Researchers at an online price tracking website have analysed the costs of a range of dieting foods and products across seven UK supermarkets to determine who offers the cheapest options for those looking to lose weight this January with the
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Sunday marks the start of ‘re-resolution week’, offering brands a fresh opportunity to tap into the lucrative ‘new year, new me’ mindset as Brits put their New Year’s Resolutions into action three weeks after they have been set. That’s according
Young adults (44% of 18-24-year-olds) are more likely to be influenced to buy a product or service online if they’re given a personalised offer, compared to those aged over 55 (24%), research has revealed. However, while it’s been established that the
One in five UK businesses are financially stressed, with more than 1,000 companies in situations of acute distress, according to new research from KPMG.
Brexit: more retailers expecting negative impacts over next five years than benefits, IRX survey reveals
More than 36% of retailers think that leaving the EU at the end of this month will have mostly negative effects on their business over the next five years.
New report by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield explores how consumers in UK and Europe will be shopping by 2029
Today, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield unveils its biggest retail trends report to date,‘Westfield How We Shop: The Next Decade’, which predicts 2025 will be the experience tipping point in retail when more than half of retail space in stores will be dedicated
Springboard has reported on a difficult ending to a trading year in retail with total footfall down -2.5% for the five weeks from 24 November to 28 December 2019.
Grocery spend in Ireland hit €1.2bn in the four weeks to 29th December 2019, as Irish shoppers spent an additional €32.5m over the Christmas period in comparison to the same time last year, reveals new data released today from Nielsen.
One in two business leaders admit out-of-date tech is holding their company back, finds ThoughtWorks
British business leaders do not believe their companies are fully up to speed with developing technologies - with only around half (53%) saying they are fully utilising their technology advantage to win business, run efficient systems and attract the best
Consumer spending grows just 1% in December as rise in consumer confidence fails to boost festive spending, Barclaycard reports
Consumer spending reached just 1% year-on-year growth in December, representing a decline åin real terms when accounting for inflation.
Brands are advised to expect the unexpected this winter, with wet and windy weather likely to prompt some unconventional shopping sprees. That’s according to new insights released by eBay Advertising, which unveil a cohort of weather-agnostic consumers that advertisers could
New research has found that nearly 30% of employees in retail customer service roles are most likely to look for a new job in January, due to a seasonal slump in engagement and motivation.
Capgemini report: automation provides competitive edge for retailers to bring customers back in store
As automation technology continues to mature, it is becoming increasingly a point of competitive advantage, with consumers responding positively to the improved convenience that it can deliver. However, in order to capitalise on this trend, retailers will need to prioritise
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales grew marginally by 0.2% in the 12 weeks to 29 December. While retailers still took a record £29.3 billion through tills in the so-called golden quarter – up
Springboard: post-Christmas shopping period saw footfall drop by an average of -4% from 26 December to 1 January
Retail intelligence experts Springboard today announced that the post-Christmas shopping period saw footfall drop by an average of -4% from the 26 December to 1 January. Following a lacklustre two weeks in the lead up to Christmas, retailers were hoping
Takeback Thursday: returns expected to increase by 72% on first working day of the year, Royal Mail reveals
On Thursday 2 January 2020 – Takeback Thursday – returns of online purchases are predicted to increase by 72% compared to the average number of return parcels per day in December, according to Royal Mail. Takeback Thursday is the day
A recent survey by leading monthly instalment payment solution Splitit highlights the growing importance of consumer returns within the e-commerce industry. The Splitit survey revealed that a good return policy is not only key to overall customer experience, but directly
The UK’s retail industry is likely to grow by at least +1.0% in 2020, despite weaker food sales, according to the latest predictions from the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank.
London’s position as the number one shopping destination in the UK is under threat as international shoppers start to travel further afield to meet their shopping needs.
When it comes to product choice, new research can reveal that the capital’s consumers are influenced by brands and products that are ‘ethically sourced’ and those that have ‘eco-friendly, sustainable packaging’.
As online shopping continues to be the fastest-growing channel in Asia’s grocery market, international researcher IGD reveals the two biggest players, JD.com and Alibaba, are driving the most growth in online grocery shopping, with their combined grocery sales growth in
Almost three quarters of UK shoppers (72%) think that retailers could do more to make their e-commerce websites more engaging, research from the latest report from Tribe (formerly SciVisum), a leading web performance and testing service provider, reveals.
Consumer behaviours shift to indulgence at home as Nielsen reveals the year’s top fastest growing products
Britain has ramped up its spend on chocolate, crisps, soft drinks and spirits as stay-at-home consumers have turned to indulgent treats, reveals new data from Nielsen for The Grocer’s 2019 Top Products Survey.
Leading garden centre, Hayes Garden World, has released a report exploring consumer buying habits and trends at Christmas time.
Deloitte: average pre-Christmas discounting reaches 43.8% record, but last minute shoppers to find best deals
Average pre-Christmas discounting has reached a record 43.8% this December, –0.2% deeper than the same time last year, according to analysis of more than 800,000 online and in-store products by Deloitte.