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Macca’s items you won’t find on the menu

THE annual McDonald’s Monopoly competition is coming to an end next Tuesday — and many a fan has gorged themselves silly on Big Macs, caramel sundaes and the all-day breakfast menu in an effort to win. But there may be a way to collect…

Journalist’s surprising Bigfoot find

JOURNALIST Laura Krantz never gave Bigfoot a lot of thought and even considered the mythical creature to be nothing more than tabloid fodder. However, when she realised that hunting for the infamous Sasquatch was in her blood, she embarked…

Coles’ sales trick brings billions

COLES has reported comparable sales growth of 5.1 per cent in the first quarter of the financial year off the back of the highly successful Little Shop campaign.Headline supermarket sales for the 13 weeks from June 25 to September 23 were…

Coles slammed for ‘empty stunt’

CUSTOMERS at Coles, Woolworths and Aldi are being misled by an “empty media stunt” when they pay a 30c surcharge to support drought-stricken farmers.Or at least that’s the claim of irate federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud, who…

Aldi launches blistering attack on rivals

SUPERMARKET loyalty programs “manipulate” shoppers potentially costing Australians up to $1500 each a year as they desperately try to accrue enough points for a toaster while forgoing actual savings at the checkout.That’s the view of Aldi…

Netflix’s ‘crazy’ salary rule

NETFLIX allows all senior employees to see exactly what their colleagues are earning, with the open-salary policy meaning “everyone is always looking” and comparing their whopping pay packets, according to a report.The streaming giant pays…

Aussie jobs more deadly than war zones

SOME Australians face more danger going to work each day than our soldiers have in war-torn Afghanistan, it has been claimed. That’s according to grieving mum Kay Catanzariti, whose son Ben was killed on a Canberra construction site in…

ANZ chief ‘shocked’ by bank’s misconduct

THE chief executive of ANZ says he was “appalled” to learn through the banking royal commission what impact the institution has had on some Australians. Shayne Elliott made the admission while being grilled by federal politicians at a…