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March 6

Discount Store TK Maxx Plans to Launch in Australia next Month

Posted by on March 6, 2017 at 8:40 AM

If the wake of Amazon coming to Australian hasn’t scared department store managers enough, then the arrival of discount store TK Maxx should get their minds whirling. The traditional retail market is about to get an abrupt arrival from the global discount chain renowned for its bargain designer brand offerings.

Discount Store TK Maxx Plans to Launch in Australia next Month

TK Maxx plans to launch in April this year by opening 35 stores under a new business model that many Australians haven’t had the pleasure of experiencing in their home country before. We are looking forward to a more H&M, Top Shop and Zara style shopping experience that may save money in the hundreds.

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January 5

Save Money Living in the Big City on a Small Budget

Posted by on January 5, 2017 at 8:24 AM

Living in the big city can bring excitement and energy but also high costs. If you are someone who has succumb to the allure of living in the big city but you want to try and make it on a small budget then the following money saving tips are aimed to help you achieve this.

Save Money Living in the Big City on a Small Budget

This article includes information from a variety of money saving experts around the world who have shared their knowledge on the best ways to spend less whilst living in a centrally. Certain tips may seem like common knowledge whilst others may be the beginning of a new affordable city lifestyle.

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November 18

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Posted by on November 18, 2016 at 8:45 AM

This time next week we will be in full swing of the Black Friday sales leading into the retail fuelled weekend, followed by Cyber Monday too. If you plan on being out shopping for the best discounts and bargains or sitting at home hunting for top online deals, then a these online shopping tips and tricks will certainly help you save more money.

Weekly Scoop of Top Life Hacks: Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Whether you prefer shopping online or in-store the following videos will help you get the most out of the sales next week. The videos I hope will help you sniff out the true deals, what retailer tricks to look out for and when you should or shouldn’t buy what you are looking at.

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November 7

Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Do the Online Deals really Save Money?

Posted by on November 7, 2016 at 8:11 AM

The online phenomenon that comes around every year known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday will be with us Thursday 24th November. The main focus is saving money via online deals and bargains, but the promise feels hollow. There is no doubt plenty of deals to take advantage of but do they really save you money?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday – Do the Online Deals really Save Money?

We want to look at what ways you can score the best deals during these online shopping sales, but also let you know our opinion on why we believe these sales come across as meaningless and potentially do not add value for money. If you agree, we offer alternative shopping methods that will more likely be better deals.

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November 3

How Virtual Reality Retail Counters Could Save Us Money

Posted by on November 3, 2016 at 8:30 AM

The tech scene has been raving about the arrival of virtual reality (VR) over the past 12 months and its clear to see why people are getting excited about it. Video gaming has been taken to new heights both companies such as Oculus Rift and others that simply use the screen of our smartphones.

How Virtual Reality Retail Counters Could Save Us Money

A number of companies have been experimenting with VR to adapt it to the retail industry with one Chinese company using it to create a virtual cosmetic counter to buy goods from. Ray Ban’s website can tap into our computer’s camera to show how glasses will fit our face, but how intelligent can this technology become and will we all be shopping from our living rooms in the future? Fewer bricks and mortar must surely bring the prices down too, I bet you’re thinking.

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October 4

Melbourne Cup Carnival 2016 Survival Tips

Posted by on October 4, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Those of you already thinking about the Melbourne Cup 2016 will no doubt be planning your activities and travel because it’s less than one month away. Making the most out of the day requires planning and thought, especially if you want to save money where possible and still enjoy the fun with the rest of the crowd.

Melbourne Cup Carnival 2016 Survival Tips

There are some hard fast rules that you should be aware of if you plan on making the most out of your time at the Melbourne Cup Carnival 2016. Here are the best tips and tricks I found online that were shared by veteran cup goers.

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September 13

Afterpay – the New Style of Retail Fashion, Enjoy Now, Pay Later

Posted by on September 13, 2016 at 8:41 AM

Afterpay is a Sydney based company which started in 2014 with the sole purpose of changing the way people pay for their shopping. The launch of their first product was in 2015, which comprised of a simple interest free instalment plan that is made available to customers either in-store, online, or on mobile.

Afterpay – the New Style of Retail Fashion, Enjoy Now, Pay Later

Their aim is to create payment plans to suit your lifestyle so rather than buying a product for the full price there and then, you can choose to pay via Afterpay which breaks the total price down into 4 equal fortnightly instalments. If you pay on time then you won’t be charged any extra, nor will you have to do boring card applications to use their service.

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September 1

David Jones Invests $100 Million to Enter High-end Food Sector

Posted by on September 1, 2016 at 8:10 AM

It’s not every day you hear a large company rewrite its game plan to enter a completely new industry. David Jones a well-known brand across the country has announced that it will be having a transformative few years ahead because they have decided to enter the food industry. Ian Moir, CEO of the South African parent company Woolworths Holdings has warned investors to expect large losses over the next two years.

David Jones Invests $100 Million to Enter High end Food Sector

Mr Moir’s vision to diversify the company into Australia’s best top end food business may be a shock to some, but if this move has grabbed your attention you can expect to see David Jones monetise on the supplier relationship it has from Woolworths. The end goal is to have a premium food offering to customers that helps David Jones stand out from the rest in the market.

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August 25

Money Saving Father’s Day Gifts He Will Actually Want

Posted by on August 25, 2016 at 8:53 AM

In under 2 weeks on Sunday 4th September most of us will be seeing or speaking with our fathers and maybe giving them a gift too. On the 15th August I wrote an article containing some wacky fathers day gifts but these may have not been ideal. Therefore if you want to get ahead of the curve and allow plenty of time for delivery then here are some more serious gift ideas he will actually want to receive.

Money Saving Father’s Day Gifts He Will Actually Want

Seeing as the previous article contained gifts that were gimmicky, this week you can expect to see items that will help you save money whilst still getting a rock star present that impresses the big guy. Expect everything from discount cards to Blu-ray home entertainment systems and even a machine that will chop his food for him.

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July 12

Haggling for a Bargain like a pro and Without Regret

Posted by on July 12, 2016 at 8:17 AM

Haggling is an art and when done at an optimum level, it can make the difference between a great bargain or a bad one. Whether you’re buying a small single item from a market stall or a large expensive product, haggling can have its uses in most situations. All that’s required on your part, is simply the ability to learn the technique.

Haggling for a Bargain like a pro and Without Regret

Co-authors of “Women Don’t Ask: Negotiating and the Gender Divide”, Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever, report that women are 2.5 times more likely to feel apprehension when negotiating compared to men, so much so that they were willing to pay as much as $1,000 or more to avoid haggling over a car. It doesn’t have to be hard though, and when paired with a few haggling tips, you can sweep up bargains all over the place.

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June 9

Popcherry VIP Membership Review – Is it Worth Joining?

Posted by on June 9, 2016 at 8:35 AM

If you’re a fan of Popcherry clothing but aren’t registered with their VIP membership program, this review will help you decide whether it’s a good idea or not. What I will say upfront though, is that if you’re somebody who likes to cover yourself up in Popcherry fashion then there’s a good chance that signing up could make a lot of sense.

Popcherry VIP Membership Review – Is it Worth Joining?

For instance, although Popcherry does release coupon code discounts every now and again, being a VIP member means you’ll get a generous 40% off regular prices year round. So if you’re interested in learning more about the Popcherry VIP membership program, keep reading.

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May 24

Women’s Advice to Men When Shopping Online

Posted by on May 24, 2016 at 10:09 AM

Women have always cut the trend when it comes to shopping and men it seems have begun to catch on. Contrary to popular belief, men are now shopping online as much as women with both males and females utilising their laptops and other mobile devices at similar levels to buy online.

 Women’s Advice to Men When Shopping Online

We all hate to queueing in busy stores as well as coming across our favourite items in every size but the one that fits. So it’s no surprise that for many, shopping online has become a far less stressful and time consuming way to shop. The availability of coupons and discount codes also make shopping online better value for money. If you’re a guy who’s still not a regular online shopper, here are some of the top tips from the guru-women-shoppers out there to show you the fundamentals of how to get what you want (and for a good price) online.

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May 11

Budget Sports Wear Chain Decathalon to Enter Australia Hopefully Driving down Prices

Posted by on May 11, 2016 at 8:25 AM

The French juggernaut Decathalon, considered to be the ALDI of the sportswear world is about to give Rebel and Amart Sports a run for their money. Australia has a $1.3 billion sporting equipment market and Decathalon has set its sights on it.

Budget Sports Wear Chain Decathalon to Enter Australia Hopefully Driving down Prices

If you weren’t already aware, the company launched its Australian website last month, but now it’s set to open two large-format physical stores. The locations are most likely going to be in the outer suburbs of Sydney and Melbourne. The company has been saving millions of people money by selling discounted private label items that make up 60% of the company’s sales. So could this be a breath of fresh air for the monopoly style, low competition industry currently reigned by Amart and Rebel Sport?

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March 26

Hand Picked Selection of the Top Easter Sales Currently On

Posted by on March 26, 2016 at 8:50 AM

During the first quarter of the year, we’re often left with a series of lacklustre sales and promotions from retailers once all the big discounts over the festive season have ended. The good news though, is that Easter is often a time where decent sales pop up across the Australian retail landscape. Therefore, I’ve hand picked a selection of what I believe to be some of the top Easter sales currently on at a variety of the most popular retailers here on Buckscoop.

Hand Picked Selection of the Top Easter Sales Currently On

For each one, I’ve broken down what the general Easter sale involves as well as highlighting whether we have any active deals or coupons for them on Buckscoop. Expect stores such as David Jones, Winemarket, Dissh and The Iconic to appear in this list, with some offering more than 50% off.

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March 7

Using Google Shopping to Find Discounted Prices and Online Bargains

Posted by on March 7, 2016 at 8:25 AM

If there is one thing I have learnt from my time at Buckscoop it has to be this – why pay more for an item when you don’t have to? Our money saving blog and resident deal hunters provide us with enough information on how to find the best deals online every single day. For those of you that are still missing the trick, however, here is a step-by-step guide.

Using Google Shopping to Find Discounted Prices and Online Bargains

Buying full priced items results in one winner only, and don’t be deluded into thinking that’s you. This guide will show you how to buy just about any item you like at a discount, moving the winners title away from retailers towards yourself. To begin saving money, all you need is a bit of patience and some knowledge of where to look and you’ll be picking up bargains in no time. Read the rest of this entry »