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Superquinn was one of the first supermarkets in Europe to launch a loyalty scheme 20 years ago. Photograph: Frank Miller

We like to think that, as human beings, we are highly evolved and hugely intelligent but the truth is we’re as much creatures of habit as Pavlov’s (...)