Rachel Wells After decades spent selling their over-priced clothes in relative isolation, Australian retailers have suddenly found themselves in the midst of an international fashion invasion.
Rachel Wells More than half a million shoppers have jumped on the Click Frenzy website in the first 12 hours of the 24-hour online shopping bonanza.
Sarah Whyte, Rachel Wells The online shopping bonanza Click Frenzy is under way for a second year, but not without a few glitches.
Rachel Wells It was supposed to be Australia's answer to Cyber Monday - America's online shopping phenomenon which last year saw close to 130 million shoppers spend more than $US1 billion on online bargains.
Rachel Wells ''Is there a simple way to improve my bust measurement ... Nature hasn't been very kind to me,'' a reader asks one of Australia's most famous magazine columnists in the first issue of Dolly magazine.
Rachel Wells, Lara O’Toole More Australian women are bringing home the lion’s share of the household income with females nominated as the breadwinner in one in four Australian households.
Rachel Wells, Lucy Carroll More Australian women are bringing home the lion's share of the household income, and are nominated as the main breadwinner in one in four Australian households.
Rachel Wells Australia's major supermarkets are charging consumers significantly more for purchasing groceries online.
Rachel Wells Public health experts have labelled Coca-Cola's new campaign to help combat obesity a "smokescreen".
Rachel Wells A new breed of online fashion retailers are enticing consumers to spend up by making shopping easier than ever.
Rachel Wells Workers who smoke cost their employers more than $3000 a year each, a study has found.
Rachel Wells Groceries could soon carry a health star-rating label similar to the energy efficiency ratings that feature on fridges and washing machines, if state and federal ministers agree on the proposal at...
Julia Medew and Rachel Wells A new assessment of Swisse vitamins advertisements has again found the company misled consumers about what its products can do with insufficient evidence to prove it.
Rachel Wells There are fears a gastroenteritis outbreak caused by contaminated oysters in Tasmania over the Easter weekend has spread interstate.
Rachel Wells Some of Australia's poorest families are skipping meals and selling possessions to pay their power bills, a new report has found.
Rachel Wells Major companies are already trying to get around new rules which ban retailers from passing on excessive credit card surcharges to customers, consumer group says.
Rachel Wells Group buying site Groupon has been slapped on the wrist for bombarding consumers with email newsletters without adequate consent.
Rachel Wells Energy drinks have been likened to tobacco by a leading convenience store body, which warns its members to protect the highly profitable category from government regulation.
Rachel Wells The peak body for Australia's petrol convenience stores has likened energy drinks to tobacco and warned its members of the need to protect the highly profitable category from government regulation,...
Dan Harrison and Rachel Wells People are being urged to choose the right kind of fats, in new national dietary guidelines.