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Facebook is looking for more ways to monetise its platform with a new feature that allows merchants to sell items directly from live streams. This likely ties in with the company's increased push on video, with the arrival of Facebook Watch - a way to to share videos and to encourage people to watch each other's favourite videos as well as new clips. Now, the pieces are coming together as Facebook Watch is set to be infiltrated by infomercials.

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Christmas is one of the biggest times for retail in Austrlaia, with billions of dollars expected to be spent on gifts. But while there are lots of sales on, is there a place for used goods on your Christmas shopping list? Some research suggests many of us would be happy with a high quality or unique second hand item rather than a lower quality brand new item.

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Christmas shopping time is upon us, which means we're all probably buying a lot more than we typically do. When you're shopping online, online reviews can be a great tool in figuring out whether that present you're about to buy is going to be a winner or a dud. That said, these days there are loads of fake and paid reviews out there that muddy the waters a bit when it comes to getting reliable information about an item you're shopping for.

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This time of year is extremely busy and stressful for many of us. As well as the filling of calendars with social events and once-a-year catchups with people we've neglected all year, there are lots of sales that compete for our attention as we look for bargains to fill Christmas stockings and the space under the tree. But that stress can lead us to make some poor decisions when it comes to online safety.

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Gym mats are cheaper if you search for 'horse stall mats' instead. Weddings are cheaper if you call it a birthday party. What are some other things that get cheaper when you call it something else? Here are 20 of the best answers from a recent Reddit thread.

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For most, buying a new smartphone is easy — you just get the latest version of whatever it is you've been using. If you're dissatisfied enough, or you don't want the latest Galaxy, Pixel, or iPhone (to name a few), then it's time to go shopping, and you'll have a sea of smartphones to wade through in order to find the perfect one for you.

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Kaufland is part of the world's fourth largest retailer and is bringing its brand of supermarket shopping to Australia. It has set up a new corporate headquarters in Melbourne with plans to launch with six supermarkets around Melbourne with more to follow across the country. Here's what you need to know.

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So I'm at the supermarket, and I glance at the cover of trashy real-life stories magazine That's Life, because I'm always hoping that it will one day feature a headline as spectacular as the classic 'IS YOUR FRUIT SALAD PSYCHIC?'

There's nothing quite that glorious, but there is this: 'Budget Queen: I Feed A Family Of 10 For $120 A Week'. So obviously I had to buy it.

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Costco is continuing to push against the near duopoly in the retail supermarket business by launching their online shopping service. The kickoff will be early next year, when their new $78m warehouse at Kemps Creek in western Sydney is complete. It will be used as a base for distribution of massive packs of toilet paper, huge barrels of pretzels and other bulk-sized items.