If Amazon buys Morrisons, it could be a win for consumers and a major...

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The share price of UK supermarket group Morrisons has jumped by over 30% after a US private equity firm made an offer to buy it for...

Psychological ‘specialness spirals’ can make ordinary items feel like treasures – and may explain...

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Years ago, I bought a blouse at Target. That same day, I considered putting it on, but for no particular reason decided not to....

High street brands cannot rely on history and familiarity to survive — new research

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At a precarious time for the high street, a sense of brand heritage might be considered a great strength. The theory is that well known stores...

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