A new survey of craft bakers on bread buying habits, conducted in April, has highlighted some positive changes to shoppers’ bread buying habits over the last year, as well as the types of bread proving most popular amongst consumers.
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Over a quarter of spend in the UK is via Amazon – but 70% of shoppers want them to pay more taxes, survey shows
As COVID-19 restrictions ease in many parts of the world and non-essential retail in England reopens on July 19th, Wunderman Thompson Commerce’s Future Shopper Report 2021 – which surveyed over 28,000 consumers across 17 countries on their current and future
Out-of-stocks fall as retail reopens, but unavailable stock still accounts for almost a fifth of UK retailers’ inventory, OneStock’s data warns
Inventory availability has improved, with out-of-stocks falling by 8% since retail reopened, data from OneStock, the modern and agile Order Management System (OMS) provider for omnichannel retail, reveals. However, with unavailable stock still making up almost a fifth of
New research has revealed the number of UK customers experiencing service issues has risen to its highest level since 2009.
UK shoppers say high prices and product confusion stop them shopping more sustainably, EY survey finds
UK consumers’ interest in sustainable products has risen significantly, according to the latest EY Future Consumer Index, with more than a quarter (28%) saying they have increased their purchase of sustainable products over the course of the pandemic and a
Amazon today published the 2021 UK SME Impact Report, highlighting that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) selling on Amazon have created 175,000 jobs across the UK and recorded over £3.5 billion in export sales in 2020.
Global retail study finds blending benefits of physical and online shopping is key to UK high street recovery, study finds
A new report into shopping behaviour around the world has found that UK retailers are most likely to thrive in the coming years if they can combine the convenience of digital shopping with the experience of being physically in-store.
Despite sustainability issues sitting at the heart of many consumers minds now, especially given the growth in online shopping habits, a new report has revealed that the UK’s top direct to consumer (DTC) retailers are failing when it comes to
New data from Quotezone.co.uk, a leading price comparison platform, shows that demand for office space has made a partial U-turn in the first five months of this year, following a sharp decline during the height of the pandemic.
UK logistics sector continues to reach new heights with third record-breaking quarter in 18 months, CBRE reports
Take-up of UK logistics space in Q2 2021 surpassed the record level of take-up achieved in Q3 2020 of 13.3m sq ft to reach a total of 15.4m sq ft, marking the third record-breaking quarter in the past 18 months,
Retail space requirements to decline but physical stores will remain vital for many sectors, CBRE reports
The pandemic has accelerated the growth of e-commerce in the UK, with online sales increasing by 44% in 2020 and total online penetration reaching 26%, up from 18% pre-pandemic, according to the latest research from global real estate advisor, CBRE.
In its highly anticipated annual retail food and grocery channel forecasts, IGD, provider of foresight and analysis for the food and consumer goods industry, predicts that the unprecedented 8.5% growth in 2020 will slow to 1.7% in 2021 and then
IBM Security today announced the results of a global survey examining consumers’ digital behaviours during the pandemic, as well as their potential long-term impact on cybersecurity. With society becoming increasingly accustomed to digital-first interactions, the study found that preferences for
As employees across the UK are to set to embark on their return to the workplace following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, new research reveals that commuters are reluctant to return to the office in the coming months, mainly due
Footfall across all UK retail destinations remained virtually static last week with a marginal drop of -0.2%. However, this was driven by a drop in footfall of -2% in retail parks, whilst in high streets and shopping centres footfall rose
The latest figures from Kantar show that grocery market sales declined by 5.7% year on year during the 12 weeks to 13 June 2021. Sales were down 7.0% in the most recent four weeks as warmer weather and outdoor hospitality
The growing cohort of midsize fashion shoppers sees apparel brands begin to blur the lines between standard and plus sizing, prompting brands to think about sizing in a wider midsize continuum and promoting greater size inclusivity within the fashion industry,
A research report released today has revealed the innovative new ways retailers are using RFID technology in-store to improve profitability. Authored by Emeritus Professor Adrian Beck from the University of Leicester and the ECR Retail Loss Group and supported by
Two thirds of smartphone users keen to switch to brands with 24/7 antiviral and antibacterial screen protection, study shows
Only nine per cent of mobile users will definitely stay with their current brand if offered an alternative with built in protection against the harmful bacteria and viruses that thrive on screens.
Retail sales were reported as above seasonal norms in June, and to the greatest extent since November 2016, with volumes expected to remain good for the time of year next month, according to the CBI’s latest Distributive Trades Survey. The
Gen Z shoppers leave £6.5bn of items in online shopping baskets each year; £3bn more than the over-65s, new figures reveal.
Symphony RetailAI, a leading global provider of integrated AI-powered marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, today announced research showing that omnichannel grocery shoppers shop more frequently and spend up to 20% more compared to in-store-only
Consumer shifts in how and where people buy products evolved significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, creating new opportunities for retailers to use new channels, fulfilment strategies and payment options, according to the results of a new survey out today from
Cashflows, the platform that makes it easy for merchants to accept payments, today publishes new research revealing the impact of the pandemic on UK consumer shopping habits. The research shows a marked increase in those who say they feel motivated
Research from Kalibrate shows that, despite growing levels of EV ownership among consumers, more than half (57%) of electric vehicle drivers are still nervous about running out of charge.