Best of the Week
Most Popular
1. Climate Change Mass Extinction - Birds, Bees and Bugs: Going Going Gone - Richard_Mills
2.A Purrrfect Gold Price Setup! - Peter_Degraaf
3.Who Finances America's Borrowing? Recession Indicator for Independent Thinkers Part 2 - F_F_Wiley
4.America’s One-sided Domestic Financial War - Raymond_Matison
5.Gold Price Summer Doldrums - Zeal_LLC
6.Two Key Events Will Unleash Gold - Jim_Willie_CB
7.Billionaire Schools Teacher in NAFTA Trade Talks - Richard_Mills
8.Get Out Of Crypto Cannabis Bubble Before It Pops and Move Into Bargain Basement Miners - Jeb_Handwerger
9.Stock Market Could Pullback for 1-2 weeks, But Medium Term Bullish - Troy_Bombardia
10.G7 Chaos, Central Banks and US Fed Will Drive Stock Prices This Week - Chris_Vermeulen
Last 7 days
SPX/Gold, Long-term Yields & Yield Curve 3 Amigos Update - 22nd Jun 18
Gold - How Long Can This Last? - 22nd Jun 18
Dow Has Fallen 8 days in a Row. Medium-long Term Bullish for Stocks - 22nd Jun 18
Trouble Spotting Market Trends? This Can Help - 22nd Jun 18
Financial Markets Analysis and Trend Forecasts 2018 - A Message from Nadeem Walayat - 21st Jun 18
SPX Bouncing Above Support - 21st Jun 18
Things You Need To Know If You Want To Invest In Bitcoin Now - 21st Jun 18
The NASDAQ’s Outperformance vs. the Dow is Very Bullish - 21st Jun 18
Warning All Investors: Global Stock Market Are Shifting Away From US Price Correlation - 20th Jun 18
Gold GLD ETF Update… Breakdown ? - 20th Jun 18
Short-term Turnaround in Bitcoin Might Not Be What You Think - 19th Jun 18
Stock Market’s Short Term Downside Will be Limited - 19th Jun 18
Natural Gas Setup for 32% Move in UGAZ Fund - 19th Jun 18
Magnus Collective To Empower Automation And Artificial Intelligence - 19th Jun 18
Trump A Bull in a China Shop - 19th Jun 18
Minor Car Accident! What Happens After You Report Your Accident to Your Insurer - 19th Jun 18
US Majors Flush Out A Major Pivot Low and What’s Next - 18th Jun 18
Cocoa Commodities Trading Analysis - 18th Jun 18
Stock Market Consolidating in an Uptrend - 18th Jun 18
Russell Has Gone Up 7 Weeks in a Row. EXTREMELY Bullish for Stocks - 18th Jun 18
What Happens Next to Stocks when Tech Massively Outperforms Utilities and Consumer Staples - 18th Jun 18
The Trillion Dollar Market You’ve Never Heard Of - 18th Jun 18
The Corruption of Capitalism - 17th Jun 18
North Korea, Trade Wars, Precious Metals and Bitcoin - 17th Jun 18
Climate Change and Fish Stocks – Burning Oxygen! - 17th Jun 18
A $1,180 Ticket to NEW Trading Opportunities, FREE! - 16th Jun 18
Gold Bullish on Fed Interest Rate Hike - 16th Jun 18
Respite for Bitcoin Traders Might Be Deceptive - 16th Jun 18
The Euro Crashed Yesterday. Bearish for Euro and Bullish for USD - 15th Jun 18
Inflation Trade, in Progress Since Gold Kicked it Off - 15th Jun 18
Can Saudi Arabia Prevent The Next Oil Shock? - 15th Jun 18
The Biggest Online Gambling Companies - 15th Jun 18
Powell's Excess Reserve Change and Gold - 15th Jun 18
Is This a Big Sign of a Big Stock Market Turn? - 15th Jun 18
Will Italy Sink the EU and Boost Gold? - 15th Jun 18
Bumper Crash! Land Rover Discovery Sport vs Audi - 15th Jun 18
Stock Market Topping Pattern or Just Pause Before Going Higher? - 14th Jun 18
Is the ECB Ending QE a Good Thing? Markets Think So - 14th Jun 18
Yield Curve Continues to Flatten. A Bullish Sign for the Stock Market - 14th Jun 18
How Online Gambling has Impacted the Economy - 14th Jun 18
Crude Oil Price Targeting $58 ppb Before Finding Support - 14th Jun 18
Stock Market Near Another Top? - 14th Jun 18
Thorpe Park REAL Walking Dead Living Nightmare Zombie Car Park Ride Experience! - 14th Jun 18

Market Oracle FREE Newsletter

Analysis Topic: Consumer Watch

The analysis published under this topic are as follows.

ConsumerWatch

Friday, April 28, 2017

How Morrisons Sells 120ml of Frozen Water for £1 / ConsumerWatch / Retail Sector

By: HGR

Find out how Morrisons is able to pull of a miracle, one of being able to sell about 120ml of frozen water to their customers for £1! The super market giants are always playing a game of trying to get one up on their customers. You all probably know about 'shrinkflation', the ever shrinking contents whilst the prices stay the same or even rise. Then there is the dropping the number of items in multi packs, any devious trick in the book is being pulled to get one over their customers, a couple of months ago it was the BBC revealing Tesco's fake shelf prices that fail to convert at the checkouts.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Morrisons Frozen Fish 1/3rd Frozen Water? / ConsumerWatch / Retail Sector

By: HGR

The super market giants are playing their customers for fools, from Shrinkflation to dropping the number of items in multi packs, any devious trick in the book is being pulled to get one over their customers, a couple of months ago it was the BBC revealing Tesco's fake shelf prices that fail to convert at the checkouts. Whilst in this video test reveals that Morrisons frozen fish are actually 1/3rd frozen water! Which makes a mockery of the price labels when comparing store brands with the better quality brands such as Birds eye.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Monday, February 13, 2017

BBC Inside Out Tesco Rip off Offers - Determined to Lose Big Spend Customers! / ConsumerWatch / Tesco

By: Nadeem_Walayat

At 7.30pm tonight the BBC's Inside Out programme will be broadcasting (also available on iplayer) of how Tesco customers are being ripped off as shelf advertised offers fail to convert at the checkouts due to the promotions having ended days, weeks or even months earlier! For instance 'buy 1 get 1 free', at the checkout can result in customers paying double the expected price in most of Tesco stores, as the BBC investigation showed 30 out of 50 stores tested demonstrating the issue of advertising promotions that do not convert at the checkout tills!

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Monday, February 13, 2017

Tesco Crisis - BBC Investigation Reveals Customers Being Short Changed Due to Staff Cuts / ConsumerWatch / Tesco

By: Nadeem_Walayat

BBC Insight programme to be broadcast tonight at 7.30pm will reveal that Tesco customers are being short changed by promotions that have expired but are still being advertised on the shelves thus when customers for instance 'buy 1 get 1 free', instead end up paying double the expected price in most Tesco stores. As a Tesco shopper I have long since been aware of this issue which is why I always check the date that the offer replies to. Though this tends to be in small print so can be difficult to see with ageing eyesight. Also I have witnessed the SAME phenomena whilst shopping at Morrisons and Asda, though not on the same scale of Tesco. Still it does require the dates of every offer to be checked.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Morrisons Own Brand Cheap Batteries that Leak! / ConsumerWatch / Shopping

By: HGR

Are you tempted to buy cheap store brand batteries such as those sold by the likes of Morrisons, Tesco and others, rather than pay more for brands such as Duracell? We'll there is more to consider than just whether they are likely to have a lot less charge than the branded batteries as this video illustrates that there is also a higher risk of leakage, even after just a months use.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Vauxhall Zafira B Fires Second Recall DVSA Offence Warning Letters! / ConsumerWatch / Auto Sector

By: HGR

The Zafira saga or nightmare continues as after an abysmally poor implementation of the first recall, apparently Vauxhall has either become more efficient or has hit the panic button in response to more Zafira B's bursting into flames. The latest is a threatening recorded delivery letter warning of amongst things of an offence for not arranging for a prompt recall!

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Monday, January 16, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Unboxing O2 - Never Buy a Refurbished SmartPhone! / ConsumerWatch / Samsung

By: Adnaan_Walayat

Finally a samsung smartphone that does not burst into flames! Find out exactly what one gets when buying a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, what's in the box in this one bought from O2. Also why you should NEVER buy a refurbished phone!

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Registered Address.co.uk London Business Registered Office Address Mail Forwarding Review / ConsumerWatch / SME

By: N_Walayat

Registered address.co.uk is just one of many similar services that offer UK companies the use of business addresses for business correspondence purposes not just in some of Britain's prime locations such as central London but some even offer addresses across the worlds major cities, thus allowing companies to gain a postal address footprint worldwide.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Amazon UK Chaotic Delivery Tracking System, Customers Should Expect Early Deliveries / ConsumerWatch / Amazon

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Like many online buyers, I too regularly use amazon to shop for large and small items, nothing beats the convenience of arm chair shopping at any time of the day, that and added buyer protections offered that one is more likely to get what one is actually ordering against Ebay purchases that are more than likely to disappoint.

However, as many if not most regular amazon buyers are likely already aware of that there is a huge flaw in amazons shopping experience and that is in the reliability of their delivery tracking system which just does not WORK! For as long as at least for a year, Amazon routinely fails to deliver in line with that which it's delivery tracking service states to expect delivery on which tends to result in failed deliveries and further delays and customer frustration.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Cheap Multi-Colured Battery Powered Christmas String Fairy Lights Review - PowerBee / ConsumerWatch / Reviews

By: Anika_Walayat

Here is our review of typical battery powered cheap (£12) 100 LED string fairy christmas lights bought online from PowerBee but are fairly standard across a range of suppliers, these as is the case with most similar lights have a built in 6 hour switched on timer,and come with 8 modes of operation.

Find out what they look like when up, how well they perform, and how long the batteries and lights actually last for i.e. how many christmases can one get out of using these cheap fairy lights.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Friday, December 09, 2016

Cheap Large Icicle Christmas LED Lights Review - B&M Stores / ConsumerWatch / Shopping

By: Anika_Walayat

At the top of most peoples christmas shopping lists are a good set of christmas lights. Here is our comprehensive review of the increasingly popular large hanging Icicles type. These were bought from B&M Stores, so find out exactly what they do, all of the available modes, a useful 6 hour timer and more. And don't forget to check back to see how long they exactly last, for how many christmases will they work?

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Friday, December 09, 2016

Amazon UK Christmas Shopping Useless Delivery Tracking Warning Alert / ConsumerWatch / Shopping

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Like many online buyers, I too regularly use amazon to shop for large and small items, nothing beats the convenience of arm chair shopping at any time of the day, that and added buyer protections offered that one is more likely to get what one is actually ordering against Ebay purchases that are more than likely to disappoint in one shape or another.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Black Friday Cheap Christmas Lights, How Long do they Last ? B&M Stores Review Video / ConsumerWatch / Shopping

By: Anika_Walayat

It's Black Friday tomorrow when shoppers will be focused on stocking up with perceived bargains for the Christmas holiday season ahead, and at the top of many lists will be new sets of christmas lights. So here is our timely review of just how reliable a set of cheap outdoor Christmas lights tend to be, how long do they actually last? As illustrated by a set set bought from the discount retailer B&M Store, comprising 80 multi-coloured LED bulbs. Find out of what use one can expect over the first and second christmas from similar cheap christmas lights.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Counterfeit Products Hurt the Consumer and the Economy / ConsumerWatch / Fakes

By: John_Mauldin

BY PATRICK WATSON : Little things add up.

A bunch of bricks add up to a house. Too many drinks add up to a hangover.

So it is with the economy: small, seemingly unrelated events can add up to important information—if you just connect the dots.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Bonfire Night, Fireworks Dangers Safety Code for Teens and Children! / ConsumerWatch / Educating Children

By: Anika_Walayat

It's bonfire night again soon and already groups of teens are roaming the streets letting off fireworks. So here is a timely reminder that fireworks are VERY DANGEROUS! So follow some simple steps such as never holding a firework or returning to a firework once lit to ensure you have a happy and safe bonfire night!

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Friday, September 02, 2016

Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 as Batteries Explode, Phones Burst into Flames, S7 Next? / ConsumerWatch / Mobile Technology

By: N_Walayat

Samsung have announced a recall of the 3 million or so of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones sold since their launch just a couple of weeks ago because as many as 50 customers have either had their phones literally explode or burst into flames during or just after charging. The issue with the Note 7 may just be the tip of the iceberg as the issue of worsening reliability and potential dangers may extend across the Samsung Galaxy range.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Vauxhall Zafira Fires - Second Recall Issued - Inspection Before Bursting into Flames? / ConsumerWatch / Auto Sector

By: HGR

Just when you think it's safe to drive your Zafira, within a few weeks of of the first recall inspection after a 6 month long wait. What do Zafira owners get through their letter boxes? Another urgent warning letter asking to call and arrange a 2nd recall so as to prevent your Zafira from bursting into flames that the first waste of time recall apparently did NOT fix!

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Walkers Spell and Go, ASA Less than 800 Holiday Wins Out of 20,000 Advertised! / ConsumerWatch / Freebies and Comps

By: Anika_Walayat

The truth is finally about to be revealed as the Advertising Standards agencies investigation into Walkers Crisps Spell and Go Promotion is about to reveal the magic number that we have all be waiting for, the actual number of holidays won from a promotion that had implied that 20,000 were available. So find out in our breaking news video exactly how many holidays Walkers awarded which acts as an strong indicator of what to expect from future walkers promotions that many deem to be impossible to win, delivering a mere fraction of the number of prizes advertised.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Walkers Spell and Go Holidays Winners List Post-mortem / ConsumerWatch / Corporate News

By: Anika_Walayat

Hello everyone, I am back for a Walkers Spell and Go Post-mortem update as Walkers Spell and Go is now officially DEAD, for if you go to the walkers website and click any of the ‘Spell and Go’ links you go a page that effectively tells you that it is DEAD. So here is our update video on how many of the 20,000 advertised holidays walkers has likely awarded during its 4 month long promotion -

Read full article... Read full article...

 


ConsumerWatch

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Vauxhall Zafira Fires Recall - What to Expect at Dealership Inspections, Heater Repairs / ConsumerWatch / Auto Sector

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Vauxhall announced a recall of all 220,000 UK Zafira B models in November 2015, as apparently they are prone to bursting into flames. And now finally after a 6 month long delay the day has arrived when my own Vauxhall Zafira which actually does have a failing heater i.e. is at high risk of catching fire, but still the dealership deemed as not needing a more speedy inspection hence the delay. Anyway find out what to expect at recall Inspections, repairs done and how long it all takes.

Read full article... Read full article...

 


Page << | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | >>