Searches on Amazon UK for sports and outdoor equipment are up significantly this summer compared to a year ago, suggesting Britons are embracing the heatwave and gearing up for a season of ‘staycation’ activities like camping, hiking, trips to the
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Fifth of Brits believe they have a food allergy – yet one in six cannot identify any allergens in common food groups, GS1 UK research reveals
A fifth of Brits believe they have a food allergy – yet one in six are unable to identify any allergens within common food groups according to a recent study. Only 43% of those surveyed correctly identified tree nuts as
On the back of explosive growth in online shopping since March 2020, consumers are more worried than ever that their data will be hacked and used for purposes of which they are unaware, leading to a negative impact on purchasing,
New analysis from Experian has charted the changing shape of the business population since 2016. The data offers a unique snapshot into the current health of British business by sector and identifies growth areas which could flourish in the future.
A good Google review rating from customers is more important for restaurants, and more likely to draw in more customers, than a good health and safety rating, according to new research from Durham University Business School.
Grocery sales dip from pandemic highs but football provides big business for retailers, Kantar reports
The latest figures from Kantar show take-home grocery sales fell by 5.1% during the 12 weeks to 11 July 2021. Despite this year-on-year decline, sales are still strong compared with pre-pandemic times and shoppers spent £3 billion more on groceries
Kantar figures for the 52-week period ending 13 June reveal frozen food sales have continued to outperform total grocery growth in both value (+7.8%) and volume (+5.2%). The overall grocery market in the same period has been +6.9% value and
Retailers and brands are doubling down on virtual technologies to create “real virtualities, Accenture reports
As virtual environments come of age, a new report from Accenture, Business Futures, found that retailers and consumer goods companies are doubling down on immersive technologies, to build “real virtualities” — defined as digital environments that are increasingly realistic, engage
Latest data from Retail Experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +0.9% last week from the week before. The uplift varied across the three destination types with all of the increase coming from high streets where
In preparation for the reopening of their buildings, four-fifths (83%) of UK businesses have either already implemented clean air technology (52%) or plan to in the next twelve months (31%), according to a new research report from Johnson Controls.
Future plc, the global platform for specialist media, has today released findings on predicted consumer shopping trends and expenditure for Black Friday and Christmas 2021, which follows its post-lockdown purchasing analysis in March 2021. The research reveals 82% of Brits
According to data from Ankorstore, the curated marketplace connecting independent brands with local retailers, the economic disruption caused by the pandemic has inspired a wave of entrepreneurial independent retail businesses. Over the last six months, more than 10,000 independent retailers
The 2021 State of Supply Chain Sustainability Report, published today, explores how supply chain sustainability (SCS) practices are being implemented globally and what that means for professionals, enterprises, industries, and the planet. This year’s report indicates that pressure to support
Retail warehouses have emerged as the most attractive retail sector asset for investors in H1 2021, overtaking supermarket investment volumes, notes Colliers in its 2021 Midsummer Retail Report.
Events sector job vacancies rocket by 172% ahead of Freedom Day – data from world’s largest job site, Indeed
he return of large scale shows, sport and festivals has sent job postings in the events industry soaring toward pre-pandemic levels as England marks its ‘Freedom Day’, according to new data from the world’s largest job site Indeed.
A good corner shop is now more important to Brits than the local pub, according to a new survey.
New report from Mirakl shows how third-party sellers are accelerating enterprise marketplace growth among top retailers worldwide
Mirakl, the industry’s first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, today released the 2021 Enterprise Marketplace Seller Report, the largest and most comprehensive analysis of enterprise marketplace data examining third-party seller activity on leading retailer marketplaces around the world.
A survey has found that almost half of the UK’s workforce is not ready to return to work, with many being anxious or deeply concerned.
Spend diverted from online as sales growth plummets in June, IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index shows
Faced with a reopened high street, further easing of lockdown and a comparative twelve-year ecommerce high in 2020,online retail sales continued to fall to record-breaking lows in June, down -14.1% Year-on-Year (YoY). That is according to the latest IMRG Capgemini
Despite the Euros gripping the nation, the football failed to boost footfall last week, Springboard reports
Footfall in UK retail destinations rose by just +0.6% last week following a flat result the week before. There were marginal gains in retail parks and shopping centres of +1.4% and +1.3%, but in high streets there was no increase
Marcus Rashford’s feet have been named the ‘most valuable’ still playing in Euro 2020 and fifth place overall – worth £883,008 annually in the UK market alone. The England star attracts a search every 137 minutes from consumers for his Nike boots.
Most businesses need to build resilience to avoid future supply chain disruption, World Economic Forum report in collaboration with Kearney reveals
A new report part of an ongoing collaboration between the global consultancy partnership Kearney, and the World Economic Forum, has found that only a minority (12%) of leading companies globally are sufficiently protected against future disruptions in supply chains and
Increasing concerns about rising inflation have contributed to a small dip in shopper confidence, according to the latest Shopper Confidence Index from IGD.
New research shows that half (48%) of Baby Boomers are dyed-in-the-wool brand loyalists when it comes to buying games and their add-ons. And despite fifteen months of dipping in and out of lockdowns, more than nine in ten (92%) Boomers
The British Fashion Council and Clearpay unveil the changing world of beauty in the State of Retail Report
Leading ‘buy now pay later’ service Clearpay, and The British Fashion Council’s State of Retail Report, compiled by Oxford Economics, found there has been a shift in consumer behaviour, one that in 2020 saw consumers focus on skincare and self-care