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Asda local hero hits the big time

Asda local hero hits the big time

Vicky Critcher and her Chocolate Brownie Company are the pride of Wales in the month of St David’s Day, following the news that Vicky and her deliciously moreish chocolate treats are soon to be stocked in her local Asda stores thanks to a competition in the monthly magazine, BBC Good Food.

Sainsbury's launches new fixed rate savings accounts

Sainsbury's Finance is marking the start of spring by launching three new fixed rate savings accounts, paying up to 4.05% AER, offering new and existing customers another chance to benefit from greater choice and competitive rates.

UK shoppers turn to flavours from the East

No longer limited to the MSG-heavy Sweet and Sour and Chow Mein takeaways of yesteryear, British shoppers are enjoying a revival in Chinese and oriental inspired dishes.

Sainsbury’s Travel Money rewards Nectar card holders

Sainsbury's Travel Money has unveiled a new offer and extended an existing discount until the end of February giving holidaymakers the chance to make their money go further.

Sainsbury’s Pet Insurance offers one third off new policies

New Sainsbury's Pet Insurance customers can take advantage of a new customer offer; one third off the cost of their policy. The policy, which provides cover for up to £7,500 per condition for veterinary treatments, is only available to new customers and must be bought online before 28th March 2011.

Ethical shopping up despite economic downturn

Expenditure on green goods and services grew 18 per cent over the past two years despite the economic downturn, it was revealed today.

New Year diet success – is it all in the stars?

New Year diet success – is it all in the stars?

Around 14 million of us will start diets in the new year, but the average dieter will have already quit by the second weekend in February.

Sainsbury's Travel Money offers £5 money off voucher

Sainsbury's Travel Money is giving winter and festive holidaymakers a £5 money off voucher that can be used at Sainsbury's in-store travel bureaux until 31st January 2011 when customers buy £500 or more in foreign currency.

Christmas finances sorted

Christmas finances sorted

Are you the kind of person who starts next year’s Christmas shop in the January sales, or do you always leave it until the last minute and find yourself desperately rushing around on Christmas Eve?

Not many happy returns for Brits

Christmas shoppers need to check returns policies and keep receipts when buying presents, as more than seven million Brits have experienced problems returning unwanted gifts, finds new research from consumer champion Which? Legal Service.

Sainsbury’s Pet Insurance sees rising trend in handbag dogs

As demand for small pedigree dogs, made all the more popular by celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Kate Beckinsale, Alexandra Burke and Geri Halliwell, increases, Sainsbury's Pet Insurance warns of the importance of having adequate insurance for these pets to cover the cost of veterinary bills.

Tech-savvy Brits lose queueing cool within 11 minutes

The typical British adult can stand queuing for 10 minutes and 42 seconds before their patience starts to fray, according to research by the Payments Council.

Waitrose says ‘zdravo’ to first Slovenian Wine

Waitrose says ‘zdravo’ to first Slovenian Wine

Move over Italy, New Zealand and France, there’s a new player in the wine world – Slovenia.

Tesco Bank to create 200 new jobs in Glasgow

Tesco Bank has signed a five year agreement with Vertex, a leading global provider of Customer Management Outsourcing, to support its planned entry into the mortgage market in early summer 2011.

Sainsbury's prepaid currency card with no ATM fee

Approximately 11.3 million Brits have withdrawn the equivalent of £3.87 billion in foreign currency whilst they were abroad over the past 12 months, according to research from Sainsbury's Travel Money.