazon will report February 1, 2018 its fourth-quarter results amid scrutiny over its expansion into new sectors which include groceries and health care. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

“Against her will” and “Passing her around” are just a two of the disturbing books being sold on the site. WARNING: Graphic content.

Here’s what’s open on Anzac Day

Anzan Day Burnie then Waratah

Want to get a beer, play some two-up at the pub or catch a movie on Anzac Day? Here’s a handy guide to what’s open around the country.

What’s open over the Easter break

Fruit hot cross bun at Perryman's Bakery, North Adelaide

Easter is here, which means hot cross buns, chocolate and church. Here’s a handy guide to what’s open over the four-day long weekend.

Messy family feud behind Aldi fortune

(FILES) This file photo taken on August 24, 2009, shows the sign of an Aldi store in Alexandria, Virginia. The German discount grocery store giant unveiled a major US expansion plan on June 12, 2017, aiming to make it the third-largest US grocery chain in five years. The planned $3.4 billion expansion will add nearly 900 additional stores and 25,000 new jobs, the company said in a statement. / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / ALEX WONG

A scathing will left by the Aldi matriarch criticises her kids’ extravagant lifestyles as not fitting with the supermarket’s frugal ways.

Shoppers outraged by food shortage

Pet food shortage at Woolworths and Coles.

The pet food shelves are empty at Woolworths and Coles, with one customer likening the acute shortage to living in a “socialist” country.

Kid’s $10k spree on mum’s credit card

A 7-year-old kid bought $10,000 Coles collectible toy with his mum's credit card.

A seven-year-old Sydney boy used his mum’s credit card to make a huge purchase on a tiny supermarket collectable.

Couple’s embarrassing Myer gift return

Sam Mangan screenshots of cutlery purchase.

A newly married couple has been embarrassingly caught out returning an engagement gift. And been tracked down by the new owner.

KFC fined after worker falls in fryer

The KFC franchise has been fined $60,000 for the injuries to the worker, who required a skin graft.

A KFC franchise has been ordered to pay $60,000 after a 20-year-old worker suffered third degree burns during his morning shift.

Disney engagement rings now exist

You can now have the Disney proposal of your dreams with H.Samuel's princess-inspired engagement rings.

Every bride dreams of the perfect fairytale proposal — and now one jewellery store has made that dream a reality.

Ikea unveils first small-format store


After years of speculation, Swedish furniture giant Ikea has revealed its first “small-format” store heading to Westfield.

Coles shoppers filmed abusing rule

baby formula two can rule

Footage has surfaced of a group of people appearing to brazenly abuse the “two can” baby formula rule at a Coles in Sydney’s south.

‘No alternative’: Big W to close 30 stores

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Woolworths has announced the mass closures of Big W stores after a review of profits revealed a worrying trend.

Sickening ‘rat-infested’ KFC exposed

Ex-KFC worker reveals disgusting snaps inside ‘rat-infested’ restaurant.

A former KFC worker has revealed the shocking state behind the scenes at one of their branches with a series of disturbing photos.

Crazy April Fools’ Day jokes

The April Fools' Day joke from Domino's. Picture: Supplied

April Fools’ Day has brought out some of the funniest and yet, some of the lamest jokes from Australia’s most well-known companies.

Why department stores are shrinking

Bargain Hunters Flock To Boxing Day Sales In Sydney

As Myer and David Jones continue to downsize stores, one retail analyst says the fierce rivalry will end with one closing altogether.

Fury over ugly Chemist Warehouse

The building has been described as 'garish' and upsetting by local residents.

Chemist Warehouse is known for its big yellow shopfronts. But residents are outraged about this one in Sydney — and fighting back.

Big change coming to Myer, DJs

People walking along a busy street in Melbourne

Department stores are in a battle for survival, and there’s a risk the new trick up their sleeve could turn them into just an “expensive Target”.

Vile messages on baby clothes slammed

Amazon in America has been advertising baby clothing with vile slogans - both items have now been removed from its online site.

Online retailer Amazon has been criticised for selling “funny baby bodysuits” emblazoned with pro-paedophile phrases.

Fury at Bunnings dog rule

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A Perth woman has slammed Bunnings as “pathetic” after she claimed she ran into trouble trying to enter the store because of a little-known rule.

Coles’ $150m online delivery push

Supplied Editorial Fwd: Pictures - Lyn & Sal at Coles today

Coles will spend up to $150 million over the next four years to double its home delivery capacity after signing a deal with a UK online supermarket.

$45m pub shamed into menu change

The Marsden Brewhouse, a $45m venture by hotelier family the Laundys

A new $45 million pub has had to issue an apology after angering online commenters with its “discriminating” language on the menu.

Experts give retail doomsday warning

Shoppers are seen outside the David Jones department store for the Boxing Day sales in Sydney, Tuesday, December 26, 2017. National Retail Association chief executive Dominique Lamb saying shoppers were expected to spend $2.36 billion on Boxing Day, up three per cent on the 2016 figure of $2.28 billion. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Aussies have been living beyond their means and the weakening housing market could spell trouble for retail brands, a new report claims.

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

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.

Are we over this $99 product?

Inside The First Inc. Brick And Mortar Bookstore

Pioneered by Amazon, for many years this was hailed as the next big thing — but according to a competitor, most people have now chucked it “in the cupboard”.

$200 event ‘absolute disgrace’

Sugar Republic

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.

Aussie tradie’s ‘crazy’ $15m idea

Patrick Kidd and his wife Aimee have founded a $15 million men's grooming empire. Picture: Facebook

Patrick Kidd was sick of getting “sh*t haircuts”, so he did something about it. Today, his men’s grooming empire is worth millions.

‘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.

‘Messed up’: Vicious slur by Uniqlo staff


Former Uniqlo employees have spoken out about homophobic bullying, fat-shaming and discrimination against non-Asian staff.

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

Artist impressions of Chadstone shopping centres new Atrium food court supplied Oct 2018 (1)

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

'Yowie Chocolate' sweet created by aust author Bryce Courtenay. confectionery /Chocolate /Confectionery

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

Louis Vuitton: Front Row - Paris Fashion Week - Menswear Spring/Summer 2019

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.

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