According to global information company The NPD Group, there was a +20% increase in food deliveries in China during the last 10 days of January when Chinese government restrictions began to be implemented. January data from China – where restrictions
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Traditional advertising remains more effective than social influencer strategies in driving online conversions, new data from Tribe reveals
Despite the rising popularity of influencer marketing as a sales channel by retailers and brands – with spend on influencer marketing growing 83% year-on-year in 2019 - research in the latest report from Tribe, a leading web performance and testing
As the effects of COVID-19 sweep the retail space, it is not only non-perishable food items that are increasing in sales. GfK’s point of sales data is tracking large increases in the DIY / Home market for Great Britain –
Online sales flat leading into coronavirus crisis hitting UK, IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index shows
Following a very slow start to the year, the UK’s string of winter storms failed to stimulate online demand as online sales growth for the month limped in at -0.4% Year-on-Year (YoY). That’s according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online
Generation Z prefer to shop for health and beauty products in a high street chemist like Boots or Superdrug, new data shows
New data has revealed that the UK’s latest generation of digital natives are actually the most likely to go online to investigate their health and beauty product options but then buy them on the high street: 33% of those aged
New research from consultancy Retail Economics and global law firm Squire Patton Boggs reveals that almost three quarters (72%) of shoppers are facing shortages of retail products as a quarter (25%) of consumers stockpile goods.
Poor e-commerce planning and execution will cost direct to consumer brands £304k in 2020, study shows
2020 is set to be a dark year for direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands if they don’t fix their e-commerce planning and execution, according to a new study commissioned by digital commerce experts Greenlight Commerce and BigCommerce, the leading open SaaS e-commerce
In the wake of the coronavirus, e-commerce revenue from face mask sales has increased by 417%. That’s according to new data from e-commerce analytics platform Contentsquare.
Wettest February on record keeps shoppers at bay – footfall down 2% yoy. BRC-ShopperTrak Footfall Monitor shows
UK total footfall decreased by 2.0% in February year on year, which was below both the three-month and 12-month average increases of 0.8% and 0.3% respectively, according to the latest BR-ShopperTrak Footfall Monitor.
42% of consumers fear brands’ censorship of online reviews is endangering free speech, Trustpilot study finds
A study from Trustpilot, has revealed an alarming distrust among UK consumers when it comes to brands removing or censoring legitimate consumer reviews across the internet, with four-in-ten (42%) saying they are very concerned about their freedom of speech.
New research has revealed that 54% of Brits – rising to six out of 10 men (59%) – are interested in trying out new retail technology while out on the high street. Half of women (50%) also admit that they’re
Half of employers not geared up for remote ‘smart’ working, amid coronavirus fears, new whitepaper shows
Forty eight per cent of businesses in the UK are not in any way set-up to be able to accommodate workers who may need to self-isolate – should they display any symptoms of a cold or flu.
Flexible working is a perk that would benefit most UK employees, yet not even a third (31%) of UK workers are provided the option by their employer. This week Prime Minister, Boris Johnson stated that up to fifth of UK
IGD research reveals big appetite from consumers to be healthier and more sustainable in food choices
Two-thirds (66%) of consumers are already changing their diets or are considering making changes to be healthier and more sustainable. However, consumers are also confused, with most overestimating how healthy and sustainable their diet is.
Sales of hand sanitizer in Ireland have increased by 75% in comparison with the same time last year, according to the latest four week data ending 23 February 2020, released today by Nielsen.
Tesco remains the UK’s biggest spender in traditional advertising in the grocery retail sector, reveals new data released from Nielsen AdIntel. Tesco, which held the top spot for grocery retail in 2018, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019, increasing its
The Irish grocery market maintained steady growth of 1.3% during the 12 weeks to 23 February 2020, the latest figures from Kantar show. All the major grocers were on an upward trajectory in the latest period, ahead of widespread
Today, new research from global payments provider Klarna reveals that although consumers in the UK are less likely than their global counterparts to openly discuss money, there are signs that younger Brits are becoming increasingly more willing to discuss financial
As the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact the global economic landscape, Berkeley Research Group's (BRG) Retail & Consumer practice has released a report that outlines the market forces and contingency planning considerations retailers should undertake to prepare
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales grew by the fastest rate since November last year, at 0.7% over the past 12 weeks. A healthier performance will be welcomed across the sector, but the marginal
Shoppers living in London less likely to have noticed store closures on the High Street, research reveals
Nearly three quarters of shoppers have noticed an increase in the number of shops closing in their local high streets, whilst around half have noticed an increase in the number of coffee shops and charity shops, according to new research
A new survey by children’s fruit snacking supermarket brand, Fruit Bowl, has shown that 41% of Britain’s parents admit to bribing their children all or most of the time in a bid to make sure they eat their five-a-day. Having
Use of “buy now, pay later” products in the UK set to more than double by 2023, finds new Worldpay report
The UK’s e-commerce market, currently the third largest in the world, is set to be worth £319.8 billion by 2023, according to a new report from FIS, a global leader in financial services technology.
Online sales fall flat in January following late 2019 surge, IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index shows
After a surprisingly strong Christmas sales period, retailer hopes of a continuation of such growth into 2020 were dashed in January, with online retail sales growth dropping back to -0.4% Year-on-Year (YoY). That’s according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online
Amid a challenged high street – with UK retail sales continuing to slide, from closures to dropping footfall – technology could be an answer to a revival in high street shopping. New research has found that experientialism is crucial to