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World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens A supermarket in Amsterdam now features a dedicated aisle of almost 700 plastic-free, organic products – and there are plans for it to go na... Economics Environment
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Dreaming of an ethical Christmas? 2017 set to be the best year yet for ‘conscious’ seasonal spending UK shoppers are on course to buy more ethically than ever this December, according to new research ... Economics Society
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‘Rip-off’ charges for paying by card to be banned Credit and debit card fees that are added to payments for goods and services will be axed from January, the government has announced... Economics Money
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Digital startup aims to lead a revolution in retail transparency Jessi Baker, founder of blockchain technology platform Provenance, envisions a future where all physical products have digital histories, al... Economics
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Craftivists use sewing skills to demand M&S become a living wage employer Craftivists are putting their needlework skills to the test by sending hand-sewn handkerchiefs to Marks & Spencer board members in a bid to ... Economics Money
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UK’s first ‘share shop’ opens for business A new kind of shop is aiming to transform the future of retail by lending rather than selling items and fostering more meaningful connection... Economics
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