Waitrose's trial of packaging-free products in one of its stores is welcome news, but its just the start of what supermarkets should be doing to address the climate and ecological crises.
Food waste could be worse than plastic when it comes to harming the environment.
Online distractions come at a considerable cost when you're out for groceries.
Supermarkets have been hit by multiple disruptions in the past couple of decades and they are struggling to survive.
Sainsbury's faces tough times ahead following the blocking of its merger with Asda.
Supermarkets and farms have acted to ensure they discard fewer "ugly" and "wonky" fruit and vegetables. However, the bulk of the problem lies with households.
Dairy farmers' incomes are dependent on so much more than the retail price of fresh milk.
In the UK the equivalent of four million Christmas dinners are wasted every year.
From LGBTQI rights to racial justice, companies are embracing the social issues that matter to their consumers. And, of course, that makes sense.
Calls to boycott supermarket-branded milk are misguided; and a royal commission into treatment of dairy farmers would be money wasted.
There is something deeply irrational about the food waste movement.
It seems like a simple case of too much sun or snow wrecking crops. But is it?
Providing thicker plastic bags for free is worse than pointless. It encourages the same wasteful habits, but with more damaging material.
Meet the 'Yeah-buts' - those who know plastic is bad for the environment, but can't get behind the bag ban because it affects their own convenience. This mindset can stall the best-laid green plans.
Social supermarkets help those struggling from food poverty – but they mask our broken food system.
The strong reaction to plastic bag bans is because consumers feel supermarkets violated an unspoken agreement.
Several large retailers and supermarkets have announced they are going to downsize to smaller stores.
What kind of 'swiper' are you? A typology of people who steal from supermarkets at self-service checkouts.
Facing stiff competition, the obvious solution is for Sainsbury's and Asda to grow their customer base and revenues, while cutting their margins, through a merger.
A short history of Easter egg economics.