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As the UK approaches the one-year milestone since the start of the first national lockdown, new data from eBay shows two thirds (67%) of UK sellers said they started selling pre-owned goods last year to earn extra cash during the
With bricks-and-mortar stores closed for almost a year, new research reveals that over three-quarters (78%) of UK and US consumers would not have been able to indulge their love of luxury without online shopping.
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +7% last week from the week before. There were increases in activity in each of the three key destination types, but in shopping centres the
Brits are streamlining their excess baggage in a bid to achieve a lighter lifestyle, with a 50% drop in people taking a bag out with them – and a quarter of the population now trying to carry less wherever they go.
UK business optimism rose to its the highest since 2015, fuelled by the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, according to the Accenture/ IHS Markit UK Business Outlook.
CEO and CFOs of consumer businesses identify priorities for the next 12 months as profitable and sustainable growth (85%), developing existing products and services (70%), and introducing new products and services (52%), according to Deloitte.
Mollie, one of the fastest-growing payment service providers in Europe, has published research unveiling the state of payments in retail today as well as the challenges and opportunities in the retail market following a turbulent year.
A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute examining the impact of the past year’s disruption on consumer products and retail (CP&R) supply chains, has found that 66% of organizations say their strategy will change significantly in the next 3
New research has revealed a recycling crisis in the UK with households simply running out of room in their bins and unable to recycle properly.
Locked down Brits’ showed a preference for premium convenience products according to data from supermarket cashback app, Shopmium, which has compiled a list of users’ choice supermarket buys in 2020 based on ratings from its 2 million+ users.
The shopping and eating habits of the 18-24 year old group have changed significantly over the course of the year of the pandemic, according to new research published this week.
Consumer spending fell 13.8% year-on-year in February as lockdown restrictions continued, yet some sectors saw record growth as the first signs of spring lifted the nation’s spirits.
With the strict lockdown still in place, online retail sales held strong in February, rising by +69.5% Year-on-Year (YoY). That’s according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the online sales performance of over 200 retailers. Though
As part of FM Outsource's in-depth analysis of the retail sector, the customer service outsourcer surveyed 300 consumers across the UK. They assessed the challenges retail customer service faces in 2021 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and how
An estimated 7.7 million Britons will make up a highly lucrative segment, so-called “Revenge Spenders” making up for lost time. However, another new post-Covid phenomenon, The Rationers, will be even greater in size but far more reluctant to spend.
Poorcheckout experiences, including a lack of one-click or quick payment options, risks losing retailers hard won online conversions, the latest data from parcelLab, the leading operations experience platform, revealed.
The latest figures from Kantar show that take-home grocery sales in Ireland grew by 16.3% in the 12 weeks to 21 February 2021. Growth was even stronger during the past month at 17.7%, the highest level since November 2020, as shoppers spent an additional €151.1 million.
Shopper confidence is at its highest level in over a year, according to the latest IGD Shopper Confidence Index. The boost has been driven by the announcement of the planned easing of lockdown restrictions and the rapid rollout of the
From browsing to basket, the world of the modern shopper has changed, as have their expectations for delivery, according to today’s 2021 Fixing Failed Deliveries report from GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence.
New consumer research released by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, reveals that 65% of functional beverage consumers are more worried about their health since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telstra, a leading Australian telecommunications and technology company, has today published a report in partnership with Vanson Bourne, that reveals the impact of COVID-19 on European businesses, and how some are using digital transformation to pivot business models to adapt
Symphony RetailAI, a leading global provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, today announced the release of “Personalised Promotions: The Key to Bigger Baskets and More Frequent Trips,” in partnership with Retail
The global grocery retail market is on track to generate an additional $440bn in sales between 2020 and 2022, yielding a 3.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate), according to the latest forecast from global insight provider IGD.
Last year people encountered strict, last-minute Covid-19 restrictions and high-street closures across Britain led to one of the most disruptive retail periods. Yet for many consumers, shopping online helped save the day with UK internet sales making up 46% of
There has been a huge interest in how British make tea after an American woman shared her questionable ‘tea brewing method’ on TikTok. British tea consumption has also increased by 65% comparing figures from 2019 to 2020.