While clothing has been the retail sector worst hit by the COVID-19 crisis, as consumers deprioritise non-essential items due to economic uncertainty and a lack of social events, 19.3% of global consumers aged 16-44 cited that they have bought more
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With the number of online orders continuing to rise during the UK’s coronavirus lockdown, shoppers are increasingly wanting more sustainable fulfilment options, the latest research from RetailEXPO suggests.
The surge in online shopping caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to add £5.3bn to UK e-commerce sales this year to make a total of £78.9bn. This is according to analysts at Edge Retail Insight, the global trend forecasting
90% of shoppers plan to return to high streets when shops re-open today but 43% will be shopping less than pre-Covid, survey shows
New research conducted by social media management platform, Maybe has found that 90% of consumers plan to return to their high streets when shops re-open today.
Seven-in 10 independent retailers reopen but concerns remain over pace of high street recovery, American Express reports
Over seven in 10 (72%) independent retailers that closed their doors in March plan to reopen in mid-June (where they are allowed to do so), according to research from American Express.
UK business leaders score their firms less than five out of 10 for adapting to COVID-19, Kearney reports
Research from global consultancy partnership Kearney has revealed that amid the disruption of COVID-19, most UK business leaders have low confidence about their supply chain’s ability to adapt.
From yoga mats and Wendy houses to corned beef: what online shoppers have been buying during lockdown
While online shopping has been booming during the lockdown, new data reveals the top ten products that Brits have been splurging on since late March - and some of the best sellers are rather unusual.
Cooking from scratch, gardening and keeping in touch virtually with friends and family are among the ways people have been keeping motivated during lockdown, a new survey carried out by a national retailer has revealed.
Over a third of Americans (34%) state they’re going to eat out in restaurants less due to the COVID-19 pandemic but consumers are shopping more online and willing to pay more. Those are among the key findings of the Toluna
Radio listeners looking forward to spending on travel and social activities as lockdown is relaxed, new report reveals
With shops preparing to re-open their doors, car dealerships back in business and some limited leisure activities available to the public, a consumer spending bounce-back can be expected, according to new research published by Radiocentre.
Statistics released today from Swiss tech company meepl reveals that the already declining UK high street revenues could be on the backfoot before the doors even open on Monday with one in five UK consumers (20%) saying they will avoid
Savvy shoppers are happy to buy food that is past its best before date – especially when comes with a 50% discount.
Persistent safety concerns, financial pressures and sticky new behaviours mean consumers will not return to pre-pandemic behaviour any time soon. Marketers will need to pivot to finding growth in recession; delivering increasing value in the short-term to address growing economic
Consumers most likely to trust compassionate, transparent, and engaged businesses after lockdown, survey reveals
Support for the local community, as well as their own staff and frontline workers emerged as the most important thing a business or brand must demonstrate in order to win customers back into pubs, bars, restaurants, cafés and stores.
Research spotlights impact of Covid-19 on customer behaviour, amplifying importance of digital commerce
Bloomreach releases key findings today from ‘The State of Commerce Experience’, an independent research study conducted by Forrester Consulting across business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) market segments. This intensive global study by Forrester, commissioned by Bloomreach, examines what’s important to
Cashless society? Rural and older consumers join cashless payments revolution, finds Hitachi Capital
Rural and older communities are as ready to join the cashless payments revolution as their younger and city-dwelling counterparts, new research from Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC has found.
While the majority of UK consumers plan to prioritise spending time with friends and family when lockdown restrictions are lifted, 16.0% aim to spend time shopping for non-food items, with over two-thirds looking forward to purchasing clothing items, as they
Global information company The NPD Group says publicans and bar operators have an opportunity post lockdown to focus on the contribution of off-premise visits to their businesses. In the year to March 2020, 9.9% of all British pub visits were
31% of retail marketers say “lack of ownership” is biggest challenge when building digital experiences
Almost a third (31%) of marketers working in the retail sector say that a “lack of clear ownership” is their biggest challenge when building digital experiences. That’s according to new research from leading CMS provider, Magnolia.
Whistl, the leading delivery management company in the UK, has undertaken a survey to understand the international online purchasing behaviour of consumers in key ecommerce markets.
COVID-19 pushes online UK retail sales up 168% but travel down nearly 100% and fraud on rise, ACI Worldwide finds
E-commerce transactions in the UK retail sector have seen a 168 percent increase in May compared to the same period last year, driven by rising online sales of electronic items, DIY supplies, home furnishings and sportswear, according to an analysis
A quarter of UK supermarket staff have experienced abuse from customers during coronavirus outbreak, study shows
Shepper, the UK start-up specialised in crowd-sourced data collection for businesses, has released new research on the level of abuse towards UK supermarket staff amid the coronavirus pandemic. Using its nationwide network of local people called ‘Shepherds’ who use a
Independent restaurants will see a 6% rise in visitors after lockdown, with 20% stating they’ll exclusively dine with them, tastecard reports
With lockdown measures gradually easing towards a new normality, tastecard the UKs largest dining club, has conducted a nationwide survey of 8,266 of its members to identify the change in consumer dining habits and the future of the restaurant industry.
The world’s leading community for makers has reported huge growth since lockdown was imposed on the 23 March, indicating that crafting has become a popular activity while people stay at home.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the retail sector, a new study by WMG, University of Warwick, and Blue Yonder has examined how retailers have responded to the situation. The study identified the human vulnerabilities across the supply chain and the