Saturday, October 19, 2019
It may be the beginning of October but many retailers are already in the Christmas spirit. Unsurprisingly many shoppers took to twitter to air their views one some of the ridiculously early displays.

Friday Fun One: Christmas displays in October

It may be the beginning of October but many retailers have already put up their Christmas displays - leaving many far from happy.
Police were called to Scottish IKEA after thousands were reported to descend upon the store for a huge game of hide and seek.

Friday Fun One: Police crash hide & seek party at Scottish Ikea

Police were called to Scottish Ikea after thousands were reported to descend upon the store for a huge game of hide and seek.
pimty tare

Friday Fun One: B&M’s “It’s Pimty Tare!” sign

A "Party Time" birthday banner from B&M recently went viral on social media after it was misspelled as "Pimty Tare" instead.
Asos Tinder

Friday Fun One: Asos steps in to help woman outfit-shamed on Tinder

Asos had the best response after a man randomly shamed a Thea Lauryn Chippendale for wearing one if its dresses on Tinder.
Little Willies

Friday Fun One: Twitter’s reaction to Tesco’s “Little Willies”

British shoppers have noticed Tesco and Waitrose selling "Little Willies", a suggestively named vegetarian sausage range. And of course, these shoppers have taken to Twitter...
#JoinTheAU

Friday Fun One: Budgy Smuggler’s #JoinTheAU campaign

With the UK's future in the EU now hanging in the balance, it doesn't have to be all doom and gloom. Earlier this week, Australian...
Ikea kama sutra

Friday Fun One: Ikea’s kama sutra guide

Yep, Ikea went there.
Poundland Soames

Friday Fun One: Poundland hits back at Nicholas Soames MP on Twitter

One thing you don't ever want to do is attract the ire of Poundland's social media team.
drag queen empty hand

Friday Fun One: Drag queen’s empty hand for missing delivery “evidence”

Iris Pompeii ordered a pair of clip-on earrings for £1.54 from Chinese online retailer AliExpress, but the never arrived.

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