Fine Cut Blog Archive for October 2010
Supermarket giant Tesco has launched a barcode scanning tool for its Groceries iPhone app, which will allow customer's to add items to their online home delivery order.
Sticky labels on fruit could become a thing of the past, thanks to a hi-tech laser which can be used to "tattoo" the price and sell by date on fruit and veg.
Just as shoppers get used to seeing fair trade, organic and rain forest product labels, they will have to get used to another logo revealing the item's carbon footprint.
Sainsbury's has avoided a court case that would set a precedent to force other supermarkets to reduce their packing, including product labels, after making significant voluntary reductions in the amount of packaging they use.
Marks and Spencer is to transform two million old plastic bottle a year, turning them into clothes labels.
The UK government has said it will work with businesses to ensure consumers understand the new "beyond A" energy labels, after backing the EU's plans.
Warning labels must be included on food and drink if they contain certain food colourings which are known to be linked with behavioural problems.