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Emma Thomasson August 31, 2015 The Age Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode — the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and...

Just as we promised last week, here are the key headlines from our presentation at the AACS conference: Discounters have virtually doubled their market share in the UK over the last 5 years based on a number of factors: There...

Around the world many people are always looking at various ways to make their lives more convenient when shopping. Globally, 51% of shoppers are looking for increased convenience. Click here to see how this differs from your country Are Spain...

NACS Online August 19, 2015 After nearly five years of experimenting with the concept, Starbucks is ready to move full steam ahead with its Evenings menu. ​SEATTLE – Starbucks is accelerating its push into the evening daypart with this week...

CLAIRE HEANEY AUGUST 19, 2015 HERALD SUN CUSTOMERS have become so used to substandard service that basic improvements could deliver scores of loyal supporters, spreading the good word about a business, according to an international expert. New York-based Peter Shankman,...

August 19, 2015, CSNews Eighteen vehicles are available at Washington, D.C., stores. WASHINGTON, D.C. — 7-Eleven Inc. reached an agreement with Zipcar to bring the car sharing network to convenience stores in the metropolitan area here. The pact calls for...

Stephanie Strom August 21, 2015 The Age Coca-Cola says it will begin disclosing its investments in scientific research and advocacy about the impact sugary soft drinks have on public health. In an opinion article published online in The Wall Street...

AUGUST 21, 2015 News.com.au TREASURY has confirmed it has done no modelling on the economic impact of applying the GST to overseas online purchases under $1000. It comes as state treasurers prepare to meet in Canberra today, where they are...

August 20, 2015 CSNews Its newest Georgia location boasts the feature. The Parker Cos.’ first drive-thru store opened in Statesboro, Ga. in June 2014. SAVANNAH, Ga. — Traditionally a must-have feature of fast-food chains, Parker’s is finding out that drive-thru...

REBECCA URBAN AUGUST 24, 2015 THE AUSTRALIAN A Victorian doctor is calling for an end to confusing and contradictory laws restricting the use of electronic cigarettes, arguing that they have the potential to save the lives of smokers struggling to...

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