The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 5 November 2017, reveal that Dunnes Stores has returned to the top spot for the first time in nine months, capturing a
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UK SMEs are bracing themselves for a winter of discontent with 70% expecting international trade to decline or stagnate as major concerns cited in Q3 become a reality in Q4. The findings from the Q3 edition of the Global Trade Barometer
It’s only one week to go until Black Friday, with the most anticipated sales day of the year expected to contribute towards £20bn spent online in November, according to e-commerce consultancy Salmon.
A study in 2014 discovered that Britons steal over £1.3bn from supermarkets via self-scan each year, and an updated study this year has revealed this number has shot up to £3.2bn with almost one quarter of Britons confessing to having
Amid concerns about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May 2018 and its impact on the marketing industry, 71% of marketers actually see this as a creative opportunity. According to the latest research from the DMA
Number of online retailers taking ‘showroom’ stores increases as internet sales slow, Colliers shows
A growing number of formerly ‘pure-play’ online retailers are taking physical stores as the rate of internet sales growth looks set to slow during the next few years. New research from Colliers International shows that by 2021, the rate of growth
Millennials and pensioners are the shoppers least influenced by price, while affluent baby boomers are more likely to watch costs, research has found. The findings, from Webloyalty’s 5Ps of Shopper Motivation report, created in conjunction with Oxford Brookes University, identified five
Strength of delivery to bring home bacon in UK foodservice industry over next two years, NPD Group reports
Global information company The NPD Group says the British foodservice industry should grow by an additional 83 million visits in 2018 (up +0.7% on 2017), despite stagnant wage growth and high inflation. In 2019, visits in the eat-out or out-of-home
Shoppers who eat during their visit to a shopping centre make 25% more transactions; spend 12% more and stay 35 minutes longer in a mall compared to shoppers who don’t stop to dine, according to new data from Coniq, Europe’s
A survey of almost 300 retail websites by international law firm Bryan Cave has revealed that 100% are non-compliant with the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018.
Oxford Street has emerged as Europe’s busiest shopping street in new footfall analysis of the most famous high streets in 23 European cities, to be published on Wednesday by BNP Paribas Real Estate.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 5 November 2017, show supermarket sales have increased in value by 3.2% year on year in the run up to Christmas.
Physical media is the nation’s entertainment format of choice once more, with 52% of Brits preferring physical books, music, film/TV and video games to digital downloads, according to eBay’s Guide to Physical Media, released today. This new insight, based on
Retail intelligence experts Springboard today forecast that footfall for Black Friday [Friday 24 November] across UK high Streets, Retail Parks and Shopping Centres is set to dip -0.6% Year on Year [2016-2017] for the first time since Black Friday became an
E-commerce in Asia is set to experience a growth explosion over the next few years, according to new figures released today by IGD, the international grocery research organisation. With Singles’ Day, the world’s biggest online shopping event, currently underway across
Today Radial, the omni-channel technology solutions company, releases its annual eDelivery Index 2017, highlighting the hidden customer service failings of retailers across the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain. In the Age of Immediacy, where a taxi can be ordered in minutes,
Retailers are tapping into increased male spending power and demand by expanding men’s sections both online and on the high street, recognising the greater variety and prominence of male fashion over recent years. New research released today by Barclaycard, which processes
Worldpay, a global leader in payments, is predicting a bumper China Singles’ Day for British businesses, as the e-commerce extravaganza goes global. New data from Worldpay reveals that last year’s event grew by 39% globally, generating more than double the total
Retailers are not using technology as effectively as they could be and in some cases it is actually having a detrimental effect on their business, according to a new report from Searchlight Consulting. The study, entitled ‘Is Technology Clouding Retailers’
Lego, Amazon and Nintendo are the brands leading the ‘most wished-for’ product lists online heading into the Christmas season, according to global e-commerce analytics firm Profitero. Profitero has run an Amazon Wish List analysis in the UK and US covering popular
Spar International, the world’s largest voluntary food retail chain, has today announced a new partnership with Burque Group to open its first stores in Pakistan. The partnership commences with a focus on the development of stores in Pakistan’s biggest city,
Simple curiosity, the lure of compensation pay-outs, and the chance to get their own back on companies who might have treated them badly: these are some of the reasons that will tempt consumers to use new rights coming in under
With Brexit negotiations set to continue until 2019, data driven scheduling company Rotageek reveals 58% of British retailers believe Brexit will negatively impact their access to labour. The knock-on effects look set to hit employees, with 56% of retailers saying
Global grocery retailing is undergoing a period of momentous change, according to Joanne Denney-Finch, chief executive of international researcher IGD, giving the industry an unprecedented opportunity to deliver an inspirational, exciting future for shoppers. Speaking to delegates at APRCE in Kuala
The majority of SME retailers and wholesalers report that the rules of doing business have changed, but are they ready for the challenges that lie ahead? Research by accountancy firm, Menzies LLP, reveals that while business owners are ready, some could be working too hard or failing to seek the mentoring and specialist