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Lidl tempts green shoppers with Christmas jumper loan scheme
NSPCC to receive profits from £2-a-day service that aims to avoid environmental cost of fast fashion

Amelia Hill

23, Nov, 2023 @1:59 PM

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Supermarkets are ditching self-checkouts in a sign that we can push back against the technofuturist tide | Van Badham
The kiosks have saved corporate chains money on retail wages – but come at a price for our shared sense of community

Van Badham

22, Nov, 2023 @11:13 PM

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Middle-aisle mayhem: how Aldi and Lidl changed British shoppers
Air fryers, skiwear, hot tubs, kayaks – you never know what you’ll find in the discount supermarkets. But you can be sure the keenly priced, limited-time-only products will lead to a scrum

Sirin Kale

21, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Co-op and Aldi champagnes beat Veuve Clicquot in Which? taste test
Top-scoring supermarket fizz costs less than half of the price of its prestigious competitor

Zoe Wood

18, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Fall in retail sales in Great Britain signals high street recession
Volumes drop 2.7% year on year in October as high interest rates and poor weather drive away shoppers

Phillip Inman and Graeme Wearden

17, Nov, 2023 @10:05 AM

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Australian supermarket vanilla ice-cream taste test: the best tub is from Aldi (so is the worst)
From velvety specimens to ‘watery’ experiences, Nicholas Jordan has the inside scoop on ice-cream tubs – the good, the bad, and the simply vanilla

Nicholas Jordan

16, Nov, 2023 @7:30 PM

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I long to destroy self-checkout machines – and at last, there’s a glimmer of hope | Coco Khan
Supermarket chain Booths is getting rid of self-service tills. Perhaps my one-woman boycott is finally paying off, says writer Coco Khan

Coco Khan

14, Nov, 2023 @4:02 PM

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‘They rile me’: views on the pros and cons of UK supermarket self-checkouts
As Booths returns to fully-staffed tills at many of its stores, shoppers with varying opinions have their say

Rachel Obordo

14, Nov, 2023 @1:04 PM

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Unexpected human at the till: cashiers are making a comeback | Yvonne Roberts
Machinery is rendering shopping into a soulless, isolating experience, but at last one supermarket is bucking the trend

Yvonne Roberts

12, Nov, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Premature death of 80m chickens raises concerns over UK’s fast-growing breeds
Welfare groups urge swap to slow-growing birds in face of record deaths last year

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

11, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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UK shoppers: how do you feel about self-checkouts?
We want to hear from people in the UK after supermarket chain Booths announced it will remove self-checkouts from most of its stores

Guardian community team

10, Nov, 2023 @6:24 PM

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Booths supermarkets to ditch self-checkouts in north of England stores
Supermarket chain to remove self-checkouts from all but two of its stores, saying ‘we’re not great fans’

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

10, Nov, 2023 @1:51 PM

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