While an estimated 1.9 billion people watched the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on Saturday 19 May, it was UK supermarkets that were smiling as shoppers pushed up sales of sparkling wine, cakes and baking products. According to
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Amazon’s impact on the retail industry is undeniable – each and every retailer now competes with the e-commerce giant. And, rightfully so, according to Engagement Labs, Amazon dominates consumer conversations, and is the focus of more consumer talk than any other
New research launched today by Displaydata and Planet Retail RNG reveals that inaccurate, inconsistent pricing – and a lack of digital technology in-store – is costing retailers in lost sales and consumer trust, as price-conscious shoppers seek out the best deal and better experiences online.
The latest export statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveal that Q1 2018 exports of food and drink have grown by 5.5% to £5.2bn, from £5.0bn in Q1 2017. Total exports to EU markets (+8.2%) grew faster than those to non-EU markets (+1.2%).
Royal wedding sees cider, sun care and Champagne sales pop as shoppers celebrate in the sun, Nielsen reports
Nielsen, the data and measurement company, today releases data indicating that the royal wedding contributed to an uplift in sales of cider, sparkling wine, and other FMCG products.
Despite often being regarded as a traditionally male-dominated domain, British women spend on average £303 a year on DIY purchases, or £30 more than the average amount spent by men (£273). New research released by Barclaycard, which has been at the
nternational specialist business consultancy, ConnectChina, recently hosted Lightsong Media Group and Scala Group during a visit to South West China as part of its recent contract win with the Yunnan Investment Bureau as it looks to attract new companies and
Build the skills your business needs to think like a retailer or risk facing the consequences, FMCG suppliers are warned
With recent figures showing high street spending falling at its fastest annual rate in six years, and spend in bricks and mortar stores falling 5.4% year on year in April, FMCG suppliers are being advised to urgently adopt a retailer
SDL, a leader in global content management, translation and digital experience, today launches a report looking at the way millennials want to engage with brands, and the value they place on instant access to technical product-related content throughout the customer
UK sales of eggs have topped £1 billion* for the first time ever according to data released today by Noble Foods Group, the UK’s leading supplier of eggs and owner of brands such as the happy egg co.
Almost two-thirds (65%) of the UK SME craft and design retailers spoken to have seen an increase in their sales over the last twelve months, according to a study commissioned by Royal Mail. On average, these retailers have seen a
Bricks and mortar stores that fail to adapt to consumers’ desires for digital experiences will be left behind, according to new research by global provider of unified commerce solutions, PCMS.
With consumer spending approaching six-year lows on the UK high street, small and medium-sized retailers are responding to macroeconomic pressure in the UK by expanding internationally, according to the latest Global Trade Barometer (GTB) from WorldFirst, the international payments expert.
Ipsos/Shred-it study shows alarmingly low awareness of GDPR among many business owners as enforcement looms
With just days to go until enforcement of GDPR begins on May 25th, nearly a quarter (22 percent) of small business owners are totally unaware of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation, according to the first data released from Shred-it’s
Despite it reportedly being another difficult month for sales and footfall on the high street, UK online retail sales went from strength to strength in April, up +18.8% year-on-year (YoY) according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail
The latest retail sales figures from the Visa’s monthly consumer spending index reiterate the belief that in a market of great choice, retailers struggle when they do not invest in a seamless customer experience. This is according to e-Commerce systems
85% of firms struggle to comply with GDPR by deadline, but opportunity exists for organizations who get it right
With GDPR coming into effect in just over a week from today, 85% of firms in Europe and the United States will not be ready on time. Additionally, one in four will not be fully compliant by the end of
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published the results of the first of its new quarterly business confidence surveys, polling a range of food and drink manufacturers from across the UK.
eBay has revealed that the number of self-made ‘eBay millionaires’ selling on the marketplace has grown by over 300, or more than over 50 percent, year-on-year.
As the world gears up to celebrate the exchange of vows between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday 19 May 2018, KPMG UK has picked the brains of our UK head of consumer markets, Linda Ellett, and our chief
With wedding season approaching many people are starting to think about what gifts to buy newlywed couples on the big day. According to a survey from occasions experts Clintons, many guests are swapping financial donations and money for an increasingly
With bells set to ring for the Royal Wedding this weekend, new research from VoucherCodes reveals that tills are also going to be ringing around the country, as patriotic Brits are set to splash £225m celebrating Prince Harry and Meghan
IKEA flies the rainbow flag at all of its 22 stores across the UK and Ireland for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)
Home furnishings retailer, IKEA, will today be flying the rainbow flag outside all of its 22 stores in the UK and Ireland in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT).
Latest data from the retail specialists Springboard reveals that the Royal Wedding is set to boost retail sales across the UK by an estimated £195.5 million [+0.2% uplift] by the end of August with footfall set to increase by an
ThreatMetrix, A LexisNexis risk solutions company, today highlighted key moments from the Digital Identity Summit 2018 EMEA, of which ThreatMetrix is founding sponsor. Held at Les Salons Hoche in Paris on 14th and 15th May, the event brought together digital,