Grocery sales in the four weeks to 22 March jumped by 20.6%, the biggest growth on record, the latest data from Kantar shows.
Commenting on the latest consumer datasets (GfK’s consumer confidence figures and Kantar’s grocery market share data) and what these say about how consumers and consumer businesses are coping with COVID-19, Linda Ellett, UK head of consumer markets at KPMG, said:
IKEA is opening its Croydon store’s Swedish Food Market from today, Tuesday 31 March, in a move to help feed vulnerable customers and key workers.
Pladis Global, one of the world’s fastest growing global snacking companies, has chosen to partner with e-commerce analytics platform e.fundamentals to optimise its e-commerce strategy across online retailers in the UK.
Dementia UK thanks Central England Co-op for five figure donation as helpline sees sharp rise in calls
A charity, dedicated to supporting people with dementia and their loved ones, has thanked Central England Co-op for a special donation that has helped it deal with a rise in calls to its Helpline.
An NHS-backed DNA testing lab has launched a new COVID-19 test to help curb the spread of Coronavirus.
pling EMEA, effective 1 April 2020. He will be based in Antwerp, Belgium where the brands’ marketing and sales operations are based and will report to Vera Breuer, global president Kipling.
Mapp, the international provider of insight-based customer engagement, today published figures on the changes in online customer behaviour due to the current coronavirus pandemic.
The team at the global affiliate network www.awin.com have taken a look into the top online shopping trends that have emerged over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, using data shared by the network’s retail partners.
Spending data from international payments provider Planet has revealed the economic impact of the virus on European retail during February, looking specifically at spend by international shoppers in Europe’s leading destination markets. International shoppers spend 3.7 times more than their
World-renowned German wine producer, Reh Kendermann, is adapting the look of its biggest wine export brand, Black Tower, to meet consumer demands.
Tastecard, the world’s largest diners’ club, has revealed the top dishes Brits would like to see back on restaurant menus when lockdown lifts. As many of us are stuck at home watching re-runs and bingeing on RakutenTV*, home cooking is
Wirral-based artisan gin company switches manufacturing to vital production of hand sanitiser during COVID-19 crisis
Tappers Gin, Wirral’s independent family-run Distillery, is joining a growing number of producers that are switching production to hand sanitiser. They hope to make a small but vital contribution to tackle the ongoing shortage across the UK which is also
UK supermarkets experience surge in sales as British consumers make 79m extra shopping trips amid Covid-19 pandemic
British consumers made over 79 million extra grocery shopping trips in the last four weeks, with total till sales at supermarkets surging to 20.5%, reveals data released today by Nielsen. The uptick in sales was particularly pronounced in the week
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has strengthened its online training portfolio by launching the CIM ‘Digital Marketing Channels’ course, allowing marketing professionals and business owners to take advantage of the latest digital marketing channels.
Aldi is easing the temporary restrictions put in place to limit the number of items shoppers can purchase.
Preoday and Eagle Eye partner to offer food and hospitality operators digital loyalty and ordering in combination
Eagle Eye, a SaaS-based provider enabling one-to-one performance marketing in real time, is partnering with digital ordering platform Preoday, a QikServe company. The partnership will enable hospitality operators the ability to offer customers combined pre-ordering of food and drink with
To show our support for the NHS and the invaluable service its staff continue to provide, McColl’s is today pledging to provide essential food and goods to staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for free.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales grew by the fastest rate in over a decade during the past 12 weeks – increasing by 7.6%. The rate of growth in the most recent four weeks
Poly, a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, today announced Voyager 4245 Office, a new Bluetooth headset solution with a Microsoft Teams-enabled option, further adding to Poly’s broad portfolio of Teams-enabled headsets and devices.
Three food industry trade federations have today (30 March) launched a programme to prevent millions of pounds worth of food needlessly going to waste.
Dylon Dyes partners with responsible fashion designer Christopher Raeburn on upcycling campaign (& online tutorial)
Dylon Dyes has partnered with Christopher Raeburn, creative director of responsible design company Raeburn for a campaign to promote upcycling. He has taken three staple garments - a t-shirt, button down shirt and a pair of jeans - to demonstrate
Following the news announced today that popular chain of Italian restaurants Carluccio’s has collapsed into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk following challenging trading conditions worsened by the Coronavirus crisis, Andy Barr, a retail expert and co-founder of online price
abra today announces its Evolve2 range, the next generation of the Evolve range, its best-selling and market leading UC headset to enhance productivity in the office. The range consists of the Evolve2 85, Evolve2 65, and Evolve2 40 and is
Co-op Midcounties has signed a new contract with a family butcher which has been in business for 225 years but was facing collapse in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.