Tightened household budgets has prompted a rethink among consumers, and altered the way they react to retailers and brands, as Jane Simms discovers
Jason Hesse investigates how the e-cigarette market is developing and the reaction of big tobacco companies
Where in the world should far-sighted businesses look for customers in the next decade and beyond?
Some major brands are playing catch-up with mobile marketing, realising the growing importance of sales via smartphones, as Jason Hesse discovers
Sustainable bamboo, castor oil seeds and “liquid wood” are just some of the materials inspiring a new generation of eco-friendly eyewear, as Nicky Collinson discovers
James Silver looks into the future and sees a cashless society, which technology has already largely enabled, but may yet be delayed by consumer caution
From browsing to checkout, m-commerce is set to transform the UK into a nation of mobile consumers, as Dave Howell reports
Concerns about rising greenhouse gas emissions, population growth, extreme weather and resource scarcity are combining to transform corporate and investor understanding of the need for sustainable low-carbon business, writes Felicia Jackson