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ALDI’s tough stance on alcohol

Hands off kids: Licensees face huge penalties if alcohol gets into the hands of minors. Picture: News Corp ITS called responsible service of alcohol and when it comes to supplying it to minors, supermarket giant ALDI and some bottle shops are leaving nothing to chance when enforcing it. In the …

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Creepy Airbnb host reveals ulterior motive

This Airbnb listing has been removed after its host fleeced a woman of $76. And it gets worse. IT’S the sharing economy giant that revolutionised travel, letting people rent out their spare rooms for a fraction of the cost of a hotel stay. But Airbnb can be a minefield for …

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Macca’s gets stingy with sneaky change

McCafe is the largest coffee chain in Australia. TIMES are tough at Macca’s. The fast-food giant may be making billions from Aussie customers, but they won’t be rewarded for their repeat business if this sneaky move is anything to go by. Spot the difference on these loyalty cards: Macca’s is …

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NAB banker’s awkward email bungle

IT’S AN easy mistake to make, and one we’ve all made before. Forgetting to add those three little keystrokes at the end of an email— .au — and then getting a bounceback letting us know our communication has failed. But for a staffer at NAB, what should have been a …

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Domino’s hikes pizza prices on Sundays

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Retail winners in a tough season

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Women sue Uber over nightmare rides

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Row erupts over childcare places

Labor has warned some parents won’t be able to return to work unless more childcare places become available. THE federal opposition has warned of a looming shortage of childcare places. But the government has dismissed the report as “scaremongering” and an embarrassing incapacity to understand projections. Labor’s early childhood education …

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What you’ll find in a 1960 Aussie shopping basket

The crowd at the Adelaide Myer summer sale in 1960. THE 1960s were a simpler time. Shoppers would pop down to the corner store for a pound of mutton, a girdle and some indigestion powder, and as far as the Australian Bureau of Statistics was concerned, beer only came in …

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How to get a refund on that dodgy purchase

Thousands of shoppers snap up a Boxing Day bargain, but do they know their rights? Picture: Sam Mooy RETAIL staff have a long list of reasons why they won’t give you that refund. But, as millions of Australians clear away the wrapping paper after Christmas and New Year’s sales, the …

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