Rising inflation concerns continue, contributing to a further dip in shopper confidence, according to the latest Shopper Confidence Index from IGD.According to the July 2021 Shopper Confidence Index, from ShopperVista – which provides category, insight and commercial professionals with trusted
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Tetra Pak has released its annual Sustainability Report, outlining the progress made on various aspects of sustainability throughout its business operations in 2020, shedding light on its future commitments and ambitions.
The results of the 2021 FutureBrand Index, the annual perception study of PwC’s top 100 companies, reveal extensive changes in the perception of global companies since the start of the pandemic. Today, it is those companies prioritising innovation to impact
Royal Mail subscription box report launch: consumers in London, West Mids and Northern Ireland drive growth
Consumers in London, West Midlands and Northern Ireland are most likely to be signed up to subscription services, according to Royal Mail’s new UK Subscription Box Market report.
The majority (87%) of under-35s say that being financially secure is a vital part of ‘adulting’, according to a new survey commissioned by payments company Zip. However, three in ten (29%) report feeling less financially secure now compared to before
Footfall in UK retail destinations rose by +4.9% last week from the week before, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail intelligence experts Springboard reveals that footfall in UK retail destinations rose by +4.9% last week from the week before, with rises of +6.9% in high streets and +4.8% in shopping centres versus just +0.8% in retail parks.
But new figures show that we are also a nation of food wasters, with the average UK family throwing away around £350 of food each year.
Data compiled by the global affiliate network www.awin.com, which tracks thousands of retailers’ sales each day, looked at sales in the Health & Beauty, Sports & Fitness, and Fashion sectors for the duration of the latest season of Love Island
Despite increasing hype surrounding the power of micro influencers, new research has shown that influencers with larger followings can generate better commercial returns for beauty brands.
With fears of the Coronavirus still fresh in consumers’ minds, new research from Valtech suggests that UK shoppers are increasingly open to innovative digital technologies designed to help them browse and buy from the safety of their homes. The research,
Home movers are predicted to become a lucrative audience for brands across multiple categories over the next few weeks, as a combination of lockdown savings and the looming stamp duty deadline drives many to relocate. That’s according to new research
Printing recognisable health symbols on product packaging can reverse misconceptions around the healthiness of low-cost items, leading to a sales boost for manufacturers as well as fostering healthier purchasing choices for budget shoppers, research from Imperial College Business School reveals.
Millennials are becoming a driving force behind changes to how retailers deliver goods, according to new research.
Shoppers will spend 9% more if they receive superior service, with personalisation key, research shows
Consumers are willing to spend 9% more on a product if they receive superior customer service, according to new research from cloud-based contact centre technology provider, Puzzel.
Leading cash handling supplier, Volumatic has released a new white paper sharing the research that consumer demand for cash acceptance remains high. After misinformation spread during the pandemic, many retailers have been reluctant to accept cash payments, with 26% of
Online grocery sales fall by 10% as in-store sales rise to £7.7bn as UK shoppers enjoy short summer heatwave, Nielsen reports
UK supermarkets experienced 50 million more in-store visits in the last four weeks ending 14th August 2021 compared with the same period last year, with store sales rising to £7.7bn. However, this is at the expense of online grocery sales,
The latest figures from Kantar show the grocery market declined by 3.9% during the 12 weeks to 8 August 2021, as life continued to edge back to normal in Ireland and indoor dining in restaurants, pubs and cafés returned for
Mobile wallet payments surged by $481bn in a year and number of users to hit 1.7bn by 2023, data shows
The mobile wallets industry continues booming, with more people than ever choosing mobile payment services as a safer and more convenient way of managing money.
Millennials drive need for speed in click-and-collect services, with 68% demanding express in-store collections, research shows
UK consumers increasingly expect faster fulfilment through retailers’ click-and-collect services, with demand for express in-store collections driven by Millennials, the latest data from OneStock, the modern and agile Order Management System (OMS) provider for omnichannel retail, reveals.
Retail sales volumes fell by 2.5% between June and July 2021; looking more broadly, however, they were up by 5.2% in the three months to July compared with the previous three months and are 5.8% higher than their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19)
Contactless spending is expected to account for almost half of all transactions by the end of 2022 (47%), as it becomes the most popular payment method for the first time, according to new research.
A new study by independent trust Power to Change and YouGov shows the UK public’s increased desire to shop local and support their community, as sparked by the pandemic, continues to grow despite the easing of lockdown restrictions in the
Aim low, avoid disappointment: just 9% of cynical Brits expect to be wowed by customer service, study shows
Freshworks Inc., a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, today unveiled survey findings that reveal the complexity and contradiction of consumer expectations. With just 9% of the 2,000 UK consumers surveyed (part of a broader
New figures released today unveil the surprising value of the UK student market. Uncovered by Student Beans, the online platform providing success for businesses with Generation Z, these new findings highlight the lucrative reality of the student economy and why
According to new research out today, the number of women who take up gaming grew by nearly 20% during the pandemic, and 49% are most likely to invest time in the action and adventure genre.