For people who feel lonely, a trip to the supermarket could help – if only the store provided opportunities to chat at the checkout. A Dutch chain has done just that, and customers and staff love it.
Rishi Sunak is proposing to introduce voluntary caps for staples like milk and bread.
People in rural areas have less access to supermarkets in general. When it comes to online grocery shopping, just over 11% of those have no choice at all.
Change and communication across the food supply chain will help stop prices from rising further.
Food supply chain discounts are causing issues for UK producers and processors.
Excessive donation requests can end up triggering donor fatigue or inspiring accusations of ‘social washing’.
Research shows what happens when people are forced to swap their favourite shops.
Selling misshapen, bruised fruit and vegetables that are not a standard size requires a supply chain rethink, according to research.
The ‘last kilometre’ between the supermarket and your home remains the most costly and complicated leg of the grocery supply chain.
UK supermarket chains have dropped the use of “best before” date labels to reduce the amount of food being thrown out when it’s still perfectly edible. It’s just as big a problem in Australia.
How to spot the changes made to goods and services as a result of rising costs.
Looking to save money on your grocery bill but not sure about home-brand food? It’s actually a healthy option, with a few exceptions.
A comparison of 42 urban areas in New Zealand with 500 towns and cities in the US shows how much better local urban design has to be if we’re serious about reducing reliance on cars.
British households waste nearly 32% of all purchased food items per year.
As Coles and Woolworth turn to UberEats and DoorDash for fast deliveries, supermarket workers feel ‘the gig economy is getting closer’.
It’s surprisingly difficult for most to make a profit.
Economists shape the world in many ways, but some of their conclusions are counter-intuitive to say the least.
In three different experiments, plant-based meal sales rose when there were more menu options.
New Zealand’s supermarket industry has come under fire for high food prices and lack of competition. Is it time to consider treating the supermarket industry like water and power utilities?
Fast grocery delivery services are expanding quickly, but their long-term survival is being questioned.