Category: Retail

Beware of New ATM Charges from January

From the 1st of January, 2016, new legislation comes into force which is aimed at stopping banks from double charging clients for using ATM machines. The new rules mean that the ATM owner may...

Calls to Ban Sexist Advert Campaign

A women’s group from a trade union in Alicante has demanded the immediate withdrawal of an advertising campaign for a shopping centre which has adorned the back of buses in the city. The posters...

Drug Recall Notice – Euritox 88

The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS), has issued a recall notice for a range of drugs manufactured by Merck SA. The drug, Levothyroxine Sodium, is marketed under the brand name Euritox...

Resistant Tomato Crops Promised

Scientists at the University Miguel Hernandez have created a genetically modified tomato which they say is immune to three viruses commonly affecting crops across the Vega Baja. My planting these scientifically tweaked varieties in...

New Media Markt in Finestrat

Electrical retailer Media Markt opens the doors to its 75 shop in Spain on Thursday, located at the La Marina shopping centre in Finestrat near Benidorm. Much like their other stores around the area,...

Drug Withdrawal Notice

A consumer action group has advised that a liquid Ibuprofen medication has been withdrawn. The Kern Pharma 40 mg/ml bottles, in 150 ml size, bearing the lot H05, have been withdrawn due to quality...

Valencia in top 3 of Christmas spending

The population of Valencia will be spending an extra 490 euro this Christmas, while in the whole of Spain this figure averages at 455 euro, 59 euro less than in 2012, according to an...

DINNER AND FILM AT HABANERAS

The Habanera shopping centre is planning to welcome the summer by offering a great night out for a bargain price, with dinner and a film for just 10 euro.
In collaboration with the IMF Cinema, where many films are available in English through headphon…

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