A Place in the Sun: ‘Oh come on!’ Jasmine Harman GOBSMACKED after buyer’s demand

A Place in the Sun saw Jasmine Harman taking on a brand new couple this evening in the form of Steve and Sandra. The couple were looking for a permanent home to live in after they retire in the coming years. Although with this in mind, the couple were very particular about what they wanted […]

Amateur buyers of fine Burgundy fear a speculative bubble

EVERY YEAR Berry Bros & Rudd, Britain’s oldest wine merchant, issues a pocket-sized price list. Reading old copies makes amateurs of quality quaff want to time-travel. In 1909 a case of 12 bottles of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti 1891, Burgundy’s most famous Grand Cru, cost 180 shillings (about £1,000, or $ 1,300, in today’s money). […]

Washington will be the fifth state to ban assault riles for buyers under 21 after gun violence killed 14,577 people in 2018

Elaine Thompson/AP Washington state has now banned anyone under 21 from buying a semi-automatic assault rifle, effective Wednesday. The new measures come as 14,577 were killed from gun-related violence in the US in 2018, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive. A spokesperson at the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility called the new law […]

‘Fallout 76’ Power Armor Edition buyers will get their canvas bags

Among all of its other issues since launch, some of the most dedicated Fallout fans ran into a surprising issue with their $ 200 “Power Armor Edition” box for Fallout 76. Despite promo materials that promised a “West Tek Canvas Carrying Bag” for the included wearable T-51 helmet, what arrived was a much more cheaply-built […]

The three types of Amazon buyers — and how other e-tailers can lure them away (AMZN)

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That’s the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant’s expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly why and how customers are buying on Amazon — and which aspects of the Amazon shopping experience […]

More Bad News for Passenger Car Buyers

Flat new vehicle sales and an industry that’s far more interested in making crossover lovers’ dreams come true add up to a poor environment for a traditional new car buyer. We’ve already told you how high demand for a shrinking supply of off-lease sedans and hatchbacks has sent used car prices through the roof compared […]

Some Dealers Irked by GM Extended Warranty Offer, Many Buyers Might Not Be

Usually, talk of an extended warranty is waved off as a money-making scam by thrifty buyers in the final moments of a sale. And, usually, it’s the dealer offering the coverage. The buyer sees their total amount owing skyrocket on the finance manager’s computer and quickly signs for the agreed-upon amount, thankful to have escaped […]