Thursday, 21 November 2013

Find out what sort of shopper you are - and win!

Do you have a particular shopping style?

Well, according to research carried out by Brunel University, and commissioned by Barclaycard Freedom Rewards, we all fit into one of four different categories.

What's more, the economic climate has had a long-term effect on how we approach our spending and saving.  In recent years we have become much less loyal, preferring to shop around for the best deals rather than sticking to favourite stores.

However, we still use and rely on loyalty and reward cards despite not showing loyalty to one brand over another.  88% of us own at least one loyalty card – I know mine's so stuffed full of them, there isn't actually any room for any cash! 

Research also suggest that rather than spending our points on treats or luxuries for ourselves, many use them to stretch the weekly budget for essentials further.

Craig Evans, Director of Partnerships at Barclaycard, said:

We know that people like to shop around, nearly half of the UK population (42%) shop at more than one supermarket chain to get the best deal. Because of that, we’ve designed the Barclaycard Freedom Rewards credit card with the modern shopper in mind. Like some other rewards cards you get points wherever you shop but as we know the weekly shop and petrol spend takes 30% of average family’s weekly budget, we give double points at any UK petrol station or supermarket. So wherever you shop, you get the best value. 

“We also recently opened the online Freedom Rewards store where people can earn triple points shopping with over 50 favourite brands. Plus, with over 70 redemption partners Freedom Rewards gives you the broadest range of high street brands, big online names and great places to spend time with your family, to choose rewards from.”

Take the short questionnaire and find out which of the four types of shopper you are.


It probably won't surprise you to hear that I've been identified as a 'Bargain Hunter Gatherer'.  According to my profile, I am:

"an expert at collecting the best tools, voucher codes and loyalty cards to make your budget go as far as possible, week in, week out. While the kids are doing their homework, you're doing yours - grabbing the best savings for your family."

I think that's pretty accurate don't you?  I rarely buy anything without comparing the price online.  I always search for a voucher or discount before making a purchase, and use cashback sites to make further savings.
Take the test yourself, and leave me a comment below and I will randomly draw one entrant to win £60 Amazon voucher courtesy of Barclaycard Freedom Rewards.
Complete the rafflecopter below to verify your entry.
a Rafflecopter giveaway

This giveaway is open to UK entrants only.  The winner must provide an email address so the voucher code can be sent to them.  Giveaway closes at 12:00 on Friday 29th November 2013.  Winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries and must respond within 5 days or I reserve the right to re-draw.

Disclosure:  The prize is supplied by Barclaycard Freedom Rewards and I have been compensated for this promotion.

276 comments:

  1. Apparently I am a high street pounder!

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  2. i am a high street pounder......apparently x

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  3. Ok. That's weird. I'm a High Street pounder. That so sounds like a cool name for a burger joint

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  4. I’m a loyal shopper apparently!

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  5. Im a High street Pounder :-/

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  6. im a high street pounder

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  7. A high street pounder apparently!

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  8. Chris J
    Screen saver =8-)

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  9. I'm a high street pounder!

    Ashleigh

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  10. I am a high street pounder.

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  11. I'M A BARGAIN HUNTER GATHERER

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  12. It seems im a screen saver

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  13. I'm a screen saver! Mayra S

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  14. I am a high street pounder.
    gavin
    @gavrc

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  15. High street pounder here :)

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  16. I'm a profit prophet

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  17. I am a High Street Pounder.

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  18. Apparently I'm a screen saver - despite saying I rarely shop online!

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  19. High street pounder!

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  20. I am a High Street Pounder

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  21. I'm a screen saver! LoL :)

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  22. Apparently I'm a High street pounder even though I said I only shopped online. Weird! :/

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  23. I'm a high street pounder apparently

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  24. Screen Saver!

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  25. HIGH STREET POUNDER

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  26. I'm a screen saver, no surprise there :-)

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  27. Bargain Hunter Gatherer :)

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  28. I'm a profit prophet!

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  29. I'm a bargain hunter gatherer too!

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  30. I'm a high street pounder

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  31. Im a bargain hunter gatherer

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  32. I'm a Bargain Hunter Gatherer :)

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  33. I'm a "Bargain Hunter Gatherer"

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  34. I am a high street pounder which just about sums me up!!

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  35. I'm a high street pounder :) x

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  36. High street pounder

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  37. I'm a high street pounder
    @philibaldi

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  38. Screen Saver, must be because were 15 miles from a big supermarket and 7 from the little expensive one

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  39. I am a Bargain Hunter Gatherer.

    X x

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  40. I'm a Profit Prophet which is certainly very fitting for me! @cricrinapoli1

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  41. I am a Screen Saver...but think I need to try harder to be a bargain hunter for 2014!

    Jen xx

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  42. I'm a High Street Pounder! :/

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  43. I'm a Bargain Hunter Gatherer :)

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  44. I'm a screen saver, quite accurate as I do like hunting down bargains and buying online.

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  45. I'm a high street pounder.

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  46. Bargin Hunter Gatherer - me to a T! Esp in the run up to xmas!

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  47. Charlotte Ingham22 November, 2013 14:48

    A screen saver :)

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  48. I'm a Bargain Hunter Gatherer!

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  49. I'm a Profit Prophet
    Rafflecopter - Su Tyler_

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  50. this quiz is all over the internet today; i'm a bargain hunter gatherer

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  51. High street pounder. Not quite right. :/

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  52. It says I'm a high Street Pounder but the description doesn't really match me - I'm more of a Bargain Hunter Gatherer after I read all the descriptions

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  53. I'm a high street pounder

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  54. It says I'm a high street pounder x
    @tjsi1963

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  55. I'm a Profit Prophet - spreadsheets, moi. @TriciaGroom

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  56. I'm a High street pounder!

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  57. I am a Bargain Hunter Gatherer.

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  58. Somehow I am a high street pounder.....when I only shop online!

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  59. I'm a high street pounder. Not that I do much pounding really, the few shops Ruthin has are very close.

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  60. I am a Bargain Hunter Gatherer lol

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  61. Apparently I'm a screen saver, even though I said I never/rarely shop online

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  62. Bargain Hunter Gatherer

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  63. Sherri mse Fordham26 November, 2013 00:36

    Bargain Hunter Gatherer

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  64. im a high street pounder too

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  65. I'm a Profit Prophet - so true!

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  66. HIGH STREET POUNDER is what it says I am

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  67. Apparently I'm a High Street Pounder! Great blog!

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  68. I was a Bargain Hunter Gatherer too! Sounds better than obsessive shopper! x

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  69. bargain hunter gatherer is me

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  70. I'm a High Street Pounder apparently

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  71. Bargain hunter gatherer!

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  72. Im a Bargain Hunter Gatherer! :D

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  73. Im a Bargain Hunter Gatherer!

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  74. A screen saver - no surprise there.

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