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TECH 09 Dec 2015 | 1:00 AM Premium

A hard sell? Companies struggle to promote green consumption

Eat misshapen veg, wash clothes in cold water, drive more slowly and recycle? It is perhaps no surprise that companies say persuading consumers to go green is a big challenge.

TECH 01 Jul 2014 | 3:11 PM Premium

Food makers feel their way towards online future

Grocery manufacturers are struggling to adapt to the online world and need to invest in smarter packaging, presentation and supply chains to reap the long term benefits.

TECH 09 Jul 2014 | 3:31 PM Premium

Retailers swallow online food cost to lock in shoppers

Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations, in the hope they can persuade consumers to add more profitable items like clothes and computers to their orders of fruit and vegetables.

Technology 28 Aug 2015 | 4:04 PM Premium

Days numbered for barcodes as shoppers demand more data

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 are scanned five billion times a day.

TECH 20 Jun 2014 | 2:31 PM Premium

Your days are numbered, top online entrepreneur tells retailers

The founder of Rocket Internet, the German venture capital company behind dozens of online start-ups, warned the retail industry on Thursday that e-commerce and smartphones would mean there will be little future for stores in emerging markets.