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Global information company The NPD Group says amid the severe and unprecedented COVID-19 business pressures affecting Britain’s out-of-home (OOH) foodservice industry, the delivery channel has been a welcome success story. Comparing the January-to-October period this year with the same period
86% of retailers think COVID-19 will affect peaks such as Black Friday and Christmas, with two thirds (66%) of these thinking that changes will be negative. This is according to new research from global logistics company Advanced Supply Chain Group,
More than 72% of organizations have reported their supply chains being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, with a vast majority struggling across all aspects of their operations. This is according to new research from the Capgemini Research Institute, “Fast
Packaging giant DS Smith is warning brands and retailers that the Covid-19 pandemic does not mean they can overlook their environmental efforts after European research shows that shoppers continue to prioritise sustainable packaging.
Eight months have passed since the UK began its first COVID-19 lockdown, closing all but the most essential of retailers and imposing limits to in-store operations for those business that were able to keep their physical locations open.
Quadient a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, today announces the results of a consumer survey examining shopping intentions and parcel delivery challenges as we approach Black Friday and Christmas. The survey of
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across all UK retail destinations was -55.4% in comparison to last year. However, this disguises a huge variance between the UK nations; -59.8% in England with the other three nations improving
Despite the end of the Brexit transition period being less than six weeks away, little more than half (54%) of UK retailers believe they are either fully prepared, or will be for Brexit by the end of 2020. These are
According to research released today, almost half (43%) of UK shoppers will not miss any of the retail brands that have gone into administration since the pandemic began.
With the pandemic driving people to spend more time at home, change their spending habits and avoid air travel, U.K. businesses can expect to see a shift of £134 billion in economic value by 2022, according to Accenture.
Eighty per cent of sustainability business leaders with children say their corporate sustainability policies have been influenced by thinking about what the planet will look like for their own children, according to new research released today by the UK’s
XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has released findings from an October survey on e-commerce trends during COVID-19. The company expanded the scope of its most recent survey to include retailers and consumers in the
A survey issued today by global architecture, design, and planning firm Gensler indicates that rumours of the demise of the office may be greatly exaggerated. Over 67% of UK workers want a hybrid model of working, spending between one in
Despite the bounceback for retail following the first nationwide lockdown, interest in Black Friday has fallen dramatically since the closure of non-essential shops in England and Wales, according to research from PwC. Just 38% of UK consumers are either interested
A new study from Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) reveals the public’s expectations for hand sanitiser provisions in public spaces. Conducted during the summer of 2020 as businesses began to reopen after lockdown, the findings from the survey show how businesses
The stay-at-home and work-from-home culture means more people are spending time indulging in cooking, and, for those who can afford it, are opting for premium products and ingredients. This is according to the latest (November) Markets Dashboard - FMCG in
Over a third (36%) of Brits will do all, or at the very least most, of their Christmas shopping during November’s lockdown period, new research by LiveArea has found. Only 10% said they wouldn't do any Christmas shopping during the
Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today revealed the results of its 13th annual Global Shopper Study. This is the industry’s only market tracker that analyses
In a new study from McCarthy & Stone looking at the nation’s typical Christmas spending habits, it has been revealed that on average we’ll be spending over £100 less on the festive season than we did in the 2019 and 2018.
The share of consumer packaged goods (CPG) sold on promotion in Europe reached its highest level so far in 2020, at 18.2% in the four weeks ending 4th October. This represents the highest value in 2020 and the second highest
Online marketplaces such as Amazon and Zalando may be set to be the big winners of the second UK-wide lockdown, according to new research.
This Black Friday, brands can cut through the crowded ecommerce environment by reaching their audiences in unexpected places. That’s according to new insights from eBay Ads UK, which reveal the unusual shopping behaviours that create opportunities for brands to engage
Tetra Pak today unveils findings from its global research study, in partnership with Ipsos, showing that food safety is a major issue for society. The same amount of respondents believe that COVID-19 is a “real threat.” At the same time,
In a clear sign that Christmas and Black Friday shopping has been pulled forward, retailers recorded a huge uplift in online sales for week commencing 1 November, with sales growth up +61%, the highest year-on-year rate since June and fourth-highest this year.
Take-home grocery sales growth in Ireland accelerated to 14.4% during the 12 weeks to 1 November 2020, the latest figures from Kantar show. Year-on-year growth was stronger again over the latest four weeks, reaching 18.8%, as the nationwide lockdown closed