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ConsumerTalk with Wendy Knowler

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Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler provides useful insights and tips on how to make the most of your buying power.

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Planning to send/receive Christmas gifts from overseas? You'll want to read this

Planning to send/receive Christmas gifts from overseas? You'll want to read this

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler helps shed light on the rights of consumers when dealing with postal services for Xmas prezzies.

At own risk! What you need to know before signing that disclaimer

At own risk! What you need to know before signing that disclaimer

Consumer guru Wendy Knowler and attorney Trudie Broekmann explore how consumers can protect themselves against unfair indemnities.

Freedom Bakery faces heat over food fraud allegations

Freedom Bakery faces heat over food fraud allegations

It's alleged the Cape Town-based bakery is passing of its products as ‘sugar-free’ and ‘gluten-free’ - when in fact they are not.

ConsumerTalk: DStv says it has heard your complaints about too many show repeats

ConsumerTalk: DStv says it has heard your complaints about too many show repeats

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler speaks to Multichoice CEO Mark Rayner about DStvs changes made in response to complaints.

Why consumers need to wake up to plastic waste (and start recycling)

Why consumers need to wake up to plastic waste (and start recycling)

Consumer journo Wendy Knowler says consumers need to put an end to the current 'make-use-dispose' culture in terms of plastic use.

ConsumerTalk: Loyalty is expensive

ConsumerTalk: Loyalty is expensive

Wendy Knowler explains 3 ways you could be overpaying this month on things like insurance premiums.

Want to get out of your gym contract? Here's why it will probably cost you

Want to get out of your gym contract? Here's why it will probably cost you

The gym and fitness sector is one of the top three industries in South Africa that consumers complain about the most.

You're probably reading expiry dates wrong (and wasting food in the process)

You're probably reading expiry dates wrong (and wasting food in the process)

Best-before dates do not mean that food is unsafe to eat and there's a big difference between 'best-bore' and 'sell-by' dates.

Stores might take your unwanted gift back, but the law doesn't obligate them to

Stores might take your unwanted gift back, but the law doesn't obligate them to

If you want to take something back to a retailer and it is not defective, you are not legally entitled to a refund or exhange.