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Potato prices set to spike

<!--PSTYLE=hed_65H 32pt-->The price of potatoes is expected to increase in the next four weeks – and there is a chance of even more hikes in December.

19 October 2016 | Consumer

Consumers face double whammy

<!--PSTYLE=hed_ 57 Fru 40 light-->From midnight, consumers will pay more for fuel and should brace themselves for further increases including meat prices by the end of the year.

4 October 2016 | Consumer

Mind your step when hiring a builder

Building a new home might be stressful, but renovations can turn out to be a lot worse – especially if you're still occupying the premises and having to navigate around the dust, rubble and security issues.

19 September 2016 | Consumer

Still super mistaken about refunds

<!--PSTYLE=hed bld 60 Times-->Five years into the Consumer Protection Act, retailers have had ample time to become compliant with its provisions. Why then are so many not complying with the act?

12 September 2016 | Consumer

Retailers must move with the times

<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 64pt-->We live in the digital age in which we are all connected via technology. So why are the simplest transactions still seemingly impossible?

15 August 2016 | Consumer

The ‘brand new’ second-hand car

<!--PSTYLE=hed_95H 64pt-->Last month's new car sales figures showed a 20.6% slump from the same period in 2015. Despite this, many people prefer to buy new rather than 'inherit someone else's problems'

8 August 2016 | Consumer

Solar industry's market not so sunny

With Eskom's solar rebate no longer an incentive, membership to Sessa is no longer a requirement and installers of solar geysers can do as they please, says Georgina Crouth.

26 July 2016 | Consumer