Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Yay, it's Black Friday week! But before you splash out, think hard

That old “it’s been a long, hard year, now reward yourself” marketing line used to be reserved for the festive season, but in recent years SA ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
'I felt like an absolute pariah in hospital': Durban Salmonellosis patient

Salmonella "poisoning" victim Jennifer Harris could not even see her two-year-old son while receiving treatment in hospital

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Imported eggs suspected in Durban's Salmonella outbreak

Salmonella bacteria, most likely from contaminated eggs, has put at least 30 people in the greater Durban area in hospital, and sickened many more.

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
‘Safety of our customers is our top priority’ - Nissan responds to shocking ...

“The safety of our customers is Nissan’s top priority. All our cars meet or exceed regulations in all countries in which they are sold.”

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Unsafe cars are deliberately being sold in SA. This is why

The revelation on Friday that one of SA’s best-selling bakkies, the Nissan NP300 double-cab, has a zero safety rating for its front passengers would ...

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Men and women want different things when it comes to loyalty programme rewards

When it comes to the benefits consumers want from a loyalty programme‚ the biggest differentiator is not race‚ income or age; it's gender - by far.

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Squash players cause a racquet as Virgin Active quashes their courts

Clients were given less than a month’s notice, which they consider a breach of contract

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Lawyers search for patients as listeriosis battle looms with Tiger Brands

October looks set to be a roller coaster month for Tiger Brands.

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Woolworths pulls organic baby spinach from shelves

Why did packs of Woolworths’ organic baby spinach disappear from its shelves recently?

Wendy Knowler Consumer journalist
Don't be a crash dummy: your airbags could kill you

If you knew that the airbag in the car you’re driving could turn into a lethal weapon if it deployed in an accident‚ would you get it replaced?

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