to Amazon on this page include advert links|
UK retailers, from high street department stores and electrical
retailers to catalogue stores. Also price comparison searches for
- Tesco.com - the UK's largest supermarket chain,
offers a selection of books, electrical goods and other items online as well
as grocery home delivery services.
- Asda.co.uk - The UK's
second largest supermarket offers online grocery shopping.
- Sainsburys.co.uk - Home shopping
delivery, electricals and Sainsbury's bank.
- Waitrose.com - John Lewis's
- Ocado.com - this company delivers
Waitrose food and is aimed at shoppers with bigger budgets, such as large
families, as it offers free delivery on large orders.
- Safeway.co.uk - supermarket
chain, includes recipe ideas.
- Iceland.co.uk - Offers home
shopping from their icelandstore.co.uk
- The Co-op's home shopping site.
- Mobile phone page has cheap deals,
mobile retailers and
mobile price comparison links.
- Digital cameras page has digital
camera retailers, price comparisons and reviews.
- MP3 players page has MP3 player
retailers, comparison links and reviews.
- TVs pages lists LCD and plasma TV comparisons
General electrical retailers
Pages containing price comparison searches for specific products and lists of
Other price comparison pages:
UK price comparison websites
lists most major UK comparison sites (including a list of computer
hardware comparison sites) and gas and electricity comparison companies
Financial Comparisons - lists sites offering financial comparisons of
mortgages, credit cards etc.
The Travel page has links to flight,
holiday and hotel comparison sites.
High Street stores
- Woolworths - the high street
electrical, clothing, toys, garden and home furnishings retailer.
- Boots.com - the high street
perfume, beauty and electrical goods retailer.
- Mothercare - baby and infant
clothing and accessories.
B&Q - Large UK DIY superstore
Homebase.co.uk - DIY
superstore offering garden, home decorating, lighting and furnishing
products. Offline over Christmas 2003.
- MFI.co.uk - Kitchen, bathroom and bedroom finishing and accessories.
CDs and DVDs
See the UK mp3 players page for advice on
buying cheap CDs and DVDs.
Online DVD Rentals
See the MP3 Players page for DVD rental
An article from the Guardian on the 25th March 2006 that I thought
Theoretically, you've not just got a one-year manufacturer's warranty with
an electronic item...
Faulty goods? You've still got rights when the guarantee runs out
"Shoppers are being sold short when expensive electrical goods break
down. If a TV or fridge packs up just one day after an initial
one-year guarantee, customers are told they have to pay for the repair - but
the truth is that retailers may be liable for up to six
"[The Sale of Goods Act] says goods must last a reasonable time - and
that can be anything up to six years from the date of purchase"
The newpaper page itself has a table from Which? that suggests that items
such as washing machines and TVs should last upwards of 5
Office of Fair Trading- Consumer Information
- details of your consumer rights, including information on your rights
Consumer Direct - DTI's
portal containing information and advice for online consumers.
Trading Standards Central
consumer protection information maintained by the Trading Standards
Consumer Information category.