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Last Chance For Australian Government And Consumers To Stop Foreign Multinational Owning The Word ‘ugg’

Last Chance For Australian Government And Consumers To Stop Foreign Multinational Owning The Word ‘ugg’

Consumer network One Big Switch is supporting a last-ditch effort by a western Sydney ugg boot maker to stop a billion-dollar US company from claiming ownership of the word ‘ugg’. Eddie Oygur and his lawyers, including former independent politician Nick Xenophon, have asked the federal government to join and fund a US Supreme Court appeal in coming weeks. The appeal is Mr Oygur’s last cha... read more>
Have things really never been better?

Have things really never been better?

This week IPSOS, a French social and market research company, published the results of its annual Global Trends survey. It shows Ireland is one of the most forward-looking countries in the world and one with the lowest level of nostalgia for a better bygone age. But is this really how consumers and householders see their lives? When asked to agree or disagree with the statement: “I would lik... read more>
Healthcare in a post pandemic world

Healthcare in a post pandemic world

Our attitudes to healthcare have changed enormously since the pandemic began. New studies by McKinsey and PWC have shown how attitudes are shifting in relation to medical technology, remote delivery, and new ways of interacting with healthcare providers. The pandemic demonstrated how much we look to new technology, whether it be mRNA vaccines or healthcare apps and IT to administer our inter... read more>
SCOTS HAVE BEEN GOING COLD OUT OF FEAR OF HUGE ENERGY BILLS

SCOTS HAVE BEEN GOING COLD OUT OF FEAR OF HUGE ENERGY BILLS

In our latest findings from our Big Energy Switch poll, we have found that many Scots went cold this past winter out of fear of incurring huge energy bills. A poll of the first 13,000 households to join the Big Energy Switch campaign reveals that: 3 in 4 Scots are making lifestyle sacrifices to afford their energy bills, and Of that group, nearly half are sacrificing their heating to a... read more>
MEDIA RELEASE: OVER 3500 SCOTS CONSUMERS JOIN THE BIG ENERGY SWITCH IN FIRST 3 DAYS OF CAMPAIGN

MEDIA RELEASE: OVER 3500 SCOTS CONSUMERS JOIN THE BIG ENERGY SWITCH IN FIRST 3 DAYS OF CAMPAIGN

3,600 consumers have joined the Big Energy Switch Scotland in the first 3 days of the campaign, a huge show of community support for the Scotland-wide people power campaign. The Big Energy Switch is looking to recruit twenty thousands consumers to help unlock group discounted electrictiy and gas in Scotland. The campaign will run for 4 weeks, with the collective power of the One Big Switc... read more>