Misperceptions of green space inflect land debate

Posted in biodiversity, climate change, environment, land, trends by thenextwavefutures on 10 June, 2007

I blogged a while ago on the future of land – picking up on David Miliband’s speech to mark the 75th anniversary of the Campaign for the Preservation of Rural England and their subsequent online debate. Checking back on something I noticed an interesting post responding to Miliband by Clive Bates in his Bacon Butty blog.



Tesco and the gardening market

Posted in business, environment, retail, social, trends by thenextwavefutures on 10 June, 2007

Tesco’s business decisions tend to be informed by a monitoring of consumer trends, and their latest acquisition (of the gardening centre chain Dobbies) is in line with this.