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A new research report – ‘Bright Future’ – from lighting solutions expert Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS), has identified £billions of savings that UK Retail could be making from digital transformation of their lighting systems through to 2025.
A new research report
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 18 June 2017, show a marked turnaround for the sector. Supermarket sales growth accelerated to 5.0% – the strongest increase since March 2012 and
The number of online reviews a product has directly correlates with its sales performance, even if some of the reviews are negative - according to a new report, Assessing the Impact of Ratings and Reviews on E-commerce Performance, from global
According to new research from global information company The NPD Group, the British Out of Home (OOH) foodservice market has slowed since the June 2016 Brexit referendum result. While visits after the referendum (10-month period July 2016 to April 2017)
UK online retail sales were up +10.2% year-on-year (YoY) in May, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. This was the lowest growth rate for the Index since October 2015 (when it was +8.7%), with
Think of it as Retail Price Mythbusters, Shopper Edition. In a recently completed Revionics-commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting, shoppers from the U.S., United Kingdom, France, Germany and Brazil revealed their pricing expectations and tolerances – including some findings that
Business is booming for e-commerce retailers according to a new global* market study announced today by Peoplevox, a leading expert e-commerce Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider.
Peoplevox’s “The 2017 E-Commerce Fulfilment Report” found sales of 82% of the e-commerce and multichannel
Millennials discover new fragrances in-store, but research online before making a purchase. Video advertising is also the main digital format that influences their decision-making – more than TV. That’s according to a new study by Teads, the inventor of outstream
Recent research conducted by, Qudini, an award-winning London based SaaS customer experience management platform offering queue management and appointment booking software to retailers, has revealed that 26% of customers who walk out of stores due to long waiting times and poor customer service will
As we reach General Election day, a third (32%) of UK retailers have said that Brexit remains their biggest concern for the 12 months ahead. When asked why, difficulties remaining competitive in their market was the main reason given, closely
Brand-new figures unveiled today at IGD’s Convenience Retailing Summit predict the convenience channel to grow almost 18% between now and 2022, to £47.1 billion. It is not hard to see why, with more than nine out of 10 (91%) UK
Amazon has retained its title as the world’s most valuable retail brand in the 2017 BrandZTM Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown.
The brand was also the fastest-growing performer in the
he UK food and grocery market is forecast to grow by 15% between now and 2022, giving it a value of
£213 billion, according to the latest forecasts released today by grocery research organisation IGD.
IGD is predicting growth across all the
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 21 May 2017, show that the market continues to grow despite continued price deflation.
The value of the grocery market has increased by
Kantar Worldpanel’s quarterly FMCG E-commerce Index, published today, reveals the global growth of the FMCG e-commerce market. In 2016, global FMCG online sales grew by 26%, with e-commerce now contributing to 35% of global FMCG growth.
The share of grocery shopping
Retail footfall did not live up to expectations in May, with the usual seasonal build up of traffic failing to materialise.
UK shopper numbers were -4.2% lower than May 2016, despite a busy May Bank holiday week in which footfall was
The State of the Retail Supply Chain 2017’ research study, conducted by research firm Martec International and commissioned by RELEX Solutions, provider of integrated retail & supply chain planning solutions, is published today. For the third consecutive year, the report
Post-millennials are extremely engaged with the food-to-go market, according to the latest report fromIGD into this highly influential generation. Not only are 18-25-year-olds shopping more for food-to-go than older shoppers, but they are particularly interested in ranges that meet specialist
The UK’s transport infrastructure is putting retailers at risk, according to new research by leading business law firm DWF, which reveals that a third (31%) lost at least a tenth of their net profit due to inefficient transport in the
Tesco recorded the fastest growing sales of the country's four biggest supermarkets for the second consecutive month, according to Nielsen retail data released today.
During the 12 weeks ending 20 May 2017, Tesco increased sales by 2.2%, noticeably ahead of the
As the Virtual Reality (VR) race heats up, research by Worldpay, a global leader in payments, has revealed the UK is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to mass market acceptance of the technology.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 21 May 2017, reveal that inflation continues to rise – up 2.9% during the past 12 weeks – contributing to another period of growth
According to new research from global information company The NPD Group, Britain’s casual dining revolution shows no sign of slowing down. Citing figures from Britain’s eating-out foodservice market (known as out-of-home or OOH), the NPD Group says casual dining sales
Nearly two thirds (64%) of retailers have claimed they plan to increase spend on in-store innovation this year, with more than half (56%) stating that this will be a sum of more than £1 million – according to WBR Digital
he number of stores in the convenience sector has grown marginally over the last 12 months, increasing by 0.4%, according to the latest data from IGD Retail Analysis and William Reed Business Media.