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Online Grinch Steels Christmas

For Immediate Release

The owners of have taken the rare and unusual step of issuing a warning about buying from an Australian based online web site which heavily promotes itself in New Zealand.

"The site,, is not delivering on its promises and people should be very wary about handing money over to them," says Factoryshops owner, Peter Barclay. A warning about has now been posted on the Factoryshops website.

"We have had personal experience of goods not being supplied by this company and, coupled with the online reviews of the nzsale operation, we believe people would be wise to think twice because there's every chance they will be disappointed."

Barclay says nzsale constantly emails people, often several times a day with offers, "which might not be a problem for those who have opted in ... if they all received the goods they have ordered," he says, “ but they’re not.”

He strongly recommends that people read the reviews at before making up their minds.

“Unfortunately some people are going to be very disappointed this Christmas.”


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