Being less engaged and more adept at using ad-blocking technology were the top reasons Generation Z were found as difficult to market to, and close to three quarters of businesses admitted they were focusing their efforts on targeting this generation
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Research out today from Square reveals it’s not just the weather heating up this summer, but domestic tourism too, as half of Brits plan staycations in the UK this year. The report reveals that the weaker pound and the uncertainty
An independent report of 2,000 consumers commissioned by Opus Trust Communications, the multichannel communications expert, has found that traditional methods of receiving correspondence are preferred when it comes to loyalty schemes.
Accurate destination data for deliveries would cut UK carbon emissions by the equivalent of taking 56,000 cars off the road
PostTag, the destination data engine, today announced the findings from its analysis of the environmental impact of address inaccuracy on the UK’s delivery sector.
Festival commerce set to boom as merchants predict a 12% increase in revenue over the next five years
Research released today by Barclaycard into the spending habits of UK festival-goers, reveals that pop-up commerce presents a growing opportunity for businesses, with those selling at live events benefiting from increased revenue, improved customer engagement and longer lasting loyalty.
Online grocery in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, with the market set to grow from its current value of US$99bn to US$295bn by 2023, according to the latest forecasts from international researcher IGD Asia.
Summer may have been late to arrive to Ireland, but new figures from Kantar show that the grocery market has remained buoyant in the face of inclement weather, up by 4.6% for the 12 weeks to 16 June 2019.
Despite clear differences in expectations among shoppers of different generations, almost half of retailers (44 percent) have made no progress in tailoring the in-store shopping experience according to a recent study conducted by Oracle NetSuite, Wakefield Research and The Retail
Retailers with large supply chains are struggling to digitise interaction with their suppliers despite huge desire to do so, according to a new study.
Bakeries compete for bigger slice of £22.5bn food-to-go market and get into click & collect and delivery
Global information company The NPD Group says data from its new Bakery Trends Tracker report show bakery outlets have over the past year (YE April 2019) seen the strongest growth in on-premise business among major British quick-service restaurant (QSR) channels,
SMEs are flourishing in the UK, according to a study published by GS1 UK, the standards body that licenses barcodes in Britain.
After disappointing weather and no Royal Weddings in the social calendar, May continued the discouraging 2019 trend of below-average sales growth, with just +1.9% Year-on-Year (YoY), according to the latest IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. When compared to this time
To coincide with the imminent launch of the Wizards Unite app game, latest analysis by The NPD Group reveals that one Harry Potter toy is sold every five minutes in the UK, making it second only to Star Wars in
A recent study of UK consumers, conducted by automotive retailer Peter Vardy, found that over a quarter of Brits would be happy to buy a car online, having never seen the vehicle in person.
Footfall declined by 3.5% in May, compared to the same point last year when it declined by 0.4%, according to the latest BRC/Springboard retail footfall figures.
The first quarter of 2019 saw leisure spending off to a good start, up two percentage points from Q1 2018, according to Deloitte’s latest Leisure Consumer report. The quarterly survey of 3,000 UK adults found that consumers continue to seek
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published analysis showing that in the first quarter of 2019 food and drink exports increased by 10.7% (y-o-y) to £5.8bn, almost twice the growth rate of Q1 2018 (+6.3%) and the biggest
Digital technologies are revolutionising the way the food and consumer goods industry operates and online sales are forecast to grow 163% by 2023 across major markets, according to a new report from research organisation IGD, in association with The Consumer Goods Forum.
New research conducted by dunnhumby media, part of dunnhumby, the global leader in Customer Data Science, has unveiled an unrealised potential worth £1.7bn for UK retailers - and around £100 million for each of the three largest grocery retailers in
The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today issued a global survey of 3,400 members of Generation Z1 across 12 countries that found contradictory revelations from the newest segment of the workforce.
International shopper confidence is restored across Europe a year on from terror-related sales slump
Retail sales to international shoppers in Europe grew by a healthy 11% in April following a torrid period a year earlier. The latest sales figures mark a 19-percentage-point improvement on April 2018’s 8% sales dip – a period that followed
Better clothing designs for men, more styling options and an improved shopping experience are all helping to drive men’s fashion sales, according to research from the Fashion Retail Academy.
Having a go at home improvements may be more costly than we think, according to a recent study by construction supplier Burton Roofing.
New data released today by Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, has revealed that flawed customer experiences cost British retailers up to £102 billion in lost sales each year.
Easter fails to provide boost for subdued online retail sales, IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index finds
After a disappointing first quarter, Easter failed to deliver a boost to online retail sales, with April recording sales growth of just +5.2% Year-on-Year (YoY), according to the latest IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. This compares poorly to a very