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UK consumers intend to spend £567 (€646) this Christmas, according to the latest findings from Deloitte’s 2018 European Christmas Survey. The research, based on responses from 9,169 consumers across 10 European countries, reveals a modest increase in expected spending in
Black Friday shoppers in Great Britain are young, urban-centric and relatively flush with cash, according to new data released today by Kantar Media.
According to the findings – drawing upon data from both Kantar Media’s Digital Advertising Intelligence offer and TGI
Half of shoppers are flexible about what meat they buy, giving retailers a chance to influence their choices, according to research commissioned by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).
Shoppers are influenced most in store by the price and taste
Retail intelligence experts Springboard today forecast that Black Friday and the weekend that follows will do very little to help the beleaguered high street. Footfall is anticipated to drop by -3.7% YOY compared to Black Friday 2017 and by -2.7%
The British High Street is getting a makeover – in a literal sense – as the number of independent “beaut-economy” businesses will increase by 7,852 outlets in the next five years, the highest level of increase of any business sector
As Brexit continues to dominate the headlines, debate rages on about the implications of a hard border in Ireland. The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel show the value of cross-border trade is at its highest level for
Whilst Black Friday footfall is expected to decline 6.5% year-on-year, the discount event will continue to drive shoppers into stores, with shopper traffic set to rise 20% on the daily average on Black Friday (23 November), according to global retail
Research by card payment solution’s provider Paymentsense reveals that ATMs are closing at an alarming rate across Britain.
Data from Statista shows that across the UK no less than 4,735 ATMs have vanished in the past 12 months, which averages
Adobe today released its online shopping predictions for the 2018 holiday season (from November to December), which found that spending in the UK, France, and Germany will jump nearly 25% compared with the same period in 2017. The findings, based
According to new research from retail technology provider Aptos, Inc., retail stores have not lost their Christmas magic, as the high street remains the preferred destination for shoppers during the golden quarter.
In a poll of 2,000 UK consumers, Aptos found that of
According to IRI’s European Shopper Insights Survey, two-thirds of British shoppers identify with retail companies that clearly demonstrate their commitment towards using less packaging, respect the environment and demonstrate fairness, transparency and integrity.
British shoppers, particularly younger millennials (18-24-year-olds) are worried about
Despite the progress made by many local and national brands in the UK, there is still work to be done in convincing shoppers to convert from global brands. This is according to IRI’s latest European Shopper Insights Survey, which suggests
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 4 November 2018, show shoppers have made an additional 14 million trips to Aldi and Lidl compared with last year.
Fraser McKevitt, head of retail
Retail intelligence experts Springboard have collaborated with The NPD Group to publish their second hospitality report, providing major insights on trends in the eating out market in the UK. The report explores the two year period from the Brexit referendum
New research from Nielsen shows Irish people are willing to educate themselves when it comes to environmental awareness and recycling grocery products and believe it’s the responsibility of retailers to reduce the amount of packaging used on grocery products.
E-commerce conversion rates could be boosted by as much as 85% through effective use of video, according to new research from Viddyoze. Ahead of Black Friday, a study from video automation specialist Viddyoze has revealed that businesses which sell online could
This Bonfire Night Brits are set to spend a dazzling £316 million enjoying the event, up 2% from £310 million in 2017, according to new Mintel research. Last year almost two in five (38%) Brits shelled out on products for
Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today announced the results of its second annual “Intelligent Enterprise Index.” The Index is a global survey that measures where
With Singles’ Day fast approaching, Rakuten Marketing finds UK marketers are missing a major sales opportunity. According to proprietary insights, 74% of UK marketers are focused on the local market, despite seeing huge potential in affluent APAC shoppers.
Singles’ Day 2017
UK organisations risk falling behind oversees competition due to a lack of AI strategy, according to a new report unveiled today by Microsoft UK. In the face of significant disruption, the research reveals that 41 per cent of business leaders
This year Halloween will be a treat for retailers, with the event forecast to be worth £491m in 2018 (up 2.1% on last year) as consumers invest in the spooky occasion, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Although Brexit anxiety has led to a slowdown in consumer spending, eCommerce specialist Tryzens sees a bright future for British retailers, after a report released by Paypal has placed UK retailers at the top of the list of countries that
New research investigating UK household shoppers’ plans for Halloween has been launched today byleading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy. The findings, which reveal that 46 percent of UK shoppers are set to get involved in the occasion, predicts spending
New research from Go Inspire Group has revealed that targeted discounting (otherwise known as personalised pricing) that offers regular discounts on a proportion of products that a shopper regularly buys, can have a substantial effect on where people focus their
This years’ scorching summer led to a boost in the UK economy, encouraging businesses across the retail sector to keep driving forward with their hiring efforts. In fact, the latest job market data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job