The national town centre vacancy rate was 10.3% in July, a slight increase on the previous quarters rate of 10.2% and the highest since January 2015.
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The Report on Jobs, published today by KPMG and the REC, indicated falling demand for both permanent and temporary retail staff in July.
YAZOO KiDS is proud to be supporting Change4Life this year, a move that will see the ‘Good Choice badge alongside bottles of Strawberry and Banana packs in store and within its marketing mix across the country.
New research has revealed that the majority of UK consumers are happy to pay more for locally sourced produce rather than those which come further afield.
Consumer spending grew by 1.7% year-on-year in July – representing a decline in real terms when accounting for inflation – following similarly muted figures in May and June.
Retail’s success in regional areas is dependent on building omni-channel experience, says Conversity
For any retailer, being able to efficiently serve customers in both urban and more rural areas is key to establishing wide brand awareness and a dominant market presence. For retail technology expert Conversity, this means building a fluid, cohesive omni-channel
Leisure spending saw marginal growth in the second quarter of 2019, with net spending up one percentage point both quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year, according to Deloitte’s latest Leisure Consumer report.
According to thousands of employee reviews, working in the retail sector offers a much more positive experience than those in other sectors.
The European online division of global payments leader, Ingenico Group, has released ecommerce transaction data insights which indicate a greater pan-European business opportunity for online merchants during highly targeted peak shopping events.
A new report, Health on the Shelf published today (26 July 2019) by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and Slimming World, exposes the marketing tactics used to drive sales of unhealthy products and reveals that supermarket layout, pricing
According to new research published today from inRiver, young British consumers admit they would reconsider purchasing behaviours if retailers were better at communicating the environmental impact of their purchases.
More than half (58%) of retail businesses are currently losing revenue due to shortcomings with their payment gateway. And two thirds (66%) of payments professionals within these retailers report that they are coming under increasing pressure from senior leaders
The UK food-to-go market is forecast to be worth £23.4bn by 2024, up from £18.5bn in 2019, growing by 26.4%. According to new research from IGD, the channel is set to experience double the growth of the wider UK food
Shopper marketing activity must be strategic to optimise return from Britons’ love of summer BBQs, says Bridgethorne
A new study that has highlighted the extent of Britons’ love affair with a good summer barbecue reinforces the importance for brands and retailers to embrace occasion-based shopping when targeting shoppers and consumers.
Paymentsense, Europe’s largest merchant services provider, has released new findings on the waning level of consumer patience in Britain. In partnership with YouGov BrandIndex, the only daily consumer perception research service of brands, Paymentsense found that 37% of Gen Z’s
The total value of the men’s prestige grooming market in the UK was valued at £500 million in the 12 months to the end of June 2019, according to The NPD Group, an increase of £2.2 million on
The latest grocery market share figures, published today by Kantar, show year-on-year supermarket sales fell by 0.5% in the 12 weeks to 14 July 2019. This marks the first overall decline in the supermarket sector since June 2016. However,
Total grocery sales fell by -0.5% in the last four weeks, despite the start of warm summer weather at the end of June and the sporting season in the UK. Shoppers also spent less per visit compared with the same
Visitors from the Middle East continue to flock to the UK for summer spending spree on British brands
ax free shopping expert Global Blue forecasts that there will be a surge in Middle Eastern shoppers visiting the UK over the summer months, with an expected rise of 16% from July to September, continuing the strong trend. With approximately
The KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) has determined that retail health deteriorated more than expected in the second quarter of 2019. In their qualitative and quantitative assessment of demand, margins and costs, the think tank’s members pointed to low consumer
Beano Studios kid-first consultancy, Beano for Brands, today reveals what kids want for Christmas 2019.
Brits are at risk of serious illnesses as new research reveals today that 78% of consumers do not understand the daily recommended levels of salt, fat and sugar consumption. The nationwide health survey by Spoon Guru, a world leader in
With excellent weather and the start of the sale season signalling the arrival of summer, online retail sales rose by +8.5% Year-on-Year (YOY) in June, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. After a disappointing May, which saw
Being less engaged and more adept at using ad-blocking technology were the top reasons Generation Z were found as difficult to market to, and close to three quarters of businesses admitted they were focusing their efforts on targeting this generation
Research out today from Square reveals it’s not just the weather heating up this summer, but domestic tourism too, as half of Brits plan staycations in the UK this year. The report reveals that the weaker pound and the uncertainty