Sunday February 23, 2020

'Tis the season to be loyal

Two in five Irish people intend to make greater use of loyalty cards this Christmas, so how can you get the best value from them, asks Emma Kennedy.

18th December, 2011
Customers should use retailers' loyalty programmes to save money this Christmas Photo: Getty

If you are doing a bumper supermarket run in the week ahead to stock up on brandy butter, Brussels sprouts and other festive must-haves, make the most of loyalty programmes from retailers to shave a few euro off your shopping bill.

Deloitte's 2011 Christmas spending survey revealed that a typical Irish household would spend €258 on additional food over the festive season, down just over 5 per cent on 2010. Almost two in five Irish...

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