Britons are twice as likely to keep a supply of pain relief medication than they are to stock up on cold and flu remedies, according to new research by category and shopper management specialist Bridgethorne.
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New research from leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, reveals how UK shoppers’ expectations surrounding convenience are changing and how a series of emerging innovations have the potential to reshape shopper expectations further. Alastair Lockhart, insight director at Savvy Marketing.
Consumers are disappointed in the current lack of in-store technology available and want a more personalised experience when visiting a physical store, a new report from Grassfish, a developer of smart store and digital signage solutions, suggests. With competition at an all-time
Online retail is forecast to be fastest-growing segment of all UK grocery channels in five years’ time, IGD reports
The UK food and grocery market is worth £184.5 billion, and online grocery currently accounts for £10.4 billion of this. Although supermarkets and hypermarkets will still hold the biggest share of the market in five years’ time, online grocery retail
A new report from the University of Birmingham, commissioned by Emerson to coincide with the one year anniversary of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, has highlighted the significant challenge facing the European retail industry as it transitions from
The British public are getting into the festive spirit earlier than ever before, new research reveals. From starting to shop for gifts, listening to festive jingles and putting up decorations, many Brits think that it’s good for the Christmas feeling to
Despite the growing popularity of online shopping, enhancing the in-store experience still presents a significant commercial opportunity for retailers, with conversion rates almost twice as high as in physical stores, according to new research from Barclaycard. The findings reveal that consumers
The US grocery market is forecast to be worth $1,722bn by 2022, with strong growth expected in both the online and discount channels, according to new figures released today by IGD, the international grocery research organisation.
Smart home devices are shaking off their novelty image and moving mainstream to become one of the fastest growing consumer electronics categories of 2017. That’s according to a new smart home report from Futuresource Consulting, which reveals that the devices
Growth is becoming increasingly difficult for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, those that keep it simple stand the best chance of bucking the trend according to the latest Organic Growth Barometer from KPMG UK. KPMG’s 2017 Barometer found that the
Retailers need to act now and rethink both their organisation and workforce in order to prepare their business for changes in the retail sector, according to findings from a new Deloitte report. Retail Productivity: Shop for tomorrow’s workforce looks at the
Three in four are concerned about hacks and data breaches through connected devices, Worldpay reports
Despite ranking as one of the most IoT-ready countries globally, the UK is behind the curve when it comes to consumers embracing connected devices, research by Worldpay has revealed. According to the findings, a mere 23% of UK consumers feel comfortable
New research from global information company The NPD Group suggests Britain’s older consumers could support growth in eat-out lunch business in future years. There were 1 billion lunch visits out-of-home (OOH) by the over-50 age group for YE June 2017,
Nomad, Player and Dealer: a trio of consumer types and retail opportunities are identified in new Oracle research
Today Oracle announced the 2017 findings of global research that audited 15,607 consumers across four key regions: EMEA (France, Germany, Italy, India, Spain, Sweden, UK) NA (Canada, USA), LAD (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico), and JAPAC (Australia, China) on their retail
Just seven per cent of SME decision makers surveyed in the retail sector invest in technology to meet peak periods, like Christmas, which could put themselves at a clear disadvantage against the online and high street giants. As today’s major retailers
Mindshare UK, part of WPP, today unveils its research report, The Future of Retail CX (Customer Experience). The Mindshare Futures report identifies A key conclusion is that the store offering will become a real point of differentiation from competitors in
Poor payments experience at the checkout is the weak link in connected customers’ omni-channel shopping experiences, causing retailers lost conversions and customer loyalty, a new report from KPS, a transformation agency, reveals.
Supermarket sales have increased by 3.6% compared with the same period last year, according to the latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks to 10 September 2017. This is the sixth consecutive month in which
The warm weather at the beginning of the summer helped propel annual cider sales above the £1 billion threshold for the first time since 2014. Sales of cider rose 5.5% year-on-year to just over £1.0 billion during the 12 months ending
Strategic digital and multichannel consultancy Practicology has published its first report examining ecommerce opportunities for digital brands in China. The report highlights the continued growth of the Chinese digital economy, and the increasing importance of Chinese consumers to the global ecommerce
A new study by Adobe and Goldsmiths into the changing nature of consumer loyalty has found that half (50%) of British consumers are loyal to brands that tailor experiences to their needs and preferences. Driven by overwhelming choice (46%) and
The amount consumers across Europe spent on everyday items, such as food, drinks and toiletries, rose by 3.7% in the second quarter of 2017 – the highest level for three years. Nielsen data on grocery retailers across 21 European countries shows
Consumer spending growth softened to 2.9 per cent year-on-year in August – below the 2017 average of 3.8 per cent – as Brits managed ‘the squeeze’ of higher inflation and subdued wage growth by shuffling their purchasing priorities. August’s figure was
The market for the sale of prestige beauty products in the UK reported an increase of £60 million in the six-month period January 2017 to end of June 2017 according to The NPD Group, a global information company. The total prestige
Dune London, one of the most influential global players in fashion footwear and accessories, has seen a 64% increase in return on investment per customer after personalising its media to real people. This has also resulted in a 33% increase in