Woolworths, along with other big grocery retailers, is backing away from smaller convenience stores.
Some of the bigger grocery retailers are moving away from convenience stores because of increased costs, difficulties reading the market and cannibalisation.
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The time may be ripe for a South African raid on the UK's discounted high street.
It looks cheap, but unit pricing gives the true picture.
It turns out unit pricing really is a handy tool to save money, so why are we still not using it?
Shoppers have had it with supermarket science and instead are embracing more holistic styles of eating.
We want products that last, it's up to manufacturers to provide us with the information we need to buy them.
This has gotta be the deal of the century!
EPA/ERIK S. LESSER
You're no mug right? Think again. We all get fooled by anchoring, and probably use it ourselves as well.
Hitting the buffers.
When a High Street stalwart falls by the wayside, don't rush to mourn the slow death of town centre shopping.
A speck of gold from a mine in Liberia, Africa.
Shopping for a gold ring? New guidelines seek to be the rough equivalent of Fair Trade for small-scale gold mining.
Everyone has experienced it. Striding along in a purposeful hurry, your progress is thwarted by a slow-moving pedestrian, dawdling along the pavement. Perhaps they’re talking into their mobile phone, looking…
Poundland: now a staple of the British high street.
The unstoppable spread of budget stores is an emotive topic, but they can bring fresh life to town centres
‘Too much Call of Duty, not enough shopping’.
Is the shopping experience the next for a technological overhaul with virtual reality?
Poundland sold well over a billion items last year.
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Discount stores thrive on their ability to attract the shoppers who want to shop there – not just the ones who need to.
Architects should experiment with cues that encourage potential thieves to make unconscious decisions not to steal.
Research suggests Asians are more driven to find bargains, whatever the cost.
Research shows that Asians are more inclined than Westerners to spend too long searching online for the best deals.
Santana Row, located in San Jose, California, is one of many Lifestyle Centers cropping up around the country. Parading themselves as a Main Street from a bygone era, these new retail centers hope to recreate what was lost in the rush to cover America with large malls from the 1950s through the 1990s.
Meet the indoor shopping mall's hipper, “New Urbanist” cousin.
Apple is considered a leader in designing “experience” stores. Some of their retail outlets in Manhattan have become tourist destinations.
Department stores and other brick-and-mortar retailers registered another lackluster holiday shopping season, while online sales have remained upbeat since Cyber Monday. As more consumers spend a larger…
“In a dance as old as time”: Bristol shoppers get ready for some 1950s bargains.
Christmas is never plain sailing. It’s tough on consumers trying to work out how much food to buy and how to get their hands on the latest must-have toy for children, and it’s tough for retailers trying…
Do online shop staff do online shopping while at work in their online shopping warehouse?
On Friday we witnessed images reminiscent of the London Riots from a few years ago. People with a crazed look in their eyes descended on shopping malls to plunder their contents. They fought with others…
A Wal-Mart employee puts a bow on a discounted television ahead of Black Friday in Los Angeles.
The manic nature of Black Friday has often led shoppers to engage in fistfights and other misbehavior in their desperation to snatch up the last ultra-discounted television, computer or pair of pants…
Black in the UK. Signs of change.
The US has been accused of inflicting their commercialised version of Halloween on us, and now we have the horror of the Black Friday “celebrations” in our calendar as well. In the US, this is the day…