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A flood of bogus reviews on Amazon was recently uncovered by Which? magazine. John Hearne offers tips on avoiding buying shoddy goods.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
Wed, 10 Apr, 2019
Avengers Age of Ultron is in cinemas now and it's certainly a fun film, with all the spectacle, gags and character moments we've come to expect from both Marvel and writer/director Joss Whedon.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
A film about a team of comic superheroes and a compilation album of chart hits were the top-selling Christmas presents on Amazon.co.uk.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
Christmas bargain-hunters may have had their best ever year, after many Amazon products were sold for a penny each due to an online glitch.
Mon, 15 Dec, 2014
Christmas bargain-hunters may have had their best ever year after many Amazon products were sold for a penny each due to an online glitch.
Sun, 14 Dec, 2014
Amazon.co.uk celebrated its busiest ever day, saying Black Friday had "surpassed all expectations".
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
Cold weather can cause a raft of problems for some skin-types. Fortune favours the prepared and now is the time to winter-ready your face and body.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Kate Bush's record sales have increased by 2,813%.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014
You don’t have to be younger, thinner or richer to feel ‘Fabulous’ after 50 it’s about zest for life.
Sun, 01 Jun, 2014
The UK arm of internet shopping giant Amazon paid corporation tax of less than £10m last year despite generating sales of £4.3 billion.
Fri, 09 May, 2014
The colour wheel is the foundation for understanding colour and it’s a very accessible and uncomplicated way to train your eye and gain confidence when choosing anything from wallpaper for an entire room to a single cushion.
Sun, 16 Mar, 2014
Another year, another deluge of makeup releases. Rachel Marie Walsh rounds up the best new cosmetics of 2013.
Sun, 29 Dec, 2013
Amazon UK had its busiest day of sales ever as pre-Christmas shoppers hit the internet for Cyber Monday.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2013
AS THE Government ratchets up the pressure on struggling families by introducing an array of new taxes, the question of whether multinational companies are paying their fair share is timely.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2013
Amazon is to launch an online premium fashion store tomorrow in a bid to take on the likes of Net-A-Porter and ASOS.
Sun, 02 Dec, 2012
Four women’s doubles pairs have been disqualified from the Olympic badminton competition after deliberately trying to lose matches.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2012
EL James's Fifty Shades trilogy has outsold JK Rowling's seven-book Harry Potter series on Amazon's UK site.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
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Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
Online retailer Amazon today announced plans to open a new processing centre in a move that will create 900 jobs.
Sun, 10 Jul, 2011
Sat, 11 Jun, 2011
Adele’s chart-topping ’21’ has set yet another sales record.
Sun, 10 Apr, 2011
SUCCESS at the Brits has given an instant sales boost to winning acts as fans rush to buy their albums.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2011
Green Day are thought to be preparing a live album for release in March.
Tue, 21 Dec, 2010
Shopping website Amazon went offline for a brief period with a group of “hacktivists” suggesting they may be responsible.
Mon, 13 Dec, 2010
Take That’s latest album was tipped for Christmas Number One as it went on sale today, after becoming the biggest pre-order release of the year.
Mon, 15 Nov, 2010
Take That's new album has become the biggest pre-order release of the year, Amazon.co.uk said today.
Sun, 14 Nov, 2010
THE outcome of a public vote for the best Irish book of the last decade may not be revealed until next week, but sales through one website alone would make John Boyne’s The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas a hands down winner.
Fri, 28 May, 2010
Last night’s Brits winners are enjoying a massive surge in album sales in the hours after the glitzy show.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2010
Online retailer Amazon.co.uk has announced the introduction of free shipping to Ireland on orders over £25 (€27).
Wed, 07 Oct, 2009
Bookies’ favourite Hilary Mantel scooped the Man Booker Prize for Fiction tonight for her “demanding” novel about Henry VIII’s adviser Thomas Cromwell.
Tue, 06 Oct, 2009
THE Lost Symbol, Dan Brown’s long-anticipated follow-up to The Da Vinci Code, is set to spark a buying frenzy, with stores tipping the new novel to smash sales records.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2009
The Beatles entire back catalogue has been digitally remastered and will be released today.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2009
SOME 45 years after the first wave of Beatlemania, retailers are preparing for the biggest chart invasion ever seen by the Fab Four from today.
Some 45 years after the first wave of Beatlemania, retailers are preparing for the biggest chart invasion ever seen by the Fab Four from tomorrow.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2009
Peter Andre’s comeback single 'Behind Closed Doors' looks set to be heading to number one in the UK after outselling other big releases, a retailer said today.
Mon, 10 Aug, 2009
Michael Jackson is set to top the UK album chart tomorrow six years after his last number one hit, the UK’s official chart compilers have revealed.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2009
Acts taking part in the first major day of the Glastonbury festival have enjoyed an overnight boost in sales, it emerged today.
MICHAEL Jackson’s album sales have instantly seen a massive boom after his death.
Michael Jackson’s sales have instantly seen a massive boom as a result of his death.
Fri, 26 Jun, 2009
Online retailer Amazon UK today reported a surge in exports as consumers in continental Europe took advantage of the weak pound.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
DVD sales of 'Mamma Mia! The Movie' are set to copy its box-office success, as a retailer predicted today that the film could become its biggest-selling ever.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2008
Debut novelist Aravind Adiga won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction tonight for his work which shows “the dark side of India”.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2008
JK ROWLING has admitted to “weak moments” when she could agree to write another book in the Harry Potter series.
Mon, 31 Dec, 2007
Irish author Anne Enright won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction tonight with her bleak family saga The Gathering.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2007
One in 43 UK homes on average has pre-ordered the latest Harry Potter book, the Royal Mail said today.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2007
Online retailer Amazon raised its sales forecasts for the year after it doubled its quarterly profits haul amid strong sales in the United States and overseas, it emerged today.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2007
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