Rapid increases in food prices due to inflation mean many Canadians may be making different food choices. Here are the possible short- and long-term effects of that, and some ways to save money.
The audio version of an in-depth article on how the future of shopping was shaped by its past.
The pandemic changed the way we shop – with many ‘new’ initiatives actually reinventing old ways of doing things.
For conservationists and the government, religion and culture could serve to discourage the overharvesting of bushmeat from the wild
Is there a place for speedy grocery delivery startups in a post-COVID world? That depends on consumer habit.
Etsy’s purchase of Depop shows that eco-conscious fashion could threaten fast fashion retailers.
The COVID-19 pandemic offers small retailers an opportunity to engage customers who are changing their habits.
In October, the Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it would be closing its flagship location in downtown Winnipeg. This closure is reflective of the changing nature of downtown neighbourhoods.
There’s a buzz around sustainability, but consumers still struggle to develop new habits. Here’s how to change that.
History shows the targets of product tampering bounce back, often with sales stronger than before.
Every now and then, Canadians will take a stand against the U.S. by choosing Canadian items over American ones at the grocery store. Unless they cost more – and most often, they do.
The recent Aeroplan survey offended many consumers with questions they felt normalized intolerant views. But consumer research has a long history of learning about customers’ values.
Simply copying and pasting what works without adjusting for local circumstances is very risky.
Fears from retailers that shoppers will curtail purchases is generally unfounded - but not for a few categories.
We want products that last, it’s up to manufacturers to provide us with the information we need to buy them.
Black Friday sales are expected to continue their upward trend thanks to savvy retailers and consumers who can’t resist a bargain.
Almost everyone wants to throw out less food. The good news is that even something as simple as organising your fridge into zones for different food types can stop your bin filling up.
New research shows one in four shoppers misjudge the value of supermarket deals.
Consumers are more likely to choose locally sourced products when shopping, and define “local” as foods from their region…