Spanish uneasy over the first unregulated sales season

For the first time, the sales season in Spain is unregulated, and Spaniards are uneasily eyeing the prospect of, gasp! shops starting their sales when they want to. You see, since time immemorial, sales in Spanish shops have been limited to a strict timespan established annually by the government. But this year… shops can set their own sales, in accordance to consumer whims. Local newspaper Ideal.es tells us of the unease of consumers in Granada, Continue reading Spanish uneasy over the first unregulated sales season

How to get off telemarketers lists

What prompted this little rant was after Telefonica’s telemarketers rang me no fewer than 30 times in two days. When they rang me at 10pm on a Friday night, I snapped and called back. I am now on their “do not call” list. Want to find out how I did it? Two steps: First, ring back the company that’s calling you, on the number they called you.