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Space age is over for supermarkets

SHOPPERS ARE turning away from megastores towards convenience. Combines with growing urban populations and stricter regulations on emissions this will test supply chain logistics to the max.                           British supermarkets have traditionally been addicted to space. But, as Goldman Sachs reports in its…
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What’s on the menu? Provenance and price increases

WHEN THERE’S a food price spike it’s often played down as a flash in the pan. That’s what happened in 2008. But then there was another spike in 2010 and it’s happening again now. Or is it?   In January, Waitrose’s managing director, Mark Price, warned that price increases in some commodities will be “massive”. After…
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