Alongside dodgy designer knock-offs, sophisticated copies are being sold online - and they're that much harder to detect.
12 Sep 2013 |
Knock-off products are no longer easily identified by misspelled logos and shoddy craftsmanship. While the quality of counterfeit products appears to be improving, the counterfeiters are also getting smarter at marketing their products.
Why you should just keep on walkin'.
11 Sep 2013 |
Deals in airport duty-free shops may not be the best offer in town.
How does online shopping customer service stand up?
13 Aug 2013 |
Which of these online stores has the best customer service and returns policy?
Are some veterinarians trying to sell you more than you need?
22 Jul 2013 |
Costs for vet service can vary widely, and it doesn't help that there are no standard fee guidelines. Most vets no doubt deserve your trust, but with corporate vet franchises on the rise, upselling and overcharging are legitimate consumer concerns.
What exactly are soccer mums and dads paying for?
17 Jul 2013 |
A healthy cut of junior soccer fees gets siphoned off to pay for elite regional teams. It's all about growing the game - but there's little or no support going back to the juniors.
The devil is in the detail when it comes to the fine print buried in competition terms and conditions
27 Jun 2013 |
You may find yourself getting more than you bargained for when you enter a competition
Receipts printed on thermal paper have a tendency to fade, but we reveal whether they can still be used as proof of purchase and a tax record.
13 May 2013 |
We look at your rights when it comes to receipts that have faded and what you can do to prevent them from fading.
No matter the event, you'll likely be slugged with extra charges for tickets.
1 May 2013 |
Add-on charges for tickets vary from event to event and from one ticketing agency to another.
Swap, share and rent your way to a better future.
23 Apr 2013 |
Consumer sharing is growing in popularity to meet today’s buyer demands. It’s energy efficient, environmentally friendly and cost effective, and it’s now easier than ever.
Supermarket loyalty programs offer very little value but are used to collect enormous amounts of your personal data.
11 Apr 2013 |
CHOICE found that most loyalty programs offer such poor rewards you generally save less than a dollar per $100 spent.