More than 500 young, unemployed people joined IGD’s virtual work experience programme last week (01-05 February), to receive invaluable employability skills training amid a burgeoning unemployment crisis in the UK.
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Online grocery sales soar to highest levels ever as British supermarkets deliver exceptional performance in January, Nielsen reports
British shoppers spent £1.4bn on groceries online during the month of January, a growth of 121% in the last four weeks ending 30th January. A large proportion of this expenditure was from new online shoppers who spent an equivalent of
Consumer spending declined 16.3% t year-on-year in January – the sharpest decline since May 2020 – as the retail, hospitality and travel sectors felt the full impact of national lockdown measures.
Footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +6.7% last week from the week before, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +6.7% last week from the week before, with rises of +9% in UK high streets, +4.5% in retail parks and +4.3% in shopping centres. Footfall
The latest figures from Kantar show that take-home grocery sales in Ireland grew by 16.4% in the 12 weeks to 24 January 2021. Growth edged up over the past month to 16.8% as the new year brought a full month
Remarkably, UK small business growth forecasts remain unchanged on the previous two quarters, despite the UK starting 2021 in an unprecedented third national lockdown.
Research for Indesser, a joint venture between the Cabinet Office and TDX Group, has shown that over half of Brits (53%) have improved their financial tracking and budgeting during COVID-19.
Shopper confidence has increased to its highest level since February 2020, according to the latest IGD Shopper Confidence Index. The increase is driven by restored confidence within the over-55s, which appears to be a direct result of the vaccine
Even though Veganuary is officially over (with nearly 600,000 taking part this year), a new study by Holland & Barrett found that more than one in four vegans adopted the diet in the last 12 months. This indicates that more
Total central London retail investment in Q4 2020 reached £475m, more than double the total volume in Q4 2019 which saw £200m transacted, according to the latest research from global real estate advisor, CBRE.
As consumers remain closer to home due to the coronavirus pandemic, retailers are closing stores, switching online, or planning to move their city-based bricks and mortar outlets into local high streets in the near future.
The latest lockdown is prompting people to ramp up their fitness programmes and hone their performance, whatever the weather. That’s according to new research and insights from eBay Ads UK, which finds that while many Brits are using their spare
While there’s no disagreement across the UK that wine is the nation’s favourite drink, new research from Wine Drinkers UK shows there is real disparity across the Four Nations as to how we choose that wine.
UK retail warehousing – often erroneously associated with the struggling high street sector – continues to outperform other retail segments despite the rise of online retailing and Covid-19, a pioneering report conducted by Savills in conjunction with Ediston Property Investment
Online retailers accounted for 77% of the cumulative MCap gain recorded by top 25 global retailers in 2020, says GlobalData
Online retailers had a remarkable year in 2020, seeing a 65% gain in cumulative market capitalization (MCap) in 2020 over 2019, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Investment into supermarkets surpassed 2019 levels and long term average in 2020 to reach £1.83bn, finds Colliers
Demand for UK supermarket property assets has boomed in the face of the soaring sales volumes experienced by UK grocery operators during the pandemic. The trend has been further driven by the challenges facing other commercial property asset types and
Eating In vs Dining Out 2021 – the second report in a series that examines the impact of COVID-19 on the UK food and drink market – quantifies how the pandemic shifted spend from foodservice to retail channels in 2020,
Symphony RetailAI, the leading provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, today announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.
Nationwide research of 5,000 Britons has revealed a heat map of the UK, with folk from Middlesbrough emerging as most partial to an extremely hot curry.
Vegans are here to stay: over half a million signed up to Veganuary 2021, Chicago Town survey reveals
The number of Veganuary participants saw a 45.2% increase this year, with 582,000 people signing up to the plant-based pledge, compared to last year’s 400,000.
A recent report looking at the state of automation in UK warehousing published by OW Robotics, supplier of flexible automated warehouse solutions, has identified retail as one of the main sectors that could see strong potential gains from the robot
A higher proportion of listed retail companies are at risk of insolvency compared to other sectors, according to data from the latest EY Profit Warnings Report.
GS1 UK and Nielsen Brandbank have signed a collaboration agreement, increasing the standardisation of product data to deliver supply-chain efficiencies and improve the service for members and clients.
The UK has become a nation of digital shopkeepers during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Experian’s analysis of the changing shape of the business population.
With all but essential retail currently closed, UK consumers are missing aspects of the in-store shopping experience, according to a new nationwide survey published today by Fresh Relevance - the versatile personalisation and decision engine which optimises the customer experience.