OzBargain Zeitgeist 2017 : Top Stores, Deals and Comments

neil on 02/08/2018 at 3:48 pm, filed under OzBargain, Stats

2017’s biggest mover was Gearbest, moving up 54 places to the #1 spot in terms of both popular deals and the amount of deals. It’s not just OzBargain but around the world other bargain sites are also filled with Gearbest deals in a play to dominate the global small electronics/gadget market. Their competitors, Banggood,  Zapals […]

OzBargain Zeitgeist 2016 : Top Stores, Deals and Comments

neil on 10/04/2017 at 9:00 am, filed under OzBargain

Last year, we reported our amazement on Dick Smith, our most popular store, going into administration. Kogan bought Dick Smith’s website in early 2016 which resulted in 63 front page deals for the year, down 19 places from the #1 spot last year. Unfortunately, Masters suffered the same fate but still managed to place 11th with 129 front page deals. We […]

Is HelloFresh Worth the Money?

neil on 18/01/2017 at 2:14 pm, filed under OzBargain

After getting bombarded by referral SPAM not only on OzBargain but in my own letterbox, a good deal was finally posted for HelloFresh.  The company describes their service as nutritionally balanced recipes based on seasonal farm fresh ingredients delivered every week to your front door. Once a week, the company delivers you a box full of fresh […]

OzBargain Memes

neil on 01/12/2016 at 12:17 pm, filed under Competition, OzBargain

There have been many OzBargain memes over the past ten years so we thought we’d run a meme comp. Got a favourite? The following are member submitted memes (linked back to the member’s comment):          

Australia’s Largest Bargain Community Turns 10 as it Hosts a 48 Hour Shopping Event

neil on 21/11/2016 at 7:00 am, filed under OzBargain

PRESS RELEASE OzBargain, Australia’s largest bargain website, is celebrating their 10th birthday from November 21 to November 23. To celebrate this significant milestone, they will be hosting a once in a decade shopping event. “We decided that we should have a 48-hour sale event as a “thank you” for both our community members and valued […]

Investing in OzBargain’s Top 10 Most Popular Retailers

neil on 22/02/2016 at 11:38 pm, filed under OzBargain

While there are numerous ways to invest your money in the stockmarket, perhaps you can try the OzBargain method.  We took the top 10 most popular OzBargain stores and measured how well you would do with a 1 year investment. The two standouts are Dick Smith for completely collapsing which resulted in an 83% negative […]

OzBargain Zeitgeist 2015 : Top stores, deals and comments

neil on 25/01/2016 at 12:21 pm, filed under OzBargain

It’s a remarkable feat to have a retailer that is #1 in both front page deals and overall deals posted to suddenly go into voluntary administration but that’s just what happened to Dick Smith. Since we started collecting stats, Dick Smith has  either been #1 or #2 in the number of deals posted. As of […]

You Can Use Dan Murphy’s Gift Cards at Woolworths

neil on 22/09/2015 at 4:48 pm, filed under OzBargain

Recently, there was an American Express cashback deal, where for every $100 spent at Dan Murphy’s, AMEX would give you a $15 credit. These cashback deals are a great way to buy gift cards but what’s the point of buying a Dan Murphy’s gift card? The answer is, despite saying it is a Dan Murphy’s […]

Our 2 Most Viral Facebook Photos

neil on 31/08/2015 at 3:43 pm, filed under OzBargain

Facebook can be a bit of a mystery sometimes. You can post the most insightful and intelligent photos or posts on the social platform but receive very little interest. However, post a funny photo and it goes viral. Strangely enough, the two most viral photos from our Facebook page are both EB Games related.   […]

Geotargeting: How Your IP Address Can Cost You Double The Price

neil on 19/08/2015 at 12:00 pm, filed under OzBargain

As you may know, OzBargain has a sister site for New Zealand called ChoiceCheapies. As the site is still fairly young, I read the local newspapers to see if I can find any deals worth posting to the site. Last night I spotted this ad in The Dominion Post: However, when I went to KiwiRail’s […]

ToiletPaperGate 2015

neil on 12/05/2015 at 2:50 pm, filed under OzBargain

Woolworths sometimes offers coupon codes to use to obtain discounts on their website. The best ways of using these codes is to stack them with other codes. Quilton Toilet Paper was on sale at the last week of April. By utilizing a number of different coupon codes together, users were able to get it down […]

How to get the cheapest Netflix plans: Netflix prices by region

neil on 02/04/2015 at 1:18 pm, filed under OzBargain

With the long Easter weekend coming up, this is a chance for many Australians to trial out Netflix. The movie streaming service recently launched in Australia to much fanfare.  However, while the Australian prices for Netflix are reasonable, they are not as good as other Netflix regions. For years, Australians have been accessing Netflix via […]

OzBargain Zeitgeist 2014 : Top stores, deals and comments

neil on 16/01/2015 at 1:17 pm, filed under OzBargain, Stats

After three years at the top of the list, iTunes store deals have finally been dethroned falling to 4th place. As Android & Windows phones increased their market share, Apple deals have slowly fallen.  Android deals from Google Play deals rose 28 places to take the 15th position on the chart. Amazon Australia experienced the […]

Chromecast Launches in Australia: Price Comparison

neil on 28/05/2014 at 3:11 pm, filed under OzBargain

Chromecast is a digital media player developed by Google. The device, a 2.83-inch (72 mm) HDMI dongle, plays audio/video content on a high-definition television by directly streaming it via Wi-Fi from the Internet or a local network. (Wikipedia). It was officially launched today in Australia. Earlier this month, Dick Smith erroneously put the Chromecast up […]

April Fools: OzBargain acquired and changed to CatchBargain

scotty on 01/04/2014 at 9:04 am, filed under OzBargain

tl;dr — OzBargain has been acquired by Catch of The Day. We will change our name to CatchBargain and all staff will move into The Catch Group’s Melbourne office. This is a re-post of the announcement on OzBargain. The Story OzBargain is currently in its 8th year of operation. Started as a little humble blog […]