Tagged: rants


UK retailers exploit vat rise

Retailers grease the wheels My wife came home with the groceries the other day and commented that prices have risen dramatically since Christmas, with huge jumps across the board. Thing is, there is no VAT (sale tax) on food. Yes, there’s a transport cost associated with getting said food and...


Dixons Twitter discounts

Further to my post on the Epson V700 scanner I was window shopping at Dixons Online and saw they ‘Tweet’ too, as they’ve just joined it themselves. Anyway, what’s the first thing I see but a link to a £20 discount for the stuff I was ordering. Go Twitter. I...