Banning single-use plastic bags makes sense, as long as it doesn't usher in behaviours that are just as bad, or worse – like over-using heavier bags made of even more plastic.
Watch out for booming burger prices in barbecue season.
Amazon paid a premium to snap up the upscale grocery chain, so we asked an economist to help us better understand the deal and what it means.
While retailers, airlines and many other companies are embracing self-service, the numbers show it isn't an easy win.
Waitrose has withdrawn its free coffee offer to loyalty cardholders – but on what grounds?
The upmarket store is reining in expansion but doubling down on value-added for its core clients.
Southern African economies need more organised and sustainable measures to increase the participation of emerging suppliers in supermarket value chains. This will help economic transformation.
Recycling leftovers from supermarkets does not address the roots of food poverty and removes responsibility from the government.
Australian supermarkets businesses have relied on management talent from the UK but perhaps it's time to look elsewhere.
From women in the kitchen to Santa’s huge ego, Christmas ads are still ridden with conservative gender messaging.
Can Iceland (the country) force Iceland (the supermarket) to give up its trademark?
Tesco tries to fend off Unilever's price hikes – and Marmite lovers aren't happy.
Some of the bigger grocery retailers are moving away from convenience stores because of increased costs, difficulties reading the market and cannibalisation.
Shoppers have had it with supermarket science and instead are embracing more holistic styles of eating.
Paying a higher price for milk at the supermarket won't help farmers much as the Australian dairy industry is more exposed to international markets.
Woolworths' move to rebrand its private labels may lead to no points of difference for customers between supermarket products except price, where Aldi is strongest.
Eating more frozen food could help us reduce waste, beat the obesity epidemic and have more money in our pockets – what's not to like.
The big supermarkets, Woolworths and Coles, will need to think of new strategies to compete with new chains such as Aldi which continue to steal market share.
Humans are programmed to chose colourful, symmetrical food. But ugly alternatives are cheap and cut waste.
It's a collosal business. But who gets the most out of 'rewards'? And what if we all used ours at once?