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Imagine a world where debt doesn't exist

Imagine a world where debt doesn't exist

Financial carelessness is directly proportional to the availability of debt, so of course we have a problem.

  • by Marcus Padley

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Spearwood student shocked at WA strawberry needle discovery

Spearwood student shocked at WA strawberry needle discovery

A student from Perth's southern suburbs has spoken of his shock at discovering a needle hidden inside a strawberry bought from a Spearwood supermarket on Monday night.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Capilano honey offers to fund lab to sweeten new testing deal

Capilano honey offers to fund lab to sweeten new testing deal

In a backflip, Capilano has changed its attitude to a testing method that has shown some of its products were impure.

  • by Patrick Hatch
Why this hedge fund has taken a nail-biting punt on Coke
Opinion
Opinion

Why this hedge fund has taken a nail-biting punt on Coke

Morphic Asset Management has quietly taken a big bet on Coca Cola Amatil disappointing shareholders in the near future and the share price falling in response.

  • by Elizabeth Knight
Unsafe spending at the intersection of Instagram and Afterpay
Opinion
Opinion

Unsafe spending at the intersection of Instagram and Afterpay

Where social media culture meets easy credit, it's debt by design.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
Puzzling packaging: Perth sustainability fails leave shoppers groaning
Consumer rights

Puzzling packaging: Perth sustainability fails leave shoppers groaning

As Perth prepares for a ban on single-use plastic bags, stories of ironic outcomes abound. We have rounded up some of the best.

  • by Emma Young
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Mandurah the online shopping capital of WA, Australia Post reveals
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Mandurah the online shopping capital of WA, Australia Post reveals

Australia Post's annual Inside Australian online shopping report found the nation spent $21 billion on online purchases last year.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Last year, Canberrans went on a record online shopping spree
Canberra

Last year, Canberrans went on a record online shopping spree

Canberrans are spending more money online than ever before, with a 20 per cent spike in sales last year.

  • by Blake Foden
'Aldi effect' lowers Perth grocery bills, but not everyone is happy
Supermarkets

'Aldi effect' lowers Perth grocery bills, but not everyone is happy

Perth shoppers are paying 5.1 per cent less for their grocery basket compared to three years ago, thanks in part to Aldi. 

  • by Hamish Hastie
Woolworths meltdown closes stores across Australia
Woolworths

Woolworths meltdown closes stores across Australia

A nationwide technical outage forced Woolworths supermarkets to close their shutters for nearly an hour in the middle of the day. 

  • by Jenny Noyes
By all means ban the bag, but let’s hope it works
Opinion
Opinion

By all means ban the bag, but let’s hope it works

What about incentives? After all, by using reusable bags we are reducing costs for supermarkets.

  • by Trevor Thornton