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Deloitte: new lockdowns edge consumer confidence to near-record lows, but cautious optimism could aid recovery
The final quarter of 2020 saw consumer confidence fall by a further percentage point, to -17%, as the UK headed into the New Year under fresh lockdown restrictions, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker. With the exception of personal
A global research study has revealed that online shopping brings clear sustainability benefits and that urban logistics facilities, like those needed to serve dense populations such a London, could dramatically reduce transportation-related carbon emissions.
A recent survey commissioned by Avira has found that, despite warnings in the media, UK smartphone users are less concerned about TikTok than other forms for social media. According to the study, more than half of respondents in the
Post-pandemic offices to “bifurcate” – but it’s the end of the road for open plan workspaces, research shows
In the future, the companies will require smaller offices - but demand for super-premium, high-end office space may rise, according to new research from recruiter Randstad.
New research has revealed the number of UK customers experiencing problems with organisations is at its highest ever level, as overall customer satisfaction drops to its lowest level since July 2015.
iStock, a leading global source of visual content, today released new data on UK consumer shopping habits, that shows how Brits have changed their purchasing behaviour to support local since the onset of the pandemic.
Consumer trust in the food sector has increased over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from Europe’s leading food innovation initiative can reveal.
Researchers polled the nation and revealed pizza topped with the spicy Italian American sausage is the nation's favourite, with a resounding 30 percent of the vote.
Valentine’s Day 2021 will be a tale of takeaways, reduced spending, zoom calls and forbidden meetings, research reveals
Those planning to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year don’t have a huge range of options available to them, especially if they live apart.
In 2020, retailers who innovated to keep up with the changing consumer behavior reaped bigger than those that did not.
Problems with receiving and returning products are having a major impact on customer perceptions of UK retailers, according to a new report from post-purchase technology platform HelloDone.
Digital wallet spend to exceed $10 trillion globally in 2025; driven by rising e-commerce and contactless spend
A new study from Juniper Research has found that total spend via digital wallets will exceed $10 trillion in 2025, up from $5.5 trillion in 2020. The research found this dramatic 83% growth in spend will be fuelled by the
New data from Barclaycard reveals that contactless technology has emerged as one of the big winners of 2020, accounting for 88.6% of all eligible card transactions.
Retail sales fell 1.9% in 2020, compared with 2019, the largest year-on-year fall on record, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.
Irish food and drink exports to the UK remain buoyant, despite period of unprecedented uncertainty, Bord Bia reports
New figures released in the annual Bord Bia Export Performance and Prospects report 2020/2021 show that exports of Irish food, drink and horticulture to the UK were held to a marginal 5% decline in 2020, valued at €4.3 billion (v
Predicting wine trends for the unpredictable year ahead is certainly a challenge for the wine industry as we attempt to plan and prepare for ever-changing times. Jo Taylorson, head of marketing and product management at Kingsland Drinks, shares insights on
Economies around the world have been impacted by COVID-19 and vaccines have been touted as the fix to return to pre-pandemic economic stability. However, nearly two thirds (64%) of surveyed consumers around the world said they won’t take an
UK shoppers twice as likely to use buy now pay later apps than to buy secondhand clothing, research shows
UK online shoppers have been revealed to be almost twice as likely to purchase new clothing and pay via ‘buy now pay later apps’ than to purchase cheaper secondhand clothes.
47% of EMEA investors indicate they want to invest in the retail sector in next two years, reports Colliers International
Globally, there is set to be a 50 per cent surge in investment into commercial real estate in the second half of the year, predicts Colliers International in its new Global Capital Markets 2021 Investor Outlook paper. In EMEA, the
There was an overall 57% year-on-year (YoY) increase in outbound ecommerce sales from the UK in 2020, with the peak holiday trading period in November experiencing a 42% YoY like-for-like surge in international cross-border online sales compared to the same
On average retailers offer just two returns formats, with 27% only giving shoppers one way to return goods, parcelLab shows
Retailers are failing to build customer experience into online returns, and risk losing future sales and shoppers’ loyalty due to communication blackholes and a lack of choice in the returns process, the latest data from parcelLab, the leading operations experience
UK cities, shopping centres, restaurants, offices, and meeting places have been radically hit and changed due to the Covid-19 health crisis, in an incredibly short period of time. This is what has emerged from a study carried out by Mytraffic,
A third (32%) of UK adults who drink alcohol say wine is their favourite alcoholic drink, according to new YouGov research revealed today by Wine Drinkers UK (WDUK). Beating beer (25%) and spirits (25%) into second and third place respectively,
Footfall across UK retail destinations declined by -10.9% last week from the week before, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations declined by -10.9% last week from the week before, less than half the drop of -27.1% in the previous week. Footfall was -14.6% lower in shopping