Zara charges £1.95 for online returns to drop off points

Return fees for deposits: Fashion giant Zara now charges online customers a fee for returns at third-party drop-off points

Zara now charges online shoppers £1.95 for returns at third-party drop-off locations: Could online returns payment become the norm? Zara now charges a £1.95 fee for online order returns to third parties Returns of online orders in Zara stores are always free, the group said. One in three fashion items purchased online returned, findings show … Read more

Coinbase Shares Are Down 80% Since IPO: Can It Recover?

Coinbase is now trading at $84, almost 80% below its market entry price

Coinbase shares plummet after reporting $430 million loss: With its stock down 80% since launch day and crypto prices plummeting, what’s next for investors? Coinbase’s share price has plummeted since its market debut last April It now trades at $72 after suffering a quarterly loss of $430 million With the market in freefall, he reported … Read more

Consumers ‘curb’ their buying habits amid cost of living crisis

Always so much shopping?  Consumers have 'curbed' their shopping habits due to soaring cost of living, BRC-KPMG data reveals

Consumers have ‘curbed’ their shopping habits due to soaring costs of living, new data shows, as warnings intensify over essential bills. The latest BRC-KPMG Retail Sales Monitor revealed that sales fell in April after a sharp drop in consumer confidence. Separate figures from Barclaycard showed credit card spending was rising for essentials but slowing for … Read more

Credit card debt rose by £1.5billion in February, biggest monthly rise in 30 YEARS

Turn to credit: Bank of England data shows people could turn to credit cards again to cover their bills

Borrowing boom: Biggest monthly increase in credit card debt in 30 YEARS recorded last month in signs households grapple with rising bills Bank of England data shows £1.5bn of new credit card borrowing last month This is an increase of 9.4% in one year, in a context of sharp rise in household bills The amount … Read more

Asda clashes with Waitrose as it steps up price battle with rivals

Price war: Asda will roll out its Just Essentials range to all its stores and online in a bid to keep prices low for shoppers struggling with the cost of living crisis

Asda clashes with Waitrose over use of ‘essential’ word as it escalates price battle with rivals By Archie Mitchell for the Daily Mail Published: 21:50 BST, 28 March 2022 | Update: 21:50 BST, 28 March 2022 Asda has escalated the price war between the supermarket giants by launching a budget range to compete with rivals. … Read more

With exorbitant gas prices, does it finally make sense to go electric?

Decision time?  : As electricity prices soared, gasoline and diesel costs rose faster

Until recently, electric vehicles were unaffordable for most drivers, with prices 37% higher than gasoline or diesel models. But with prices at the pump approaching £2 for a liter of petrol, the balance is changing. Even with the 5p per liter tax cut announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak last week, the cost of petrol and … Read more

Ferrari teases the first official shot of its long-awaited SUV model

First official photo of Ferrari's SUV: The iconic Italian brand's first 4X4 vehicle will be unveiled this year, he has confirmed.  Prices will start from around £200,000

Ferrari teases its new SUV: The iconic Italian automaker unveils the official shot of its long-awaited ‘Purosangue’ family car to be unveiled THIS YEAR Ferrari confirms its very first SUV model will be unveiled ‘later this year’ A first official photo of the car has been published on the brand’s Instagram account Codenamed “Purosangue”, translating … Read more