Half of UK retailers anticipate a spike in fraud attacks on their businesses in the Q4 shopping period, new research commissioned by Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world's leading companies, has found.
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UK adults estimate that almost a third of what they buy ends up in the bin despite three in four making attempts to get more use out of the products that end up in their fridges and cupboards.
E-commerce growth could create 12 million sq ft of last mile logistics space requirements by 2025, says Knight Frank
E-commerce sales are forecast to rise from 27% to 30% by 2025, resulting in an additional £37 billion worth of online retail sales. With every billion pounds of online retail sales requiring around 320,000 sq ft of urban logistics space,
Fortnum & Mason predicted to be big Black Friday online winner, with John Lewis slipping, new data suggests
Fortnum & Mason has been predicted to see a 58% increase in UK search volumes for Black Friday 2021, more than any other department store, according to data released today.
ASDA retains title as UK’s cheapest online supermarket for Government’s Consumer Price Index ‘shopping basket’, Alertr shows
An online price-tracking website that’s constantly monitoring price increases and decreases across six major UK online supermarkets can now reveal that Asda has again retained its title as the least expensive option for British consumers looking to keep their grocery
According to retail intelligence experts Springboard, footfall across UK retail destinations declined marginally by -0.7% last week from the week before.
Majority of UK shoppers to opt for sustainable retail brands during Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas, new research finds
Tug, a leading digital performance marketing agency, today launched new research identifying UK consumer shopping preferences during the Golden Quarter. The study found that the majority (67%) of Brits pay attention to the sustainability and environmental efforts of retail
Total Till grocery sales have slowed to -0.7% in the last four weeks ending 9th October 2021, as UK shoppers begin to rebalance their spending habits, and against high comparatives with growing concerns around rising energy and fuel costs reveals
Fashion is changing in all aspects and Gen Z is at its core because they are 40% of the total fashion consumers and are the biggest global generation with a $3 trillion indirect annual spending power.
The latest grocery market figures from Kantar show sales fell by 2.2% year on year in the 12 weeks ending 3 October 2021. The decline reflects the fact sales are still being compared against the extraordinary levels of shopping seen
Private labels poised to increase sales as leading FMCG brands pass on inflationary price increases to consumers, IRI reports
Findings from IRI’s biannual ‘FMCG Demand Signals’ report published today reveals how demand for major supermarkets’ own private labels have dragged, preventing them from capitalising on potential growth in value sales, despite promotions and prominent positioning on grocery apps and
The latest data from the Office for National Statistics shows online sales, as a proportion of total retail sales, have reached 25.5% for two consecutive months (June and July 2021), which according to Colliers’ analysts marks a step-change in consumer
Productsup, the leading e-commerce data integration company, today released the findings of its commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, “The Future of Commerce Technology.” The study, which surveyed 375 business decision-makers and directors in Europe and North America, found commerce
Rewired consumers take environment, packaging and health decisions into their own hands, Tetra Pak Index 2021 shows
Tetra Pak unveils how Covid-19 has made consumers rethink the way they live, and fundamentally shift how they act in the latest Tetra Pak Index report. The pandemic has reinforced the value consumers place on human connections, taking into account
Supply chain issues and rising costs drive profit warnings of UK listed companies back to pre-pandemic levels, EY finds
Profit warnings issued by UK listed companies in consumer-facing sectors, including retail and grocery producers, accounted for 33% of all warnings in the third quarter of the year as rising energy prices, supply bottlenecks and labour shortages spread across the economy.
UK households cut their carbon emissions by an estimated 33 million tonnes in 2020 as people spent less during the pandemic, according to new research by Accenture.
Barclays finds 64% of young Brits more likely to buy from brands with a social goal since pandemic began
New research out today from Barclays has uncovered the changing shopping habits of Brits, with two thirds of those under the age of 35 (64%) suggesting they are more likely to buy from brands with a social goal since the
With the environment continuing to drive political and business agendas post-pandemic and ahead of COP26, the green credentials of a brand have taken on increased relevance to consumers’ shopping habits. OC&C’s latest RPI reveals over a third of the UK
Barclaycard: September consumer spending grew 13.3%, but shortages and inflation hampered Brits’ confidence
Consumer card spending grew 13.3% in September compared to the same period in 2019, as Brits enjoyed the last of the summer sun. However, ongoing supply chain shortages and rising food and energy prices have hampered consumer confidence.
Late payments are threatening the survival of small businesses across the UK, according to findings from new QR-code payment and invoicing app, tomato pay.
New research from RSM reveals that mid-market retailers are looking to invest in their physical stores in the next two years – increasing store space and enhancing the in-store customer experience.
Take-home grocery sales fell by 1.2% over the 12 weeks to 3 October 2021, according to the latest figures from Kantar. Despite this dip, sales remain 8.1% higher than they were before COVID-19 and every retailer boosted its sales compared with the same period in 2019. Fraser McKevitt,
60% of shoppers say that a poor experience on any channel will make them less likely to shop again with a brand. That’s according to new research from Klarna “Owning Omnichannel: winning at clicks and bricks”, which uncovers a potentially
Parents became more eco-conscious during lockdown as their environmentally savvy children stayed home from school, new research from Sainsbury’s has revealed.
Shopper confidence has declined to its lowest level in a year, according to the latest Shopper Confidence Index from IGD.