What drives you mad about going to the shops?

Dec 01, 2023, 11:06 PM

What drives you mad about going to the supermarket?

Is it self-service tills, scanning receipts to get out, loyalty scheme dual pricing, or prices being hiked well above inflation?

Many of us want to support bricks and mortar retail, but there are times when shops seem to mainly be involved in testing our patience.

In a week in which the competition watchdog fired a broadside at the consumer brands giants for pushing up prices, a practice dubbed ‘greedflation’ and sounded a warning to Tesco and Sainsbury’s over Clubcard and Nectar Prices, the This is Money podcast team head down the shops.

Georgie Frost, Lee Boyce and Simon Lambert discuss what’s good, what’s bad and what really gets their goat.

Plus, will a new online fraud charter make any difference?

The team discuss investing legend Charlie Munger and financial crisis Chancellor Alistair Darling, who both died this week.

And finally, what makes a house price hotspot – we look at the UK’s top 30 this year.