The hospitality sector has experienced a 77% slowdown in the past month according to new analysis which lays bare the impact of the coronavirus pandemic for the first time.
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Following the UK’s introduction of lockdown procedures in the fight against Covid-19, self-isolating Brits are turning to new pleasures in droves in order to occupy the increased time spent at home. Analysis from leading discount site, VoucherCodes.co.uk reveals that there
According to the latest insights from the Data & Marketing Association (DMA), most marketers believe ‘Discounts and offers’ (49%) and ‘Advice, information or tutorials’ (45%) are the types of email content that help achieve their campaign goals.
The retail industry has seen its biggest shock this century, as Coronavirus spreads globally.
As the world faces an unprecedented health crisis, what impact is the Covid-19 pandemic having on people’s lives and personal finances? And what is their perception of their national government’s response?
More than half of city centre businesses are worried they may face permanent closure due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a survey by FOR Cardiff.
A new nationwide study has revealed just how little Brits know about the food they buy on their weekly shop.
Grocery sales at UK supermarkets during the week ending 14th March increased by over 22% compared to the same period in 2019. This is equal to an additional £467m more in purchases than this time last year, reveals new data
Small Business Prices has analysed the best regions in the UK to start an independent business looking at metrics such as average survival rate and weekly spend per person. The campaign also reveals which independent businesses have the highest and
Sustainability is one of the hot topics in the prestige beauty market and will shape brand strategy for years to come. Emma Fishwick, account manager at NPD UK Beauty, explains: “Sustainability is the number one topic for brands in the
New data from Kantar shows extra demand in supermarkets is largely being driven by people adding a few extra items to baskets and making more trips, rather than shoppers buying large amounts of the same item in one go.
Website Builder Expert provides visual analysis into importance of consumer reviews for each generation
With nearly 95% of shoppers reading online reviews before making a purchase, the importance for businesses to have a robust and solid review strategy is irrefutable. Website Builder Expert has taken a deep dive into how different generations shop and
The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) will wipe £12.6bn from retail sales this year, according to preliminary forecasts by GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. This is equivalent to more than Aldi’s total UK sales last year.
Adzooma investigate the shift in consumer searches amidst Covid-19 - what people really want to know and what they’re actually purchasing With the spread of the coronavirus, nations are turning to Google to search for their most crucial items new
New data from NordVPN Teams (one of the world’s largest suppliers of the secure virtual private networks corporates use for enabling online working) shows a massive spike since March 11 in business VPN usage worldwide in the wake of the
Retail intelligence experts Springboard today reveal that we are starting to see the true impact of Coronavirus on consumer activity. The result for the week before last – which began to reveal the potential impact of Coronavirus on consumer activity
Shoppers in Ireland spent €316m on groceries in the week ending 8th March 2020, an increase of 2.4% on grocery spend compared to the previous week, and 7.6% versus the same week in 2019, reveals new data released today by Nielsen.
The team at www.awin.com found that online grocery orders last weekend were not as high as the Christmas 2019 peak. It also tracked the reactive peaks in online shopping in response to world news, with the US travel ban and
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
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