A resurgence in apparel sales at grocery stores and a boom in revenues at online-only retailers are driving growth in the value clothing sector, according to a new report from retail think tank, Fung Global Retail & Technology. The value
Data released by Barclaycard today as part of its latest Contactless Spending Index shows supermarket shoppers are increasingly turning to ‘touch and go’ as their payment method of choice when making purchases up to the value of £30.
With all major
The UK food and grocery market is forecast to grow by 10% between now and 2021, giving it a value of £197bn, according to the latest forecasts from IGD.
IGD is predicting a stabilisation of sales at larger stores over the
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets decreased year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month – according to global information and insights company Nielsen.
During the four weeks ending 30 January 2016, sales volumes declined -0.8% – the last
Research released today has revealed that consumers felt positive towards the UK’s supermarkets last year: two in five (41%) people say that the number one improvement to grocery retail in 2015 was ‘more value’, while a third (29%) – the
With consumers having delayed their main Christmas grocery shop, over £6.4bn is expected to be spent at the UK’s leading supermarkets in the two weeks to Christmas, according to global information and insights company Nielsen.
“Shoppers will leave it late this
New research suggests the retail multiples have a lot to play for in the run up to Christmas with a third of shoppers saying they remain undecided as to where they will do their main Christmas food shopping.
The Bridgethorne Shopper
Baker Street, W1 is experiencing a significant change in its retail landscape, with a recent influx of high profile food and retail offers, impacting on existing rental levels, according to property firm Knight Frank. This demand has pushed rental levels to
Mobile Mini, a leading hirer of portable accommodation and secure storage solutions, has been chosen as the preferred supplier of storage containers, by four leading supermarkets, to house fireworks safely and securely in the run up to Bonfire Night. Mobile
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 11 October 2015, show overall supermarket sales growth up by only 0.8% compared to a year ago. Despite a more buoyant overall economy, supermarket revenue growth
Analysis by global insight leader IRI indicates that the massive range reductions which UK supermarkets and grocery retailers had been expected to make in 2015 have not yet manifested. Data provided by IRI show that the average total number of individual products (or SKUs/stock-keeping
Analysis by global insight leader, IRI, of the FMCG price war in France has highlighted key lessons for both retailers and manufacturers in other European countries, including the UK, Spain and Italy, where they are currently experiencing deflation or stagnation in grocery products
Four in 10 families with children under the age of 10 have switched their main supermarket of choice in the last year, a UK survey of more than 1,000 shoppers has revealed. The research, commissioned by retail marketing company TCC,
Big River Solutions creates and delivers pragmatic solutions in shopper marketing and category development for forward-thinking FMCG brands. Christine Edwards, director at shopper marketing and category development specialist, Big River Solutions, gives FMCG brands on surviving the supermarket SKU cull A new
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets increased year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. Sales volume increased +0.4% during the four weeks ending 25 April 2015 versus
Morrisons has reported a 2.9% fall in like-for-like sales for the three months to 3 May 2015, as discount retailers and premium players continue to take share from the UK’s fourth largest supermarket. Himanshu Pal, director retail Insights, Kantar Retail said Morrisons’
Sainsbury’s has reported a £72m loss in the year to March – its first full-year loss for 10 years. The results were hit by several one-off costs, including a write down on the value of some of its stores. Excluding the one-off costs, underlying
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets increased year-on-year for the third consecutive month, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. This follows 17 consecutive monthly year-on-year declines (barring one seasonal anomaly).
With 41% of UK shoppers reconsidering a purchase due to queuing times, inadequate queuing strategies are leading to disappointing customer experiences and abandoned purchases, new research by Box Technologies and Intel indicates. According to the How Long Does It Take To
Sales are still having a sluggish start to the festive season in the second two weeks of Christmas trading, according to analysis by market and shopper intelligence firm IRI of sales data for the UK’s major supermarkets. IRI analysis of data collected for
Martin Wood, head of strategic insight retail client service IRI UK, claims range optimisation is critical for supermarket success Rarely have the supermarkets faced a fiercer battle to get their product mix right without damaging customer loyalty. They know that the
The Christmas trading period may have officially started for the UK’s major supermarkets (from w/c 17 November 2014) but the sales increases that the festive period usually brings are so far this year nowhere to be seen for most of the
Anyone wanting to impress their friends and family with top vino this Christmas need look no further than their local supermarket, as the International Wine Challenge has today awarded a flurry of medals to own-brand wines following Tranche One of
Despite a continued period of price deflation (caused by the supermarket price wars and intensive price-based promotions on more than 50% of FMCG products), the average shopper saves just £1.56 per week. Yet the cost of funding shopper savings costs supermarkets
Sales at the UK’s leading supermarkets declined compared to a year ago for the third consecutive month, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. Since Nielsen first reported the UK grocery market contracting in January