Shoppers mock Hermès hat being auctioned for £5,750 by Sotheby’s and eBay

Hat’s crazy! Baffled shoppers spot limited-edition fluorescent orange Hermès hardhat being auctioned online for up to £5,750 – and joke you could just buy one from a hardware store Orange workman hat by Hermès is being sold for £5,750 on Sotheby’s website  Hats released in limited numbers to mark opening of Toronto Hermès in 2008 … Read more

‘Grinchbot’ online hackers are frustrating shoppers by buying up popular products

Can’t find that present? Blame the ‘Grinchbots’: Online hackers are frustrating shoppers by buying up popular products using sophisticated software programs and selling them at inflated prices when stocks run out Sophisticated software programs – referred to as Grinchbots because they ruin families’ Christmas plans – are being used to target in-demand products  Once items … Read more

PlayStation 5 shortage forces parents onto resale sites paying up to £1000 for the new Sony console 

A PlayStation 5 shortage is forcing parents searching to use resale sites where they are having to pay up to £1,000 for the new must-have Sony console – which normally retails for £450. A current global shortage of microchips which has affected gaming console stocks has seen desperate Brits on the hunt for must-have Christmas … Read more

EBay sellers are taking advantage of supply crisis by buying up popular Christmas gifts

Opportunistic eBay sellers have been taking advantage of the supply crisis by buying up popular Christmas gifts and listing them online for more than double the price. As the countdown to Christmas continues savvy vendors are capitalising on parents’ desperation to secure the gifts on their children’s lists. It comes after families were warned to start … Read more

#FreeBrittany! British wholesaler who ordered #FreeBritney t-shirts is left with unwanted stock

#FreeBrittany! British wholesaler wanting to raise money for Britney Spears’ conservatorship fight is left with 10,000 misspelled t-shirts after a factory error Karl Baxter, of Wholesale Clearance UK, ordered 10,000 #FreeBirtney t-shirts He wanted to ‘appeal to young customers’ and raise money for Britney Spears  But the suppliers made a spelling error and the t-shirts … Read more

Doritos hands Queensland Teenage girl $20,000 for rare chip that sent eBay into an auction frenzy

Schoolgirl, 13, who found an ‘ultra rare’ puffy Doritos chip is given $20,000 by the company after listing the snack on eBay and sparking a bidding war Gold Coast teen has been given $20k from Doritos for discovery of rare chip Doritos rewarded the teenage girl for her ‘bold entrepreneurship’ and ‘ingenuity’  Rylee Stuart listed … Read more

eBay Australia launches a huge sale on Dyson, Apple AirPods, Nespresso, Samsung and SodaStream

eBay launches a massive EOFY sale on the latest must-have gadgets – with prices slashed on Dyson hairdryers, Apple AirPods, coffee machines and air fryers eBay Australia has launched a huge sale on popular big ticket items and gadgets For a fraction of the price, shoppers can expect huge savings on big ticket items  Big … Read more

Manchester City kit man puts £40,000 Range Rover on eBay just days after winning it in raffle

Manchester City kit man puts Sergio Aguero’s £40,000 Range Rover on eBay just DAYS after winning it in a raffle arranged by striker as a farewell gift Sergio Aguero organised a raffle before leaving Manchester City last season  One of the kit men, Ally Marland, won a 2016 Range Rover Evoque   He embraced the legendary … Read more

Manchester City kit man puts £40,000 Range Rover on eBay just days after winning it in raffle

Manchester City kit man puts Sergio Aguero’s £40,000 Range Rover on eBay just days after winning it in a raffle arranged by striker as a farewell gift, with 5 per cent of the sale being donated to a children’s hospice Sergio Aguero organised a raffle before leaving Manchester City last season  One of the kit … Read more

Chatty office worker dubbed ‘Tracey Trap’ has unfair dismissal claim thrown out

An office worker who was so talkative she was called the ‘Tracey Trap’ by coworkers, who complained they couldn’t ‘break away’ from her conversations, has seen her unfair dismissal claim thrown out. Tracey Bodman resigned from AA-Wargames, a company based in Westbury, Wiltshire, after she was given a warning by her bosses for her slow … Read more