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The Victorian government has a new proposal to ban plastic bags. What is it missing? suvajit/pixabay

Victoria’s plastic bag ban: a good start, but we can do more

Victoria's proposed ban on single-use plastic bags is a step forward, but what about all the other unnecessary packaging? A truly effective waste policy should offer a comprehensive plan for packaging.
Click and collect provides an immediacy that traditional home delivery usually can’t match, particularly in Australia where delivery times have traditionally been slow relative to international standards. Stephanie Flack/AAP

Why retailers want you to ‘click and collect’

Retailers are starting to realise the benefit of combining online and in-store shopping. And by encouraging you to click first and collect later, these businesses are saving on a number of costs.
Selling these new bags at 15 cents each, effectively creates another revenue stream with nearly A$71 million in gross profit. Paul Miller/AAP

Getting rid of plastic bags: a windfall for supermarkets but it won’t do much for the environment

Moves by major to supermarkets to only offer plastic bags for a charge could make these businesses more than a million dollars a year, but it may only have a small impact on the environment.
A prototype Amazon delivery drone. Amazon.com

Delivery drones: swooping down to prey on our self-control

Amazon.com and others are eager to fill the skies with drones delivering packages at all hours. Convenient, yes, but it could transform – and not in a good way – our ability to make informed choices.
The research looked at the price setting in a number of petrol retailers in Perth over five years. Julian Smith/AAP

New research shows how petrol retailers pushed prices up in Perth

New analysis of the behaviour of petrol retailers in Perth over a period of five years shows how tacit collusion caused prices to increase by up to 50%.
Is Black Friday already a relic? Reuters

Is Black Friday a thing of the past?

'Christmas creep' is pushing the holiday shopping season earlier and earlier. Has Black Friday – its traditional start – lost its luster?

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