Category: supermarkets


The fight against the superstores is a struggle for democracy

Strange Fruit

A hard commercial logic dictates that the only way to get good fruit today is to grow your own.

Beholden to the Mob

The UK’s competition authorities still seem to be working for the superstores

Growing My Own

Boycotting the superstores means taking on five allotments

Bad News from Tesco

The superstores are on the verge of cornering the news market, with disastrous implications for democracy

Small is Vulnerable

The supermarkets could kill organic farming’s potential to revolutionise the foodchain

Loss Leaders

The Competition Commission has given the superstores permission to destroy the rest of Britain’s food economy

Economic Cleansing

Wal-Mart’s arrival in Britain will be the final blow for small shops