Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
The day the rain ruined everything: florist offers refunds to dejected ...

Horrendous traffic caused by heavy rain in Johannesburg and Bloemfontein, along with load-shedding, saw South Africa’s leading online florist fail ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
New data regulations: What cellphone users need to know to stay connected

The new data regulations will give consumers far more power over the way they use their data bundles - but watch out for when those run out.

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Entrepreneur to benefit from sales of Woolies copycat baby carrier

In the wake of Woolworths’ widely denounced copying of a Cape Town entrepreneur’s baby carrier, her company will be given some of the proceeds of the ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Magistrate chucks out chewing gum case, family demand 'true justice'

The family of a "respectable" woman held in a police cell after being accused of shoplifting a pack of chewing gum are relieved she will not face a ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
'Who steals Chappies after buying groceries?': Shopper who 'forgot' to pay for ...

A 52-year-old woman is to appear in the Tzaneen Magistrate’s Court on Monday for a stealing a pack of chewing gum.

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Do you dress up to shop? Couple fumes as security guard polices Capetonian over ...

Is it offensive to pop down to your local supermarket on a Sunday morning wearing shorts, a T-shirt and no shoes?

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Butchery manager bust adding 'fresh' expiry date to old chickens

A butchery manager at a SuperSpar in Durban printed fresh labels to falsify the date that chickens were packed by the supplier, extending the sell-by ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
KZN man did not bank on R157,000 identity theft nightmare

Do courier company drivers have the necessary training and experience to verify proof of identity and address before handing over a credit card, ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Woolworths CEO responds to 'call me' ultimatum from Ubuntu Baba founder

“You have until noon on Friday January 11 to call me!” This was the ultimatum Ubuntu Baba founder Shannon McLaughlin delivered to Woolworths’ top ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Woolworths 'behaved totally unethically': baby carrier designer

“They brag about ethical trade, but they behaved totally unethically.”

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