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British take-home grocery sales rose by 14.3% during the 12 weeks to 17 May, the fastest rate since comparable records began in 1994, according to the latest figures released by Kantar today.
The government has set out plans for non-essential retailers to open stores from 15 June.
Findings from a new white paper published by warehouse space strategists, Bis Henderson Space, suggest that logistics professionals will be seeking to create supply chains that are far more flexible, resilient and better suited to the ‘new reality’ that emerges
As recent events have caused major supply chain disruption with many physical stores abandoned, e-commerce has never been more under the spotlight. The double-digit growth the industry has seen over the last few years looks set to continue, while consumer
The opening of non-essential shops on 15 June couldn't come soon enough, as footfall results from the bank holiday weekend suggest significant pent up demand amongst consumers.
Barclaycard Payments’ second SME Barometer found that, despite UK businesses predicting poor short-term performance, and reporting a dip in sentiment compared to last quarter, there are early signs that they have begun the road to recovery.
EE today released its Mobile Network data report from February to May 2020, tracking the changing trends and habits of the UK’s most used apps and services throughout lockdown.
A new survey by packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has provided insights into how Conscious Consumerism is continuing to drive the need for UK organisations to embed sustainability into business operations. With a growing demand for higher transparency of companies’ sustainability
Whistl, the leading delivery management company in the UK, has undertaken research with a representative sample of 1000 UK consumers to understand how e-tailers can improve the experience their customers receive when using call centre support. The wide-ranging study revealed
Local retailers are set for a much needed post-lockdown boost as almost one in three British consumers say they will visit local shops more frequently than they did before the crisis, says GlobalData.
The volume of retail sales in April 2020 fell by a record 18.1%, following the strong monthly fall of 5.2% in March 2020, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Saputo Dairy UK is pleased to announce that its Country Life British butter partnership activity with English Heritage & the Welsh historic environment service, Cadw, has been renewed for a second year.
Delivery Driver, Warehouse Operative, Sales Development Representative, Risk Analyst and Retail Assistant are the top five most applied for jobs in the UK, according to LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network.
Many UK supermarkets have increased their promotional levels in the last week ending 17May, with online grocer Ocado raising its levels by as much as 76% compared to the week before, reveals new insight from analysts at global retail insights
New research from Barclays highlights Brits’ desire to have a break from home cooking and up their grooming game, as more than one in three plan to spend their money on eating out (36%) and getting a haircut (36%) within
Research released from Ensono, a leading hybrid IT service provider, reveals that the coronavirus lockdown is set to have a significant, long-term impact on the grocery shopping habits of UK consumers.
The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted how important essential supermarket workers are, but in reality, they are often amongst the most poorly paid and undervalued employees within our society.
British consumers have praised social distancing measures put in place by DIY retailers with over 80% saying that it was easy to follow protective guidelines inside stores, according to a study by Kantar.
A new white paper from logistics and warehousing specialists, Bis Henderson Consulting, ‘Preparing supply chains for a new retail landscape post Coronavirus (COVID-19)’, argues that many of the changes that we can expect to see in retail were already on
Demand for loungewear and casualwear has skyrocketed by 49% according to new data from Epsilon-Conversant, showing that retailers which highlight their most lockdown-friendly stock can reap the rewards. According to the year-on-year comparison, homeware purchasing has also risen by 41%
Economic anxiety remains high, but we have found a new normal in lockdown even though we miss our lives. We are though already turning towards the next steps as constraints on our lives begin to ease. These are the findings
Following the UK’s first full month under lockdown, April’s online retail sales results have signalled a seismic shift in purchasing patterns. As COVID-19 shut brick and mortar stores up and down the county, online sales growth surged to a 10-year
New research from Blue Yonder highlights how shopping behavior has changed globally since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Blue Yonder surveyed 6,000 European adult consumers in April and 1,000 U.S. adult consumers in both March and April.
A study has found one in five of those in the capital have already cancelled some of their non-essential monthly payments, and a further 26 per cent are thinking about it.
With non-essential retail not expected to open until June and retailers prioritising immediate e-commerce initiatives to drive sales, the ability to keep up with retail disruptors is the greatest long-term challenge faced by retail businesses post-covid-19, according to new research