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Saving the high street: 10 quickfire solutions for the UK and beyond The exodus of big retailers doesn’t mean the end of the high street. Quite the opposite. Here are 10 ways to hasten the revival Economics Society
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Circular economy: Ikea has pledged to buy back customers’ old furniture Delayed because of the pandemic, Ikea’s ‘buy back’ scheme is set to launch in the UK at the end of lockdown Economics Environment Good Business
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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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